November 29, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury returns sixty-four true bills

District Attorney, Donna R. Bennett, reports the July Term 2007 Grand Jury met on November 8, 2007, and returned 64 True Bills, including the following: + - Carmen Sue Ciociola, W/F, 40, Athens, Forgery. More...

Chandler Super Food offers bill pay system

Super Food #7 in Chandler on Highway 31 is now offering the option to pay a variety of bills inside the building. Farooq Ahmad, store owner, said he has offered this service since the first of November. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High competes in UIL Meet

Brownsboro Junior High students participated in their U.I.L. Academic Meet held at Canton Junior High on November 3. The competing schools this year were Canton, Van, Chapel Hill, Athens and Bullard. More...

Chandler Chatter

News from Chandler Elementary

Pre-K has been learning about Thanksgiving. We are still working on writing our names and getting along with others. We are learning our letters and how to count to ten. More...

UT Tyler students inducted into Alpha Chi Honor Society

One hundred and forty-three students at The University of Texas at Tyler were inducted into the Texas Alpha Xi Chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society for the 2007-08 academic year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Michael Thompson

Funeral services for Michael Thompson, 19, Brownsboro were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 21, at Park Heights Assembly of God Church, Tyler, with Pastor Jamie Eitson officiating, under the direction of Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. 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

The record was set straight at the last City Council meeting in Chandler as the City Administrator admittedd that he signed the Mayor's name and wrote the letter to the editor saying that if you want the whole truth ask him or any council member. More...

Historical

Margie Neal

From the 1970s through now, many introductions included the words "The first woman to ..." Margie Elizabeth Neal of Carthage, Texas, really was the first woman to do lots of things and do them well, besides. More...

Thanksgiving week accidents nonfatal

A 1991 Pontiac Grand Am crashed off the road November 20 at 1:10 pm. The vehicle, driven by Stephanie Beltran of Flint, struck a fence after leaving Broad Street in Chandler. More...

Throwing in the roll

BHS head custodian retires after two and a half decades of service

It's a favorite saying of Brownsboro High School's head custodian, Margie Shaver. "If you've got control of the toilet paper, you've got control of the school. More...

Livestock, crop disaster programs available

New disaster insurance programs have been announced to help protect crops and livestock in the event of a natural disaster. The three programs were founded September 10 and were announced again November 7 in a press release. More...

Photo

Courtesy Photo The Brownsboro Intermediate School PTO held a Kid Rally and balloon launch last Tuesday afternoon from 11:00 to 1:30 p.m. Over 700 balloons were released from the school around 1:15 p.m. More...

News

THE CIRCUIT RIDER

On Saturday morning, September 5th, six bikers met at Kidd Jones in Chandler to begin a week-long trip to Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. After praying together and kissing our families goodbye, we pulled out. More...

Cook of the Week

A lifelong East Texan, Joe Stephens enjoys hunting, farming and cooking up some of the manliest dishes this side of Tyler. "It's very satisfying to watch people eat what I cook," Stephens said. "It's the thing I enjoy most about cooking. 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...

Sports

Sub-Varsity Basketball Results

Junior Varsity Bearettes After winning the Eustace Tournament the JV Bearettes traveled to Emory to play the Rains Cats and lost their second game of the season 47-46. Scoring in every period Hillary Shaffer led the team in points with 15. More...

Running for a cause

Cade Smith, 8, of Chandler (pictured right) participated with his dad, Darin, in the Speedway 5K run at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, November 10. Cade finished the race 7th out of 28 contestants in the 12 and under division. More...

Young Hunters

Courtesy Photo Adam Curtis, 8, from the Houston area shot this 8-point deer while visiting his grand parents Mr. & Mrs. Charles Curtis in Brownsboro. He got the deer while hunting with his dad, Tony Curtis, the first of November. More...