July 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Stone Brothers' grand opening

Nathan Straus Photo July 1 was the grand opening of Stone Brothers Coffee in Chandler on Highway 31, and the Chandler/Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce was there to induct its newest member into the chamber. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Judy Bell Reynolds

Services for Judy Bell Hudnall Reynolds, 42, Toomsuba, Miss., formerly of Athens, were held 1 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2008 at First Baptist Church of Lauderdale, Miss., with the Rev. Ryan Culpepper officiating. More...

Jake Thomas Taylor

Memorial services for Jake Thomas Taylor, 21, Chandler, were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Union Hill Baptist Church of Brownsboro with Bro. Bill Hamilton officiating. Arrangements were under direction of Hilliard Funeral Home. Mr. More...

George Lee Toney

George Lee Toney, 84, Ben Wheeler, passed away June 28, 2008, after a lengthy illness. He was born March 5, 1924, in Chandler. During World War II, he worked as a welder on Navy ships and was a supervisor at Bonham Textile Mill. 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

To the Chandler City Council & the Chandler Police Department

We wish to commend our Chandler Police Department. Our Northcreek neighborhood was besieged several times in the past three weeks with trash vandalism, door bell rings, and fireworks. The attacks were almost always between 2 and 4 a.m. More...

Historical

History All Over

Residency has led me to write much about Nacogdoches, Texas, where I have taught history at SFA since Steve himself was a student. But I like other East Texas towns, too, both because of their history and some of the historians who live there. More...

Under construction - church builders

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories showcasing local resident Dick Jarrett's committment of donating his time and labor for around 26 years of buildings churches. More...

Food, Gas costs hit area meal programs

Every time gas goes up 10 cents per gallon, the gas costs for the Meals on Wheels program's Tyler branch goes up $600 a month. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Editors Note: This week we are featuring a Cook of the Week column from July 1, 2004 from our files , written by Tonya Toole. More...

County Court At Law disposition of cases for May 2008

The County Attorney, James H. Owen, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of May 2008 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...

Greg Taylor family honored

Courtesy Photo Greg Taylor recently was involved in a very serious car accident and is still undergoing rehabilitation. Sunday Greg and his family were honored with a monetary donation from the H.E.A.T. More...

Sports

The Brownsboro Majorettes

Nathan Straus Photo The BHS Majorettes. Front: Captain Amanda Parker, 12th grade; Co-Captain Brooke Parker, 12th grade. More...

CBACC golf tournament a huge success for area graduates

The Chandler/Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was a smash hit June 21. The tournament took place at Echo Creek Country Club in Murchison, and benefited Brownsboro Independent School District's graduating seniors. More...

Texas Football ranks Brownsboro third in District 20-3A

The `Texas Football Bible', Dave Campbell's 2008 edition of Texas Football hit the stands in June for eager Texas football fans. More...