November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Ron Shields receives Hope Award

The East Texas Crisis Center held its annual Hope Awards Ceremony Friday, October 26. Among the recipients was Brownsboro chief of police Ron Shields. The ceremony was held at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall in Athens. More...

Special Sections

School

More than 90 colleges registered to attend annual College Fair

Representatives from more than 90 colleges and universities have registered to attend the Tyler Area College Fair, scheduled for Monday, November 12, 6-8 p.m. at the Oil Palace. More...

ACT deadline is Nov. 2

The next ACT test will be administered on December 8, 2007. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by November 2 -- the deadline for having the registration postmarked. More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Johnny Fleming 7th Grade BJHS Parents: JOhnny & Karen Fleming Brothers/Sisters: None Hobbies: Target practice, fishing, camping More...

Sports

The most exciting show on turf

Brownsboro Junior Varsity Bears rack up 504 yards offensively in 40-24 victory over Canton

Time is running out to see one of the best football teams that Brownsboro has to offer this season. More...

Bearettes conclude 2007 volleyball season in Athens

Playing in a very tough District 14-AAA the Varsity Bearettes wrapped up the 2007 season last Tuesday night with a loss to Athens. The Bearettes finished the season in fourth place in district with a 4-6 record. More...

Bears shutout in Canton

Last Thursday night in Canton the Freshman Bears were shutout by the score of 48-0. Brownsboro totaled 48 yards of offense in the loss with 23 coming in the air and 25 on the ground. JT Cox and Kyle Faulkner both completed passes for the Bears. More...

BISD is `Drug Free'

All Brownsboro ISD schools celebrated being drug free last week by participating in Red Ribbon week, October 22-26. More...

State amendments polling places

Henderson County has begun early voting on a menu of 16 amendments. The voting period began Monday, October 22, and will last through Friday, November 2. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. The amendments will affect all of Texas. More...

The $500 haircut

What started out as an argument about hair styles ended in Chandler Police Explorer Jacob Lehman's head being shaved down to stubble. More...

News

Cook of the Week

On an 800-acre ranch 11 miles southwest of Brownsboro lives Donald Thomas and his wife for 25 of his 44 years on earth, Debbie. More...

Here's to You America

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler, Brownsboro, Moore Station, Murchison and Lake Palestine communities are proud of you! More...

Today's Girl pageant comes to Murchison

Murchison Independent School District will be the site of a Today's Girl beauty pageant. The pageant, a preliminary competition for the 2008 pageant, will show in the school cafeteria Saturday, November 17. It is open to girls up to 18 years old. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clessie M. Warren

Mrs. Clessie M. Warren of Larue passed away October 24, 2007 at the age of 95. Services were held at the Griffin Funeral Home in Corsicana, October 27, 2007. Burial was in Hamilton Beemon Cemetery. More...

Stephen Tomlinson, Jr.

Graveside services for Stephen Dawnate' Tomlinson Jr., infant, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Leagueville Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Bragdon officiating under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

If you have a poem, song lyrics or a short story and you would like to share it with the readers of The Statesman now is your chance. Email or mail us your submission and look for it in an upcoming issue of The Statesman. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

Holstein and Owen have been bragging about how much money they have saved the taxpayers by the lawsuit against ETMC. None of what they accused the hospital of was true and that was proven. More...

Historical

James Long, Filibuster

The United States-Spanish border saw plenty of trouble during the first two decades of the nineteenth century. More...