July 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

GIVE CANCER THE BOOT

"Let's kick off the event with, Boots With Character, a pre-fundraiser contest, " says Public Relations Coordinator Dennis Mack. More...

Final Brownsboro city budget approved

The Thursday, July 10, Brownsboro City Council meeting saw the final approval of the 2008-2009 budget. During last month's meeting the preliminary budget was approved. The final budget was approved with one change. More...

Special Sections

School

HC Master Gardeners offer fall scholarship

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener but could use a little help? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edward H. Wine

Services for Edward H. Wine, 70, of Chandler, were held on July 16, 2008 at Lloyd James Funeral Chapel with Brother Terry Davis officiating. Burial was at Chandler Cemetery. He passed away on July 12, in Tyler with his family by his side. More...

J.M. `Buddy' Bradford

Services for J.M. "Buddy" Bradford, 82, Murchison were held Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Murchison with the Revs. Cliff Cooper and Tim Samples officiating. Burial was in Allen Cemetery under direction of Carroll- Lehr Funeral Home, Athens. More...

Donna Haines Petty

Services for Donna V. Haines Petty, 73, Nashville, AR, formerly of Van, were held Saturday at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with the Rev. Joe McArthur officiating. Mrs. Petty died July 24, 2008. She was born Oct. 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

Howard Hughes

The media provided plenty of coverage of the eccentricities of Howard Hughes Jr., legendary industrialist, aviator, and motion picture producer/ director. More...

`Now we're ready for anything'

Christmas came early for the North 19 Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Murchison firefighters tackle structure fire

Murchison volunteer firefighters doused a blaze Wednesday, July 23. Brownsboro volunteer firefighters also responded to this Murchison structure fire. More...

Sales tax allocations up in Brownsboro, Chandler

The state collected $1.7 billion in sales tax revenue in June, and this means July allocations are due for the cities of Henderson County. Brownsboro's July allocation is up slightly, while Chandler has a more serious increase. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Sandra Wermter of Murchison has recently come to East Texas to escape the oppressive noise of Las Vegas. "Whenever the metro helicopters would go by they would set off all our car alarms," Sandra said. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

August 4 - 8

(Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Steakfingers, mashed potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, mixed fruit cup TUE: Chicken noodle casserole, green beans, wheat bread, peach cup WED: BBQ beef, pinto beans, stewed tomato More...

Historic Mexican War car highlights Sept. 27 Antique Car Show in Ben Wheeler

BEN WHEELER - One of the first three cars ever used in U.S. combat operations will visit Ben Wheeler for a festive afternoon on Saturday, Sept. 27. Gen. John J. "Blackjack" Pershing rode in the 1915 Dodge Brothers touring car as he led 12,000 U.S. More...

Sports

Nice Catch

Ray Johnson caught this Hybrid Sandbass off of his dock iin Bluewater Key on Lake Palestine June 2008. His shirt says it ALL - Fish Now - Work Later ... More...

Brownsboro veteran goes to Cowboys Training Camp

Oxnard, California not only welcomed the Dallas Cowboys, but they also welcomed our very own Brownsboro resident, Dwayne Garner. More...

Olympians are letting it out

Real stories by real athletes and people who have been affected is coming to film. The documentary, Let It Out, will highlight top Olympic Games, memories and moments. More...

News of Record

Public Notice

Please be advised James Berry is requesting Simon Weiss Survey, Abstract No. 799 (801 FM 2010/13.015 acre tract) be rezoned from Residential (R1) to Multi Family (MF) for the purpose of building multi family housing. More...