August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

David Young comes to BISD Theater

He's a fresh face to both the Brownsboro Independent School District and the public school teaching scene. More...

Umar's graduation

Chandler business owner Farooq Ahmad's son Umar graduated to a higher level of learning Saturday as friends and family gathered to celebrate his memorization of the Muslim holy book, the Quran. More...

Special Sections

School

Chandler Elementary News

We want to welcome everyone back to school. Chandler Elementary is Exemplary! We had a great year last year and are looking forward to another great year. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Area Obituaries

`Champ' Hambrick Services for Champion `Champ' Hambrick, 91, Larue, were held Saturday at Union Station AME Church with the Rev. Bobby Whitehead officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Larue, under direction of John R. More...

Sports

NASCAR Rear View

Watkins Glen ends the road course races for the 2008 season

Editors Note: The Statesman will now be featuring a NASCAR column focusing on the previous week's race s and the future races to come. More...

The Gold Rush in Brownsboro

The Golden Girls Drill Team will be hosting their 2nd Annual Gold Rush Car Show and Shine. The show will be on Saturday, September 27, in the student parking lot of Brownsboro High School. Vehicles may be registered beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Syko Chix Recognized

Courtesy Photo These Syko Chix were recognized at the awards ceremony for having played softball all eligible years with East Texas Girls Softball. They played from t-ball (1998) through junior (2008) division. More...

Tax-free holiday Aug. 15-17

Area residents will be able to take advantage of the 10th annual Texas sales tax holiday. on Aug. 15-17 as families prepare to send children back to school. More...

Exemplary and recognized

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees learned Monday three of its campuses achieved Recognized status in district and campus accountability ratings. More...

Vehicle ordinance passed

The Chandler City Council met Tuesday, August 5, in regular session, with prayer, promptly at 7 p.m. with nearly a full house. More...

Commissioners take no action on possible burn ban

The Henderson County Commissioners' Court took no action Tuesday on a possible burn ban for the county. The move came as part of the weekly Commissioners' Court meeting. A decision on the burn ban will be delayed until next week. More...

News

Cook of the Week

The Copelands are a wellknown name in Chandler. Martha Copeland and her husband, Don, live on FM 2010 in Chandler at their new home. As visitors enter the gate at 14102 FM 2010, they will see Mrs. More...

Story-time at Chandler Library to resume September 4

Story-time at the Chandler Public Library will resume Thursday, September 4 at 10:00 a.m. Lynda McQuaid will be returning as storyteller. For more information, call the library at 903-849- 4122. More...

Kappa Pi Chapter met August 7 in Tyler

Kappa Pi Chapter met at the home of Lou Brown in Tyler on Thursday, August 7, 2008. 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

The East Texas Historical Association

The tag at the end of each "All Things Historical" article, whether written by my colleague Bob Bowman or this correspondent, says that it is a service of "the East Texas Historical Association. More...