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BISD releases May calender

The end of the 2007-08 school year quickly approaches and Brownsboro ISD has released the schedule for end of the year activities. On Tuesday, May 6 the FFA will host an awards banquet in the high school cafeteria. The program begins at 6:30pm. More...

Town meeting held

The Brownsboro High School's Little Theater was the site of a town meeting April 24. More...

Special Sections

School

TAKS time!

Intermediate schools ready for test

Brownsboro Intermediate School held its rally for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills tests Friday, April 25. More...

Two BHS students receive Tops in Texas

The Brownsboro High School yearbook and paper received a host of prestigious honors during the Interscholastic League Press Conference at The University of Texas in Austin. More...

Brownsboro ISD MENU

April 28 - May 2 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: French toast sticks, fruit WED: Sausage pancake on a stick, fruit THUR: Sausage biscuit w/ cheese, fruit FRI: Breakfast pizza, fruit LUNCH Brownsboro Elem. More...

Sports

Brownsboro athletes compete at Regional track & field meet

Athletes from Class 3A, Region II high schools took part in the Regional Track and Field meet last Friday and Saturday at Texas A&M Commerce. Brownsboro had four individuals competing in the meet and a two relay teams. More...

07-08 Bearettes

Members of the 2007-08 Freshman Bearettes basketball team includeCoach Becky Daughtry, Bryann Delgado, Cashay Carter, Cortney Cook, Kayla Winnett, Tiffany Hurd, Malea Sims, Amy Jones, Carley Smith, Chelsea Holcomb, Vanessa Veitch, Seated: Vicky Devil More...

Bears finish tenth at golf regionals

Teeing off at the Tanglewood Resort last week in the Class 3A Region II Golf Tournament Andrew Pollard and Drew Pirtle led the Bears into the golf tournament. More...

Historical

Peter Ellis Bean

The American frontier produced many colorful characters, including Peter Ellis Bean. Bean was born in Bean Station, Tennessee, on June 8, 1783. More...

Lankford ineligible for Chandler City Council

Bobby Lankford, a candidate for both the Chandler City Council and the Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees, has recently found out he can't be elevated to councilmember, even if elected. More...

City of Chandler outdoor burning regulations

Recently we have heard many comments and had many questions regarding our Outdoor Burning Ordinance. All of the questions are good and we have answered them to the best of our ability. More...

Goodbye to Mr. I.?

When the Brownsboro High School drama department opens up again after the summer, drama teacher Wayne Innerarity, known as Mr. I. to his students, may not be there. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Shannan Bryant has lived in Tyler since she was 14. "I love Tyler," Bryant said. Born in Pasadena, Shannan married Ray Bryant and they have two kids. She works at the Rose Lawn Memorial Park. One of her favorite activities is cooking chili. More...

Checklist Charlie

Bald Eagles and Textbook-free History

He flew within ten feet of our heads with a seven-foot wing span and soft brown feathers so close I could see them individually. "A bald eagle!" shouted Daniel, my son's friend. More...

The doctor is in

What is the difference between a D.O. and a M.D.?

In the 21st century, there is not much difference in the practice styles of a D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathy, or "osteopath ") and an M.D. (Medical Doctor, or "allopath"). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Anthony Carter

Services for James Anthony Carter, 58, of Brownsboro were held April 25, 2008 at Eubank Chapel-Canton, with John Carter officiating. Burial was in Chinquapin Cemetery, Walton. Mr. Carter passed away April 21, 2008 in Brownsboro. More...

Mary Christman Holden Garrie

Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Christman Holden Garrie, 90, of Chandler, will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at Memory Gardens of Corpus Christi, with Larry Holden officiating. More...

Charles King

Services for Charles Ray King, 67, Chandler, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Beaty Funeral Home chapel, Hawkins, with Brother Bob Sexton officiating. Burial was in Hawkins Cemetery. Mr. King died April 25, 2008, in Tyler. He was born Feb. 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. Citizens of Chandler: It is amazing how short people's memory can be. More...