February 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Murchison approves new city secretary

The City of Murchison has officially hired new city secretary Sharon Chase to replace outgoing city secretary Megan Harville, who resigned to work for Murchison Independent School District. Chase's first day at work for Murchison was February 12. More...

Planting seeds and stuffing mice

The Chandler Intermediate School science club met for its monthly get-together February 21. At this particular meeting the club ran through a series of three stations designed to help the children learn more about the environment. More...

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School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

March 3-7

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Sausage & pancake on a stick, fruit WED: Morning sausage roll, fruit THUR: Cinnamon roll, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, More...

Chandler Elementary School chatter

The teachers from Chandler Elementary have submitted news of their students and what they are studying: Pre-K - February was a busy month. We celebrated and learned about so many things. We celebrated the 100th Day by counting to 100. More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Ashley Scott 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Dana & Don Scott Brothers/Sisters: Crystal, Jessica, Katie Hobbies: Dance, band, cook, watching TV More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shane L. Morgan

Funeral services for Shane L. Morgan, 34, of Berryville, were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Frankston with Larry Morgan, Perry Eaton, George Folmar and Thomas McGarity officiating. More...

Kalee Elisabeth Morgan

Funeral services for Kalee Elisabeth Morgan, 12, of Berryville were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Frankston with Larry Morgan, Perry Eaton, George Folmar and Thomas McGarity officiating. More...

Mary Fowler

Services for Mary Fowler, 73, of Murchison were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2008 at Lloyd James Funeral Chapel with Bro. Sherman Mayfield 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...

District Judge Tarrance files for re-election

Having served for twelve years as the only judge for the 392nd District Court, Judge Carter Tarrance has filed for re-election. In 1995 then-Governor George W. Bush appointed Tarrance to the newly created judicial district position. More...

March 4 Texas Primary voting locations released

The Texas Primaries are upon Henderson County as Texas prepares to elect new members to public office and re-elect old ones. Voting will take place from 7 am to 7 pm on March 4 at a host of locations by precinct. More...

`Bragg'n about Jesus'

They're known `round these parts as the Singing Bragg Family, and their motto is "Bragg'n about Jesus". More...

News

Cook of the Week

The Edom Bakery and Grill boasts quite an accomplished chef. Jackson York, certified executive chef with the American Culinary Federation, has only had a year and a half to bring his own flavor to the bakery. More...

McGill honored with college award

Megan McGill was selected as a recipient of the 2007-2008 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award. Unlike others with similar titles, this award is very prestigious and highly prized. More...

Look who's new

Taylor Rae Tillison, a daughter, was born at 8:38 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2008, to Mark and Becky Tillison of Murchison. Taylor is also welcomed by big brother Ty Owen Tillison. More...

Sports

Xtreme fall in season debut

The Athens based Texas Xtreme semi-professional football team opened the 2008 season Saturday against the host, North Dallas Cowboys and lost the game 18-0. More...

Brownsboro claims first place at golf meet

Playing in just their second tournament of the year the Brownsboro boys golf team captured first place in the Eustace Tournament on Monday. Drew Pirtle led the Bears to the win as he shot a 76 overall. More...

Panthers end Bears' playoff run

The Brownsboro Bears basketball team is improving each season under the direction of head coach Jeff Hutchins. More...

Historical

Did Davy survive?

Did Davy Crockett survive the battle of the Alamo, only to be sent to Mexico as a prisoner and forced to work in a mine? The possibility was raised in an edition of Southwestern Historical Quarterly in April of 1940. More...