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Andrew Dyer named FFA District President

Brownsboro performs well at meet

Andrew Dyer, junior at Brownsboro High School, was elected FFA district president at the Sandyland District Convention on April 21 in Teague. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

May 12-16 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Breakfast burrito, fruit/juice WED: Cinnamon roll, fruit/ juice THUR: Breakfast bagel, fruit/juice FRI: Morning sausage roll, fruit LUNCH Brownsboro Elem. More...

My Favorite Book comes to Chandler

Young Chandler Elementary School and Chandler Intermediate School students will soon have a new favorite book. It is called My Favorite Book, and it is geared toward first grade through 10-year-old children. More...

NJHS inducts 24 new members

The Brownsboro chapter of the National Junior Honor Society met Monday, May 5 to induct 24 new members into the society. The group met in the gym of the Brownsboro Junior High School at 7 pm. More...

Sports

Early exit

In the bi-district best of three playoff series played last weekend at James G. Price Field in Coriscana the Kemp Yellow Jackets defeated the Brownsboro Bears 13-7 in game one and 4-1 in game two. More...

Regular Season Stat Leaders

Top three leaders in each category

Hits: Brad McDonald - 28 Ryan Smith - 21 Collin Wilson - 21 Doubles: Brad McDonald - 14 Keaton Parsell - 6 Ryan Smith - 5 Homeruns: Ryan Epperson - 3 Keaton Parsell - 3 Ryan Smith - 2 Batting Average: Ryan Epperson - . More...

Former Bearettes shine

Several Bearette softball players have taken their game to the college level over the past few years. Current UT Tyler pitcher and first baseman Loren Parks, a 2006 Brownsboro graduate, is currently preparing for the NCAA Championship tournament. More...

Historical

Weeping Mary

Few town names in East Texas attract as much curiosity as Weeping Mary, a 140-year-old black community hidden away in the deep woods of western Cherokee County. More...

Elections this Saturday

Early voting concluded Tuesday and now Election Day looms over area residents. More...

FORE!

Chamber announces annual golf tournament

Dust off the golf clubs setting in the back of the closet as it is time for the Chandler-Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce's sixth annual golf tournament. More...

Letter Carrier Food Drive on tap

Area citizens can do their part to help the Chandler, Murchison and Brownsboro Post Offices fight hunger on Saturday, May 10, as the 16th annual Letter Carrier Food Drive begins. More...

State champs

The Brownsboro Journalism Team won it all May 2 at the University Interscholastic League competition at the University of Texas in Austin. Eric Orange and Haley Smith rode home knowing the team had placed first. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Lin Lindsey has been a Murchison resident for 25 years. He was born in Newton County in Texas. "I moved to Murchison because I was looking for land," Lindsey said. More...

Mays trial underway

The capital murder trial for Randall Wayne Mays began Monday at the Henderson County Judicial Complex in Athens with Judge Carter Tarrance of the 392nd District court presiding. More...

Canton hit by tornado

Storm sirens blared in Brownsboro just past 9 am Friday, May 2, as a powerful storm front passed overhead. The ominous clouds culminated in a twister touchdown in Canton. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kathrin Lynn Mathers

Kathrin Lynn Mathers, 50, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2008 at her home in Chandler. Kathrin was born Sept. 6, 1957, to Benard and Betty Richardson. More...

Lawrence Ashley Meyer

Services for Lawrence Ashley Meyer (Larry Stone, Jr.) 43, Dallas, formerly of Chandler, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 5, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with Deb Levy officiating. Mr. Meyer died May 1, 2008, in Dallas. More...

Ray Renfro

Memorial services for Ray Renfro, 73, Chandler, were held at 6 p.m. Monday at The Lord's House. Arrangements were under direction of Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Renfro died May 1, 2008, in Tyler. He was born Nov. 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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