December 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD supports Jake Hardin

Kelly Eaton's 1st grade class at Brownsboro Elementary shows off their t-shirts that were made to support Murchison Independent School District 4th grade student Jake Hardin during his time in chemotherapy for leukemia. More...

Holiday deadlines announced

The Statesman office will close at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve and reopen Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 9am. The office will also close on Dec. 31 at 5pm and reopen on January 2 at 9am. More...

Special Sections

School

Helping the community

Chandler Elementary School participated in their annual food drive. With a goal of 1,000 food items they reached their goal and more. They raised over 1,500 food items. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

December 17-21

(Milk served with meals) BREAKFAST MON: Ready to eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: French toast sticks with syrup, fruit WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit THUR: Breakfast pizza, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, More...

BHS first semester final exam schedule announced

Brownsboro High School has released the schedule for the campus' final classes and exams. The schedule covers Tuesday, December 18 through Friday, December 21. December 18 (Tuesday): 8-9:30 am - 1st Period Exam. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Adrian Alexander

Graveside services for Adrian Alexander, 88, Chandler, were held Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 2pm at Concord Cemetery in Chandler, with Chaplain Keith Hague officiating. More...

Freddie "Fred" Sherwin Cade

Services for Freddie were held on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church of Chandler at 10 a.m., with Reverend Stan Copeland, Lt. Colonel Jim Griffin and Reverend Russ Munch officiating. More...

Leon O. Wilson

Masonic graveside services for Leon O. Wilson, 89, Edom, were held Sunday in Haven of Memories Cemetery under the auspices of Canton Masonic Pine Lodge No. 203. Arrangements were with Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. Mr. 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...

New Edom Area Chamber of Commerce board member elected December 3

The Edom Area Chamber of Commerce met December 3 to go over finances and the status of special events and the Edom Volunteer Fire Depart- ment. In addition, the Chamber elected independent associate Lynn Warren as a new Chamber Board member. More...

Audit declares BISD funds "optimum"

During the Brownsboro Independent School District regular meeting December 10, the board members heard the results of the 2006-2007 district financial audit. More...

Brownsboro knife thrower returns from injury, wins throwing championship

Bob Pyle, knife and hawk throwing enthusiast and instructor, won the Gold Cup in Austin for champion level knife throwing in October. Pyle, now in his 70s, went under the knife in June for shoulder surgery after hurting his shoulder some time ago. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Cindy Arthur describes herself as something of a "computer geek". As a systems analyst for East Texas Medical Center, her work with modern technology benefits the health of those in Tyler. 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...

Kappa Pi meets in Christmas celebration

Kappa Pi Chapter met for their annual Christmas luncheon at Lynda McQuaid's house on Thursday, December 6. Members brought covered dishes and enjoyed the food and fellowship. More...

Sports

JV Bearettes claim another tournament crown

This season the Junior Varsity Bearettes have played in two tournaments. The final results of both tournaments found the Bearettes on the victorious end. More...

Bullard no match for BJHS teams

Home or away the Bullard Panthers were no match for the Brownsboro Junior High basketball players as seven of eight basketball teams defeated Bullard last Monday. More...

Sub-Varsity Basketball

Freshman Bearettes

The Jacksonville Tournament was not a favorable event for the Freshman Bearettes as they lost three of four games played. Brownsboro's lone win came in round two of the tournament against Carthage. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

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