December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Brownsboro resident W.D. Lewis devotes life to service

W.D. Lewis (Wilford Deeds) doesn't like talking about how great he is, but someone whose life goal is to help those in need sometimes can't avoid others doing the bragging for him. More...

Special Sections

School

Students of the month

Brownsboro Intermediate School Students of the Month for December. Amie McAllister, 4th grade; Lexi Davison, 5th grade; Juan Gomez 5th grade; Christina Stanley, 6th grade; George Black, 6th grade; front, More...

BISD third graders New Years resolutions

CES, Paula Phillips ? ? ? My 2008 New year's Resolution for school will be to have beter grades and don't talk when the teachers talking. to get beter grades you can work harder on your work and you can pay more atenshon to the teacher. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billy Gene Bristow

Services for Billy Gene Bristow, 74, Brownsboro, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Rock Hill Baptist Church, Brownsboro, with Tommy Weems and A.W. Cooper officiating. Burial was in Rock Hill Cemetery under direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Athens. More...

Letters

Letter To The Editor

Please review Letter to the Editor policy before submitting letter. The policy is found in the information column on the left hand side of this page. Where are all the good people in Henderson County? More...

Historical

New Year's Day

Happy New Year! Many dates and symbols have marked the waning of the old and welcoming the new year, but the most difficult thing has been getting a majority of us to agree when to observe the passage. More...

Murchison ISD revamps web site, hosts public hearing

The Murchison Independent School District Board of Trustees met Thursday, December 20 at 7 pm to cover several topics before the year's end. One of the topics concerned the ongoing construction of the school's new web site. More...

Judge Calhoon announces his candidacy

Mark Calhoon, District Judge for the 3rd Judicial District Court, has announced his candidacy for that position in the 2008 Republican primary election. Judge Calhoon was appointed earlier this year by Governor Rick Perry. More...

New Years deadline announced

The Statesman office will close at 3:00pm on New Years Eve and reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 9am. Advertising deadlines for the January 3 issue is Thursday, December 27 prior to the closing at 5pm. More...

News

Cook of the Week

A newcomer to Brownsboro, Amy Wynn is still East Texan to the core. She moved back to the area last month from Carrollton with her husband Charles Wheeler. Now she works part-time for Piggy's Too Barbeque. More...

Overflowing with gifts

Hometown Heroes wish to congratulate generous individuals in the Brownsboro Independent School District area. 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

Bears split games before Holiday Classic

In two games before the Christmas holiday the Bears fell to Edgewood last Tuesday before defeating Eustace last Friday in Eustace. On Tuesday the Bears took a 21-17 lead into the half before scoring just 12 points the entire second half. More...

Bearettes' Griffin closes in on career win 800

If the Bearettes sweep the Bearette Doubleheader on December 28-29 against LaPoyner and Grace Community they will set the stage for an interesting night on Friday, January 4, 2008. More...

AP All-State

Brownsboro Senior Ryan Epperson was named to the Class 3A AP All-State first team as a linebacker. Epperson totaled 168 tackles for the Bears while forcing and recovering three fumbles. More...