May 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Allocations made to cities

A 1.8 percent decrease was seen in state sales tax collections in April of 2008 compared to April of 2007. The total sales tax collected in April is $1.7 billion. More...

Special Sections

School

`Together' Theme of Final Curtain Players end of year show

Students honored with awards and more

The Brownsboro High School Final Curtain Players entertained a crowd May 23 at its end of the school year program. The young performers put on a light-hearted show to relax both the audience and the actors performing the skits. More...

Psalmist School of Music to celebrate 25 years of music

Psalmist School of Music, Tyler, will celebrate 25 years of private music education in East Texas with its annual Summer Youth Recital on Monday evening, June 2, at 7:00 p.m. More...

BJHS annual award winners

Valedictorian: Hailey Gray Salutatorian: Savanna Griffith Miss BJHS: Savanna Griffith Mr. BJHS: Jimmy Bret Conner Employee of the Year: Beverly Stafford Teacher of the Year: More...

Sports

It's the end of the road

The Chandler & Brownsboro Stateman Editor, Chad Wilson says bye

Thank you Brownsboro and Chandler for four wonderful years! I have enjoyed serving the communities as both Editor and every other role I have assumed here at the paper. This has truly been a labor of love. More...

BHS baseball and softball team photos

Courtesy Photo Members of the 2008 Varsity Bearettes softball team are, front L-R, Lacey Pettit, Stefani Vause, Whitney Faulkner, Lindsey Wood, (middle) Carley Smith, Danielle Bynum, LeCandace Bell, Chelsea Holcomb, Allison Palmer, (back) Hailey Sugg More...

Pink and green it is!

Nathan Straus Photo Brownsboro Junior High School teacher Stephanie Nalls made a bet with her seventh grade English class. The bet was the class couldn't attain a 90 percent pass rate on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills testing in March. More...

Twelve detention officer positions approved

The hiring of 12 new detention officers for the Henderson County Jail was approved at the Commissioners' Court meeting Tuesday. This move came as a preparatory measure for the upcoming jail expansion. More...

Photo

Carey Crist reads to 22 children from ABC Preschool Inc. The kids were invited to the Stone Brothers' Coffee Shop on Highway 31 Thursday, May 22, for snacks and to promote literacy at a young age. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Visitors to Edom's The Shed CafØ won't want to miss a chat with Angela Haynes. This popular character is a hit with The Shed's regulars. Angela has worked at the cafØ for about two years. More...

The doctor is in

A Silent Killer

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. More than a million Americans suffer from heart attack every year. Your blood cholesterol level has a lot to do with your chances of getting heart disease. More...

Here's To You America

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marvin "Pete" Jones

Marvin "Pete" Jones, loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle, passed away unexpectedly on May 24, 2008, at Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born September 20, 1938, in Slick, Oklahoma. 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

A gifted writer

At lunch a few days ago in Tyler, the subject turned to unusual writers in East Texas. I immediately thought about Landon Bradshaw. More...