April 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Lankford running for city council

Bobby Lankford, retired American Airlines pilot from Houston, has decided to run for one of the three open positions on the Chandler City Council. He entered as a write-in candidate. "I love and enjoy living in Chandler," Lankford said. More...

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School

Journalism students advance to state

It is a historic year for the Brownsboro High School journalism department as not one but three students prepare for the state UIL competition in May. The students placed at the April 12 regional meet. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

April 28 - May 2 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Breakfast bagel, fruit WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit THUR: Breakfast bagel, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, fruit LUNCH BES, CES & CIS MON: Chicken sandwich, lettuce & to More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Valene Ashcraft Rook Crunk

Born November 20, 1920 to Ruben and Florene Ashcraft, Mrs. Crunk was a lifelong resident of the Tyler/Chandler area. More...

Johnny Carl Kellis

Memorial services for Johnny Carl Kellis, 77, Chandler, will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Mr. Kellis died April 14, 2008, at his residence. He was born Dec. More...

Arthur `A.D.' Phillips

Services for Arthur Dalton "A.D." Phillips, 82, Ben Wheeler, were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Edom, with the Revs. Greg Lytle and David McNairy 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...

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. I see my last letter had no effect on the illegal gambling halls in our part of the county. More...

The candidates present their views at forum

The six candidates for Chandler City Council came to the Chandler Community Center Tuesday, April 22, to present their views on why the people of Chandler should elect them. More...

Chili cook-off this weekend

Chili cooks from the area have a chance to test their mettle against some of the region's top specialists Saturday, April 26. The cook-off in Winchester Park in Chandler on FM 315 is part of the fourth annual "Play Day at the Park". More...

Lehman enters the council elections

Melissa Lehman has entered the hotly contested battle for the three open positions on the Chandler City Council. She joined the fray as a write-in candidate, competing with three other write-ins and two incumbents. More...

To celebrate, remember and fight back

The Henderson County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will return to the Brownsboro track field May 2. The fundraiser will run from 7 pm to 7 am, an all night event. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Wanda Gandy is one of the Edom Market and Caf More...

The doctor is in

Freeze it before you Sneeze!

With the onset of Spring and the Summer being just around the corner, we all wish to go out and enjoy the fresh breeze and looks of the dark green trees of East Texas. However, some of us come back home sniffing, itching and sneezing. More...

Construction continues

Volunteers who have been working on the construction of a new fire station for the Edom Volunteer Fire Department are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. More...

Sports

Swing like you mean it

The baseball fields all over America are trimmed, green, and ready for action. My family will be sitting in the stands again this year because little league is really the only sport I get. I love the human drama. More...

07-08 Bears Basketball

One of the most successful Brownsboro Varsity Basketball teams in recent history the members of the 2007-08 Bears include, front; manager Kyle Yarbrough, Ryan Smith, Andrew Adair, Jeremy Monroe, Seth Martin, manager Zack Luker; middle, More...

Powering into the playoffs

Brownsboro blanks Athens 8-0, earns first playoff spot in four years

Hello playoffs! With an 8- 0 win over Athens on Tuesday night the Brownsboro Bears secured a spot in the playoffs. More...

Historical

Quilting a family history

If Teddy Ivy wakes up in the middle of the night, curious about a part of his family's history, all he has to do is consult the quilt on his bed. More...