December 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

91.1 FM, Bear Radio?

It's been less than two months since Bear Radio hit the internet airwaves, and it's already aiming at transmitting on the FM dial. More...

BES named to Texas Monthly best schools list

Brownsboro Elementary School appeared in the December, 2007 issue of Texas Monthly, a magazine about all things Texas. Texas Monthly compiled a list of the best Texas elementary schools and BES appeared on that list. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

December 10-14 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Waffle sticks, syrup, fruit WED: Morning sausage, roll, fruit THUR: Ham slice, buttered toast, juice FRI: Cereal bar, yogurt, fruit LUNCH MON: Chicken nuggets, mashed po More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sharon Graves Cottle

Services for Sharon Graves Cottle, 63, Brownsboro, were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Weems and Rev. Ron Moore officiating. More...

Ferrell Gene Phaup

Graveside services for Ferrell Gene Phaup, 83, Chandler, were held at noon Saturday at Anneville Cemetery near Decatur with the family officiating. Arrangements were with Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. More...

Willie Lee Palmore

Services for Willie Lee Palmore, 84, of Tyler, were held Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 2 pm at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Bill Goble officiating. Services were under the 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

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Historical

A unique town story

East Texas is filled with towns bearing odd names, ranging from Dimple and Cuthand in Red River County to Pluck and Soda in Polk County -- and with places like Yallo Busha and Slocum thrown in for good measure. More...

Chandler burn ordinance still in effect

The city of Chandler passed a burn ban on June 12, 2007, and the ban is still active. Ordinance number 07-119 outlines the specifics of the ban, and a copy can be obtained from Chandler city hall for any questions not answered in this publication. More...

Letter to the Editor found to be misleading

In the November 29 issue of The Chandler and Brownsboro Statesman a letter to the editor that was submitted and signed by Howard Taliaferro was printed with false and misleading information. The statement by Mr. More...

Ground broken at future home of Griffin Estates

The shovel went down at 10:15 am Monday, December 3. Jim Griffin, property owner, moved the first clump of ground where the Griffin Estates will eventually be placed. "I own 67 acres of land here," Griffin said. More...

Greeting heroes

As he exits the plane at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the Iraq War veteran wonders how long it will take him to reach his final destination. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Lynn Davis came to Texas 30 years ago from Mississippi, and arrived in East Texas 10 years ago. More...

Keeping the flags flying

On Sept. 11, 2007 a tragic event took place. Driving to Chandler, I noted the flags at half staff at Winchester Park and the Henderson County Courthouse Annex. As I turned the corner at FM 315 and State Hwy. More...

Chaney runs unopposed for sixth term as tax assessor-collector

Milburn Chaney's campaign for Henderson County Tax Assessor-Collector is underway, and he's running unopposed. Chaney has served as tax assessor-collector for 18 years, and he's aiming for four more. More...

Sports

Sub-Varsity Basketball

Junior Varsity Bearettes With just one game last week the Junior Varsity Bearettes made the most of it as they improved to 7-2 on the season with a 49-28 win over Henderson last Tuesday. More...

GETSO bracket revised

The Arp Tigers dropped out of the Great East Texas Shootout as their football team is still in the playoffs. With Arp dropping out the bottom half of the bracket has changed. More...

Photo

The Chandler & Brownsboro Bears Sophomore team finished the season in fourth place and advanced to the South division playoffs where they were defeated by Whitehouse. More...