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Courtesy Photo Officers of the Chandler Lions Club recently presented a check to Mrs. Pat Martin, God's Open Hands president, to assist with the humanitarian efforts of God's Open Hands volunteers. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Mickey Hargett

Services for Mickey Hargett, 67, of Chandler were held Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at Tyler Memorial Funeral chapel, with Rev. Bill Stewart officiating. Mr. Hargett was born June 14, 1941, in Chandler, Texas, and passed away Thursday, Sept. More...

Vernon Featherston

Funeral services for Vernon Featherston were held Saturday, September 6 at Hilliard Funeral Home Chapel in Van, with Bro. Bill Hamilton officiating and Bro. John Parker assisting. More...

Fannie Lorene Patterson

Services for Fannie Lorene Patterson, 86, Brownsboro, were held Tuesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home chapel, Athens, with the Rev. Tommy Davis officiating. Burial was in Ash Cemetery. Mrs. Patterson died Sept. 6, 2008 in a Tyler hospital. 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

I read in today's paper, Thursday, Sept. 4, that the County Commissioners voted to grant Clint Davis the additional $25,000 pay he wanted. Although two of our commissioners voted `No' the measure passed. More...

BVFD unveils budget

The Brownsboro Emergency Service District board and officers of the Brownsboro Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department met August 29 to discuss the department's 2009 budget information. More...

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful status on the horizon for beautification group

It's only a matter of time before the Brownsboro Beautification Organization receives its Keep Texas Beautiful affiliation and Keep Brownsboro Beautiful title. More...

BES achieves TBEC Honor Roll for 2008

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees recognized Brownsboro Elementary School as having been put on the Texas Business and Education Coalition Honor Roll for 2008. More...

News

News Briefs

Slimetime Fall Festival

Please join us at First Baptist Church of Edom, Friday, October 31 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Games, refreshments, candy and fellowship. Snack bar available; family photos will be made. Costumes optional. Call church office for information, 903-852-5481. More...

Quilters Guild of East Texas meeting set for Sept. 11

Quilters Guild of East Texas will hold their monthly morning meeting Thursday, September 11, 2008; 9:30 AM social, 10:00 AM meeting. The evening meeting will be the same day, at 7:00 PM. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

Sept. 15 - 19

(Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Meatballs/gravy, parslied noodles, carrot coins, wheat bread, orange TUES: Baked thyme chicken, roasted new potatoes, spinach, wheat bread, peach cups WED: Hamburger on bun, Ta More...

Sports

Bears make it two in a row with big win over Indians 48-19

The Bears stadium was blessed with perfect weather, Friday night, September 6, when Brownsboro played their first home game against the Frankston Indians. The Bears walked away with another win by a final score of 48-19 and a season record of 2-0. More...

Freshman Bears lose to RiceBulldogs 38-

The freshman Bears traveled to the Bulldog Stadium, Thursday, September 4, in Rice, for their second game of the 2008 season. More...

Junior Varsity Bears

JV edge past Frankston 42-30

The junior varsity Bears traveled to Frankston to take on the Indians in their second game of the season Thursday night, September 4, at the Indians Stadium. Chris Stringer scored a 57-yard touchdown completion thrown by quarterback J.T. Cox. More...