January 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Bear Radio plans for next big move

When Brownsboro Independent School District set up its own internet radio station in 2007, Perry Eaton, parent involvement coordinator for the school, said there were no current plans to upgrade the station to a true AM/FM frequency. More...

Rogers to run for Henderson County Pct. 3 Commissioner

Pct. 3 Commissioner candidate Hank Rogers is the first to say he isn't a politician, but more like a servant for the people. "I want people to know the type of person I am," Rogers said. "I want to be there for them and be a good public servant. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High School

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Allison Reid 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Eileen and Ken Reid Brothers/Sisters: Ryan, Preston Hobbies: Shopping and talking More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

February 4-8 (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, CIS, BES, BIS MON: More...

LeTourneau school announces Chandler honors graduate

Karla Miller of Chandler earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with summa cum laude honors from LeTourneau University's School of Graduate and Professional Studies in commencement ceremonies in Longview on Saturday, December 15, 200 More...

Sports

Spring 2008 Tennis Match

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Photo

Chad Wilson Photo Returning from injury Andrew Adair, seen here against Bullard, has provided the Bears with a spark as the endure District 14-3A play. More...

High School Boys Basketball Results

Freshman Bears Brownsboro Athens C. Duke 9, C. Dowdle 2, R. Owens 3, D. Taylor 3, J. Cox 3 Brownsboro Van J. Cox 13, D. Taylor 7, K. Faulkner 1, R. Owens 11, C. Dowdle 2, C. Duke 3 Brownsboro Chapel Hill J. Cox 4, D. Taylor 3, R. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

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Area beautification group to present city banner project

Keep Chandler Beautiful, a volunteer organization devoted to making the Chandler area a more visually appealing sight, will soon showcase its latest project at the February 12 Chandler City Council meeting. More...

PDQ Signs joins Chamber of Commerce

Courtesy Photo The Chandler and Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes PDQ Signs, a family-owned company operated by Barry and Tina Smith of Chandler. PDQ Signs offers advertisement on signs, banners and vehicle gaphics. More...

Ray Nutt announces a Henderson County Sheriff candidacy

Dear Citizens of Henderson County, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Ray Nutt. I have decided to run for Sheriff of Henderson County in the upcoming Republican Primary in the sheriff's election in 2008. More...

News

Chandler resident awarded top honor at Math Conference

Terrell Fenner of Chandler was awarded a top honor during the National Joint Mathematics Meeting held January 6-9, 2008, Dr. Jennifer McLoud-Mann, associate professor of mathematics at The University of Texas at Tyler, announced. More...

Cook of the Week

The Chandler area, specifically the Chandler Nursing Center, will soon lose one of its most beloved workers: Rose Daniels. Rose has worked at the Chandler Nursing Center for nearly five years, but she lives in Kilgore. More...

Chandler Intermediate to host TAKS Parent Night

In preparation for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills tests, Chandler Intermediate School will hold its TAKS Parent Night January 31 to help prepare families for the testing. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barbara Sue Stepp

Barbara Sue Stepp, 61, of Brownsboro passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2008 in Athens after a long illness. Services were held Monday, January 28 at the Edom United Methodist Church with Rev. Russell Hall officiating. More...

David Wayne Leonard

Funeral services for David Wayne Leonard, 52, of Brownsboro were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at the Leagueville Baptist Church with Tom Bragdon officiating. Interment followed at the Grace Hill Cemetery in Longview. More...

Alice Juanita Reagan

Services for Alice Juanita Reagan, 89, Chandler were held Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Chandler with Dr. Stan Copeland, Rev. Sam Boyd, and Dr. Russ Munch officiating. 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...

Historical

The "Indian" bootlegger

Tony Sanches, a Lufkin sawmill hand in the 1920s, not only made some of the best bootleg whiskey in East Texas; he had the best customers -- people like singer Jimmy Rodgers, Clyde Barrow of the Bonnie and Clyde gang -- even the local sheriff. More...