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County burn ban to expire

The Henderson County burn ban, started around February eight, will expire on Friday, March seven. The issue will not appear on any March seven agendas and the matter will be delayed until at least the Tuesday, March 11 Commissioners' Court meeting. More...

Special Sections

School

Bear Tracks earns recognition

The 2007 Bear Tracks yearbook, "A Common Bond in an Uncommon Place," was recognized for its division page design with emphasis on photography. More...

BIS holds science fair

The Brownsboro Intermediate School science fair kicked off at 5:30 pm on February 26 and continued till 7 pm. Members of the science club competed with around 60 exhibits with demonstrations such as "How blood clots form" and "Water purification". More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

March 10-14 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Waffle sticks, syrup, fruit WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit THUR: Breakfast pizza, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, fruit LUNCH Elems. More...

Sports

Bassmaster Classic

Brownsboro Elementary's Zay Ridgle finished third in the CastingKids competition at the Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, South Carolina with a score of 120. More...

Xtreme defeat Oilers in home debut

The Texas Xtreme semi-professional football team won their home opener Saturday night against the Greenville Oilers by the score of 24-16. Xtreme owners Gary Craig and Larry Anding were pleased as the offense improved throughout the game. More...

Charli Beall signs with LSU-Shreveport

It is hard to earn a college scholarship for sports. It is even harder to earn a scholarship in a sport that your high school does not offer. More...

Historical

Texas Independence day

Texas Independence Day is special to the citizens of our state because Texas has been a full-fledged, independently functioning country before becoming a part of the federal union. More...

Henderson Co. election results

The unofficial March 4 Primary Election results released by Henderson County's County Clerk's office are as follows. The victors are: President of the United States: Republican John McCain, 52.79 percent with 4,999 votes total. More...

MISD orders trustee election

Murchison Independent School District has set a date for its school board of trustees election. Several board members are up for re-election this time around. More...

Labor of Love continues to bless others

An organization with a mind for community service, Labor of Love is a volunteer group designed to provide free home repair to the handicapped, indigent elderly, single mothers and grandmothers raising grandchildren. More...

News

Photo

Five generations of the Bridges family. Right: Patricia Bridges of Chandler. Left: Marilyn Bridges of Lubbock. Top: James Bridges of Lubbock. Middle: Tiffaniy Bridges of Lubbock. Bottom: Braxton Bridges of Lubbock. More...

Cook of the Week

Gary Bowman, 53-year-old pastor of Concord Baptist Church on FM 2010, enjoys what he does. "I'm a very evangelical person, " Bowman said. "Over the last three years I've probably led 50 people to Christ just by visiting with them. More...

Rozell's celebrate 50th anniversary

T.J. and Sue Rozell of Chandler will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on March 7, 2008. The former Lillie Sue White married Thomas J. Rozell on March 7, 1958 in Trinidad, Texas, at the home of the groom's parents. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ollie Davis

Services for Ollie M. Davis, 84, Brownsboro, formerly of Killeen, were held Tuesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home chapel, Athens, with the Rev. Russell Munch officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens. Mrs. More...

Martin Ellis Sledge

Martin Ellis Sledge, 67, Chandler, died February 28, 2008 in Chandler. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are with Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mr. Sledge was born December 6, 1940 in Houston. More...

James Richard Vickers

Services for James Richard "J.R." Vickers, 68, of Brownsboro, were held Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Burial was at Rock Hill Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. 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...