April 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Gene Giger vies for council re-election

He's been a member of the Chandler City Council for two years, and he aims to increase that number. Gene Giger, incumbent in the anticipated Chandler council elections, said he runs on a platform of progress. More...

Demolitions begin

Nathan Straus Photo This house on 3rd Street in Chandler was one of the first in a series of structures to be demolished to bring the area into code compliance, and to help beautify the city. More...

Special Sections

School

Un-cool Mom for President

Checklist Charlie

I've decided to run for president. I'm a cinch to be elected because my platform is so terrific. No more hand-held technology for people under-age to vote. Of course, I'll only be an incumbent as long as the next generation is underage. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Rosa Cade, 97, passes away

Services for Rosa O. Cade, 97, Chandler, were held at 4:00 Wednesday, April 9, at Chandler First United Methodist Church with Dr. Russ Munch and the Revs. Richard Prather and Jim Griffin officiating. More...

Oleta Arnold Dunn

Graveside services for Oleta Arnold Dunn, 79, Chandler, were held Thursday, April 3, at Point Chapel Cemetery, Doyline, La., with Ernest Norris officiating under direction of Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Dunn died March 31, 2008, in Chandler. 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

Dear Reader, It was my intention not to respond to Conley Owen's deceptive allegations and attack on my character, but I feel that some response is warranted due to the seriousness nature of the statements made. More...

Historical

Mayhaws: A spring delicacy

I read in the paper the other day where some farmers are now growing mayhaws in an orchard on their farms. There goes another East Texas tradition -- all shot to heck by technology. More...

KCB to host political forum

Elections are about to begin for the three hotly contested Chandler City Council positions. In preparation for the early voting period to begin April 28, Keep Chandler Beautiful will host its first ever political forum. More...

Dick Garrett runs for Chandler City Council

Some things are not right in the City of Chandler, Chandler citizen Dick Garrett said. "Things are out of control when the people that elected the City Council have been forgotten," Garrett added. More...

BHS scores well across board at Livestock Show

The results are in for the 2008 Henderson County Livestock Show. Brownsboro High School had 75 agriculture students participate in the event, and many placed in the top six of the event entered. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Mike Pugh is not the founder of the Callender Lake Store on FM 2339, but at this point he has worked at the store three years longer than the man he purchased it from, Ray Rands, who worked the store 11 years. More...

"Unforgettable Moments and Music of our Past" theme of Kappa Pi meeting

Kappa Pi Chapter reminisced about "Unforgettable Moments and Music of our Past" at the meeting at Lynda McQuaid's home on Thursday, April 3. 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...

Sports

Epperson homers twice, Bears defeat Hornets 12-10

Baseball is a team game. However there are those times when one player can make a huge impact on the outcome of the game. More...

Several BHS athletes advance to regionals

Mother Nature held back the rain long enough last Thursday and Friday to allow the athletes of District 14-3A to show off their skills in track and field events. More...

Lady Hornets top Bearettes 4-0

Athens defeated Brownsboro 4-0 last Tuesday night in Athens to start the second half of District 14-3A play. Brownsboro dropped to 0-6 in district and has been outscored in district play 65-7. More...