November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

BHS Bomb threat sparks high alert

News Reporter It was just another day for Brownsboro High School Monday, November 5. Students left school to go home for the day and custodians made the rounds, searching for stray trash and making the building look tidy. More...

All amendments pass at November election

All the votes are in. All 16 amendments proposed by state legislature have passed in Henderson County as well as all of Texas. The elections ended Tuesday, November 6. Gwen Moffeit, Henderson County Clerk, said 2,346 people voted in the elections. More...

Photo

Nathan Straus Photo Two United States Marines carrying the American and the Texas flags during the BISD Veteran's Day Program. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Super Bowl Champions

The Chandler & Brownsboro Bears flag team are the 2007 Tri-County Super Bowl Champions after defeating the Hallsville Bobcats 18-0 on Saturday. More...

Local dance team takes top honors

The Junior Dazzlers, Dazzlers, and Dazzlers Elite of 5-6-7-8 Dance Studio in Chandler, took top honors at the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders dance competition. The Junior Dazzlers brought home 2nd place in the Novelty division. More...

Friends & Flowers Garden Club News

The last time anything was reported was last June when the club chose my ladies boutique in Edom, Texas, as Yard of the Month. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

We hear about our youth when they fail or are great in sports, but what about the others? More...

Chandler man convicted of robberies, evading arrest

After a string of robberies and evading arrest, Bobby Dykes of Chandler was sentenced to six life sentences. The 47-year-old man was on parole in 1993 when he burglarized the home of a Smith County woman. More...

Brownsboro speed limit reduced

Vehicles going to and from Brownsboro will need to slow down on the stretch of land between the FM 314 and Highway 31 intersection and Y's Hometown Foods. More...

Area man sentenced to eight years for stabbing

Chandler resident Rex Williams, 26, was handed a guilty verdict Monday, November 5. His crime was assault with a deadly weapon, committed August 5, 2005. According to Williams, the assault was committed with self-defense in mind. More...

News

Cook of the Week

David White is retired from the prison system after nearly three decades, with two of those decades being spent working in the Texas prison system. More...

Honoring America's Veterans

Above Billy Beasley presents a speech on courage and veterans to Murchison ISD students. Right, Samual Hopkins speaks to a packed gymnasium at Brownsboro High School. Hopkins spoke of the necessity of serving one's country. More...

Annual Christmas food drive announced

The 26th annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive, sponsored by Brookshire Grocery Co. and the Chandler Lions Club, begins on Saturday, Nov. 17. The food drive provides food for needy families in the Chandler area at Christmas. 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...

Historical

Pamelia Mann: Tough Texan

A lady of my acquaintance, active in the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, once complained to me on the argumentative nature of her sisters in this hereditary Lone Star sorority. My explanation: it's in the blood. More...