January 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Since the beginning

Library volunteer to be rewarded for 25 years of work

Georgia Starkey remembers when the Chandler Library, now located on Highway 31, was a trailer. It was during this period in 1983 when Georgia first volunteered to work at the library, or, the Henderson County Bookmobile, as it was known back then. More...

Special Sections

School

High School Art Exhibition

TMA issues call for entries in showcase

TYLER, TX-The Tyler Museum of Art is casting an eye toward new talent on the horizon as it seeks entries for its 4th Annual High School Art Exhibition, scheduled for March 8- 30, 2008 at the museum. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

January 7-11 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Sausage & pancake on stick, fruit WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit THUR: Breakfast bagel, fruit FRI: Morning sausage, roll, fruit LUNCH ~ CES & BES MON: Pizza, corn, More...

Sports

Sub-Varsity Basketball

Junior Varsity Bearettes

On day one of the two day Bearette Doubleheader the Junior Varsity team lost two games as the team was spilt into two teams. Team one lost to Canton by the score of 37-36 while team two lost to Van 31-10. More...

Sub-Varsity Basketball

Freshman Bearettes

Improving to 7-7 on the season the Freshman Bearettes defeated LaPoyner 38-17. Tiffany Hurd led the Bearettes in scoring with 12 points. Brownsboro shutout the Lady Flyers in the third period while scoring 13 points. More...

Bearettes open District 14-3A play Friday

The start of district play is always important, but Friday night's game against Van will carry added significance for the Brownsboro Bearettes. More...

Historical

La Salle's murder continues to stir much speculation

On March 19, 1687, as spring's first blossoms began to bring color to the gray winter landscape, a French explorer approached a rustic hunting camp somewhere in an area now known as Texas. More...

Political town hall meetings proposed for `08

Ron Gindlesperger wants the people's voices to be heard in East Texas, and to ensure this is accomplished he has proposed the founding of a political roundtable discussion in several cities. More...

Food drive exceeds goal

Starting November 17, the Spirit of Christmas Food Drive aimed at feeding 13,000 families by collecting and distributing food. More...

Weekend blaze threatens homes

Strong flames ripped through areas behind a group of homes Saturday, December 22. The fires, spread by hard winds that afternoon, prompted a response from the Chandler and West Side Fire Departments. More...

Opelika fire consumes 4.5 acres

The Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire call Monday, December 31, at about 10:20 am. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Kristin Lindburg likes to tell other people about her cooking skills. In fact, when she's on the job at Brookshire's, she leaves copies of her recipes out so shoppers can take a look. More...

Bennett seeking re-election

Henderson County District Attorney Donna Bennett has announced that she will seek another term in the March 4, 2008 Republican Primary. Bennett has been District Attorney since her victory in the 1994 general election. 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...

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

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. All of my local childhood heroes are gone except one. I wonder why no one took their place. More...