March 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Lone finalist named for MISD superintendent

Shirley Rowe, former principal of Murchison Independent School District and temporary superintendent following Scott Beene's resignation, has been named the lone finalist to fill Beene's position. More...

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School

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March 31 - April 4 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Breakfast Burrito, salsa, fruit WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit THUR: Breakfast bagel, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, fruit LUNCH Elems. & Intermeds. More...

Scholarship deadlines near

The deadline for graduatng seniors to apply for the Edom Area Community Scholarship is quickly approaching. Applications must be received by the committee by April 15. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wesley Miller

Wesley Miller, 22, of Brownsboro passed away March 16, 2008 in Brownsboro. Funeral services were held March 20, 2008, at Eubank Chapel-Canton, with the Rev. Steve Glosup officiating. More...

Willis Loven

Services for Willis Loven, 81, Brownsboro, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Loyd McCaskill officiating. Burial was in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Loven died March 21, 2008, in a Tyler hospital. 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

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Historical

Dog trot houses

A young man called the other day, asking if I knew what a "dog trot house" was. He had heard the phrase from one of his grandparents and had conjured up visions of dogs trotting through a house day and night. He wasn't far from the mark. More...

Locations selected for sheriff run-off election

The final elections for the Republican sheriff nominee is about to begin. Frontrunner Ray Nutt and runner up A.W. "Tony" Allison will go at it one last time before Democratic sheriff nominee Bill Casey's opponent is decided. More...

Let the show begin

It's time again for the 49th annual Henderson County Livestock Show. The show, where school kids from around the county take the projects they've been working on all year and present them to judges, began Monday, March 24. More...

County sales taxes up from 2007

The Chandler and Brownsboro area's sales tax allocation rose some from March of last year. The total county sales tax in March has risen 6.85 percent over what last year's March allocation was. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Along FM 2339 lies a convenience store and bait shop known as the Callender Lake Store. There's no sign out front, though there used to be a portable one with movable letters. 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...

The Great American Clean-Up set for April 5

It's that time of year again to start cleaning out your closets and garages for spring. That also means it's time for the "Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off" held each spring the first Saturday in April. More...

Sports

JV Bearettes win Athens Tournament consolation title

Prior to spring break the Junior Varsity Bearettes took part in the Athens JV Tournament. In pool play the Bearettes defeated Mineola 4-3, Crossroads 5-4 and lost to Huntington 9-1. More...

Brownsboro All-stars

The Major All Stars that will compete in the National Tournament on April 16-19 are front row Chris Givens, Jake Boyd, Tyler Thomison, Tanner Wilson, Logan Compton, Ryan Wellman; back row, Coach Matt Berry, Swaide Houston, Dusty Osborn, Jared Bragdon More...

Coaches' softball game approaches

Edom's annual softball match pitting the Brownsboro coaches against the Van coaches is slated for Saturday, April 19. More...