February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Flu season strikes BISD

Brownsboro Independent School District started February with empty buildings Friday, February 1. A campuswide sick day was called due to almost a fifth of the students being out with the flu or other sicknesses. More...

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School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

February 11-15 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Waffle sticks, syrup, fruit WED: Sausage biscuit, juice THUR: Breakfast pizza, juice FRI: Breakfast burrito, fruit LUNCH CES, CIS, BES, BIS MON: Chicken nuggets, mashe More...

Phi Theta Kappa winners

Courtesy Photo Three Brownsboro High School seniors were honored by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Henderson County Junior College. Nathaniel Kuhns, Charli Beall and Andrew Pollard were presented the Leadership of Tomorrow award. More...

Colleges recognize area students

Hillsboro, Kan. - Tabor College has announced that 168 of its students have been named to the Dean's List for their accomplishments for the Fall `07 semester. More...

Sports

Brownsboro Bears Baseball Schedule

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Brownsboro Bearettes Softball Schedule

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Catfish tourney at Lake Palestine

A one-day Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest Fishing Tournament has been announced for Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Lake Palestine some 15 miles southwest of Tyler. More...

East Texas call service spreads to cover state

An East Texas-based call service, 2-1-1 East Texas, has spread to cover the entire state. The call service, started in 2004, helps callers connect to the myriad of resources available in East Texas. More...

Chandler church to honor long-time couples Feb. 16

The First United Methodist Church of Chandler will host its Golden Pairs Celebration Saturday, February 16, in honor of married couples who have been together 50 years or more. The celebration will last from 2 pm to 4 pm. More...

BHS grad promoted to Corporal, Investigator at Van Police Department

One foot in a police car was all it took for Ceresa Ballard to realize law enforcement was her calling. "For me it was all about getting my foot into the squad car," Ballard said. "After that it got in my blood and I couldn't get it out. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Shoppers at Y's Hometown Foods in Brownsboro may catch employee Debbie Grisham during the daytime routine. Debbie has worked at Y's for two years now. "I've lived in Brownsboro for 18 years," Grisham said. More...

Looks who's new

Cody Wayne Allen

Cliff and Erica Allen of Chandler are proud to announce the birth of their son, Cody Wayne Allen. Cody was born January 23, 2008 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital. He weighed pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches in length. 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. Dear Editor, (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary) Notion: no-shen, 1. More...

Historical

Always late

Coming north out of Beaumont on Highway 96 in the 1950s, one passed through a community called Voth. More...