March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Cottonwood Bridge

Nathan Straus Photo Demetrius Morris and Brownsboro High School's theatre group, in preparation for UIL competition, will present its drama for free to audiences March 25. More...

Morning accident

Nathan Straus Photo A gold 2004 Oldsmobile Alero driven by a Chandler woman skidded out of control around 10:20 am Monday, March 10, on FM 314 South about five miles past the Highway 31 and FM 314 intersection. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High School

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Allison Tarrant 7th Grade BJHS Parents: Cassandra West Adam Tarrant Brothers/Sisters: Jorgia, Landoh, Josh, Justin, Kelsey Hobbies: running More...

Obituaries - Free Access

J.L. `Jim' Shaffer Sr.

Graveside memorial services for Jimmy Lloyd "Jim" Shaffer Sr., 64, Chandler, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Williams Cemetery, New Chapel Hill. Arrangements were with Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. Mr. Shaffer died March 9, 2008, in Tyler. More...

Sports

District play begins Friday

The preseason is over. Brownsboro will begin the ten-game journey towards a possible playoff appearance on Friday as they open play in District 14-3A. In Brownsboro on Friday night the Bearettes will host the Athens Lady Hornets. More...

Weather takes its toll on JV

Three double headers have been canceled this season keeping the Junior Varsity Bears baseball team from improving on their 1-2 overall record. "They are a talented bunch." Brownsboro coach Joe Fleming said. More...

Award winner

Brownsboro senior Andrew Adair, left, is presented with a scholarship by head basketball coach Jeff Hutchins. Adair was awarded the $1,000 scholarship at the Tyler Area Basketball Officials banquet on February 17. More...

Henderson County burn ban fizzles out

The Henderson County ban on outdoor burning, in effect most of February and early March, has finally died due to conditions no longer being optimal for the spread of fire. More...

Challengers needed

Elections may not be necessary for area cities

In February Chandler, Brownsboro and Murchison called for elections to allow the citizens of each community to choose who would be on each of their respective city councils. More...

Chandler to host Storm Spotters class

The Storm Spotters class, a class designed to teach its students how to identify certain weather events, will be hosted at the Chandler Community Center on March 27 at 6:30 pm. More...

Board approves employee health screening motion

News Reporter Brownsboro Independent School District was given the Energy Stewardship Award by Energy Education Incorporated at the monthly School Board of Trustees meeting Monday, March 10. More...

Garden Club travels to Mabank

It was a "Victorian" day for the garden club ladies on the first Wednesday of the month, March 5th. The gardeners traveled to Mabank to have lunch at "The Victorian Lady Tea Room. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Folks who frequent Edom's The Shed Cafe might catch a glimpse of Allyson Murray. Relatively new to the Edom restaurant, Murray has worked in the kitchen at The Shed for 15 months. "I really like working here," Allyson said. 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...

`Watercolors Made Easy' subject at Kappa Pi meeting

Barbara Faye Beard prepared "hands-on art activities " with her program titled "Watercolors Made Easy" for the Kappa Pi Chapter meeting Thursday, March 6 at 2 p.m. 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

Letters 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. LETTER to Dwayne Garner and supporters of U.S. More...

Historical

The first Elvis impersonator

Former radio personality Norman Johnson of Nacogdoches holds a unique place in East Texas history: He was the first known Elvis impersonator. More...