November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler's Holiday in the Park to raise beautification money

Winchester Park-goers Saturday, November 17, will be treated to a wealth of Gospel music as the Holiday in the Park Gospel Singing event starts. The music begins at 5:30 pm and will play until the groups have all had their time on the stage. More...

Special Sections

School

Chandler Elementary School chatter

First Grade - Students are learning about Fire Safety this October month. They have discussed, written and read about Fire Safety and how it can save lives! Discuss your fire plan at home and practice doing it. More...

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Brownsboro Junior High School

Anna Wood 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Andy & Michelle Wood Brothers/Sisters: Lauren, Nick, Alex Hobbies: Volleyball, basketball, cheering, youth group More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Howard Walker

Services for Howard Walker, 86, Ben Wheeler, were held Thursday, November 1, 2007 at First Baptist Church, Ben Wheeler, with the Revs. Carlton Young and Barney Hutson officiating. More...

Alan F. Helms

Mr. Alan F. Helms passed away on October 27, 2007, at the Windcrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Fredericksburg, Texas, at the age of 80 years. He was born July 11, 1927 in Smith County, Texas, to A.F. and Vera Cude Helms. 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

Letter To The Editor

I would like to take this opportunity to stress the importance of driving safely and sober -- which can save precious lives. People who are under the influence of any drug or alcohol and decide to drive are endangering themselves and others. More...

Historical

The mystery of Lady Bountiful

November 22 will mark the 85th anniversary of an East Texas murder that created a still-lingering mystery and put a timber baroness in a pauper's grave. More...

Chander's CodeRED shows low numbers

CodeRED, the high-speed telephone emergency notification system Chandler has contracted with, ran a test Wednesday, October 31. The results were not good; less than half of the numbers expected to be reached by the city was actually contacted. More...

Brownsboro FFA plans auction

The Brownsboro Independent School District's agriculture department will benefit from an auction Saturday, December 1. The auction will be hosted by the department's booster club, the Young Farmer's Association. More...

Murchison ISD to honor war vets

Area veterans are invited to attend Murchison ISD's annual Veteran's Day Program. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Katie Klier has lived on opposite sides of the thermometer. Less than a few years ago she was chilling out in Minnesota, now she lives in Brownsboro and works in Edom. More...

Checklist Charlie

Hospital gift checklist

The hospital has become something of a sanctuary for me; a place of worship; a portal, if you will, between earth and eternity. More...

Texas FFA officers visit BISD

The Brownsboro High School Agriculture Department was gifted with a visit from the president and state first vice president of the Texas FFA (formerly the Future Farmers of America, now just FFA). More...

Sports

JV Bears down Panthers 28-12

Bullard jumped on the board early with a 68 yard touchdown run with 9:04 left in the first quarter before the JV Bears rallied back to win the game 28-12 last Thursday in Bullard. More...

Griffin, Bearettes set for historic season

The Brownsboro Bearettes will kick off the 2007-08 basketball season this weekend as they host Mount Pleasant in Brownsboro at noon on Saturday. More...

Eighth grade Bears roll over Panthers

Both 8th grade teams defeated the Bullard Panthers last week in Brownsboro. The "A" team won 8-6 while the "B" team won 14-6. Scoring for the "A" team was Keuntis Thompson. More...