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The first Henderson County Master Gardener Scholarship winner. Courtesy Photo Left to right: Sherry Bitz, Jane Fox, scholarship committee, Michael Sambogna, president of HCMG and the scholarship winner: Colleen Ragland. More...

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School

Brownsboro Elementary receives donation from Target

As part of the September Take Charge of Education donation, Target is awarding Brownsboro Elementary with a check for $91.00. More...

Local SFA Graduates

Local students listed here, received degrees from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, during August commencement exercises held in William R. Johnson Coliseum. More...

Brownsboro student Clinton Cooper receives TSCPA scholarship

Clinton J. Cooper of Brownsboro has been chosen by the East Texas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants as a 2008- 2009 scholarship recipient. He is the son of Cheryl and Cliff Cooper of Ben Wheeler, Texas. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Imogene Featherston

Services for Imogene Featherston, 84, Brownsboro, were held Friday at Union Hill Baptist Church, Brownsboro, with Rev. Jon Parker officiating. More...

Glenward D. Vest

Services for Glenward D. Vest, 76, Brownsboro, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Leagueville Baptist Church with Tom Bragdon and Tommy Weems officiating. Burial was in Jennings Mountain Cemetery under direction of Cooper Funeral Home, Athens. More...

Hazelene Wyatt

Services for Hazelene Wyatt, 74, Ben Wheeler, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial was at Flatwood Cemetery. Ms. 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

LETTER TO EDITOR

Members of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 101, Athens, Texas, would like to thank Dusty Wise, owner of Y's Grocery in Brownsboro and the managers of Brookshire's in Chandler and Tyler for their donation of groceries to send to our troops i More...

LETTER TO EDITOR

To the Taxpayers of BISD: The election being held on October 11, 2008 is to raise your school taxes. More...

Kemp man indicted in Morgan family deaths

Navy Recruiter Jose Luis Joel Miramontes of Kemp was indicted by the Henderson County grand jury for the deaths of Shane and daughter Kalee Morgan of Berryville. The indictment came on Wednesday, September 24. More...

Court sets speed, weight limit on CR 3412

The Henderson County Commissioner's Court decided Tuesday to set the speed and weight limit on CR 3412, located between Chandler and Moore Station. More...

Chandler High School reunion a huge success

It was a rare sight to see over 200 former students and teachers of Chandler High School gathered in one room. On Saturday, September 20, this is what happened at the Chandler Intermediate School building. More...

Affordable heath care clinic planned for Athens

Affordable health care for the citizens of Henderson County will be available in 2009. A new low-cost medical clinic will open in 2009 in Athens, Texas. More...

News

Stewart seeks another term as HC constable precinct 4

"I have been honored to serve the people of Henderson County Precinct 4," Constable Stewart said. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

Oct. 6 - 10

(Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Salisbury steak, rice, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, fruit cocktail cup TUES: Rotisserie chicken, roasted new potatoes, spinach, wheat bread, banana WED: Hamburger on bun, pin More...

Engagement announced

Little-Johnson to wed November 15 in Chandler

Doug and Marian Crawford of Chandler, Texas and Mike and Jane Johnson of Tyler, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Michelle Johnson to Eric Sean Little, son of Melinda Pratt of Canton, Texas and Russell and Jeanette Little of More...

Sports

Bears suffer first loss to the Rains Wildcats

Bailey has 1,081 passing yards through the end of pre-district play

The Varsity Bears traveled to Emory Friday, September 26, to take on Rains at the Wildcat Stadium. Brownsboro went into this last non-district game 4-0 and Rains 0-3. More...

Freshman Bears get first win

The freshman Bears hosted the Rains Wildcats, Thursday, September 25, at the Bears stadium. The first touchdown was made by Keuntis Thompson on a 65-yard run. Thompson also ran the ball in for the two-point conversion, making the score 8-0. More...

NASCAR Rear View

Start first, finish first

Jimmie Johnson took the win at Kansas Speedway, Sunday, September 28. This is the third race into the Chase to the Sprint Cup and Johnson is now the leader in points. It came down, on the last lap, to Johnson and Carl Edwards. More...