July 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Trio awarded Edom scholarships

Three young women were recently selected as recipients the Edom Community Scholarship. Lindsay McFarland, Kristina Powell, and Charli Beall were awarded $500 each toward their continuing educations. More...

Special Sections

School

Scholarship recipients announced

Michael Wayne Anderson of Tyler and Jim E. Fields of Henderson are 2008 history scholarship recipients at The of Texas at Tyler, Dr. Edward Tabri, associate professor of history, announced. More...

Back to School Time is near...

It's that Time Again!

Summer is almost over and the 2008-2009 school semester is rapidly approaching. Hopefully you're refreshed and ready to go with all the new back-to-school information. But, just in case you're not, The Statesman has got you covered! More...

Brownsboro Elementary School 2008-09 School Supply List

Pre-Kindergarten Backpack (without rollers) 1 box Wet Wipes 2 cans Playschool Play Doh 1 box sandwich size Ziploc bags 1 small supply box 1 box large washable markers 1 pkg of paper plates Kindergarten Backpack (without rollers) More...

Sports

Diamonds take first in division

The Diamonds advanced to District after holding a 9- 3 record for the Season earning first place for the E.T.G. S division. Emily Simpson was picked from the Big Dogs, Cassie Chambers from the Angels and Carley Hopson for the Dreamers. More...

Volleyball camp!

The following girls just attended a recent volleyball camp on the campus of Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. More...

2008-2009 Brownsboro High School Varsity Cheerleaders

Let's help cheer on the Varsity Cheerleaders for an outstanding four days of camp. The Varsity Cheerleaders attended camp at TCU from June 19th-22nd. More...

Highway site plan approved

The Chandler City Council met July 8, 2008 in regular session, Tuesday night and among one of the first issues discussed was the final site plan for the property located at 636 St. Hwy. 31 East. The council approved the site plan. More...

East Texas pair on America's Greatest Dogs

Every dog has his day, and for "Star" and owner Bill McFarlin of Flint, Texas, that day has come. More...

Tyler Junior College inks Brownsboro ace

Brownsboro's Keaton Parsell figures to be a menacing presence on the Mike Carter Field mound the next two years. The former ace pitcher for the Brownsboro Bears signed with Tyler Junior College on Friday at Wagstaff Gymnasium. More...

News

Cook of the Week

San Pedro's in Chandler has a kitchen manager quite adept at managing his own kitchen. Eduardo Rosales Cornelio is the cook everyone at the restaurant likes to brag about. More...

Meals on Wheels

Menu for July 21 - 25

(Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, seasoned broccoli, wheat bread, peach cup TUES: Herbed chicken, rice pilaf, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, pear cup WED: More...

Red Hill Cemetery Memorial Service set for July 20

The annual Red Hill Cemetery Memorial Service will be held at the cemetery located off Hwy 31 between Brownsboro and Murchison July 20 at 11 am. Lunch will be a covered dish affair. We hope that you can be there. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas King Perryman

Memorial services for Thomas King Perryman, 53, of Edom, were held Sunday in the Chapel of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Chaplain Elwood Stetson officiating. A private family interment will be held at a later date at the Athens Cemetery. More...

Florence Harden

Services for Florence "Ms. Tuck" Harden, 94, Larue, were held Tuesday at New York Baptist Church with Olen Boles and Charlie Jackson officiating. Burial was in Myrtle Springs Cemetery under direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Athens. Mrs. More...

J.D. Brown

Services for J.D. Brown, 75, Athens, were held Sunday at Cooper Funeral Home chapel, Athens, with Mike Gibbs officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park. Mr. Brown died July 9, 2008, in Athens. He was born Jan. 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...

Historical

Gutierrez-Magee Expedition

By Archie P. McDonald

Nationalist activities abounded in Spain's Northern Provinces (Texas) during the first two decades of the nineteenth century. The Gutierrez- Magee Expedition was one of the most spectacular of these adventures. More...