October 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend morning crash leads to deaths

A Palestine couple on a motorcycle, was headed to the Edom Festival of the Arts event Saturday, October 18, when a 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse veered too far to the left and collided with the bike. More...

Election polling places

The November 4 General Election is right around the corner and early voting has already begun. Polling places and times have been released for both early voting and Election Day voting. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

MENU (Milk served with meals) Oct. 27 - 31 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

Brownsboro High School BANDSMAN OF THE WEEK

Danielle Bynum 12th Grade - Trumpet Parents: Andy and Tess Bynum Achievements: Section leader, band president, State solo and ensemble medalist Other Activities: National Honor Society Chaplain, Co-Captain Science Club, Youth Alive, Fellowship Christ More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Johntae Harmon 8th Grade BJHS Parents: Stephanie Harmon/Jeff Brothers/Sisters: Pumpkin and Synola Hobbies: Football, basketball, fishing and hunting More...

Sports

A game too close to even Bear

After an emotional night, Friday, October 17, the Bears fell just short of the win against the Fairfield Eagles (26-31). This was the second district 20AAA game and Brownsboro is now (4-1, 0-2) and Fairfield (3-2, 1-1). More...

Freshman Bears take win over Fairfield Eagles 28-20

The Bears had an exciting night in which it was a game that the Bears came from behind to get the win. The freshman Bears traveled to Fairfield, Thursday night and brought home a victory, 28-20. More...

Junior Varsity Bears stomp Eagles

The junior varsity traveled to Fairfield to play against the Eagles and won 40-29, Thursday night, October 16. The Bears were already dominating by the end of the first half (25-7). J.T. Cox threw three touchdown passes to Deandre Holmes. More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

To the Editorial Staff: I was saddened and frustrated by the full color photo of the accident scene in last week's paper. More...

Hometown decency sees a hundred dollars returned

During a trip to Citizens State Bank in Brownsboro a few weeks back, resident Roy Hedden went in to cash a personal check and left $100 lighter. In the course of his visit, a $100 bill fell out of his hand unbeknownst to him and he walked out. More...

MISD's FIRST report card

Murchison Independent School District held a public hearing regarding its Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas Score on October 16. The school got a district score of 84, a superior achievement rating, and nearly above it. More...

Edom Festival of the Arts

Nathan Straus Photo This wall of artwork was just one of many sights of interest at the Edom Festival of the Arts Saturday More...

News

Cook of the Week

Local politics and funny worms

The Cook of the Week Cookbook is right around the corner! Be on the lookout in the near future for a copy for your family and friends. All politics is local. That cliche is as true this election cycle as any other. More...

Photo

Visitors to the Festival of the Arts in Edom got a taste of fine art Saturday and Sunday as they browsed through wonderful items and got a chance to speak with rising stars of the art world in the Arts community of Edom. More...

Don't wait for cold weather to get flu shots

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) officials are encouraging everyone 6 months and older to get a flu shot now. "Don't wait for cold weather to get your flu shot," said Dr. David Lakey, DSHS Commissioner. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lois D. Blackstone

Services for Lois D. Blackstone, 77, Chandler, were held Friday at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home chapel, Tyler, with the Revs. Scott Wiley and Pat Mallory officiating. Burial was at Chilton Cemetery, Big Sandy. Mrs. More...

B.W. "Dub" Simmons

Mr. B.W. "Dub" Simmons passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008 at 3:12 p.m. in Tyler at Mother Frances Hospital following a long illness. Mr. Simmons was born June 12, 1937 to Burnard and Mary Ella Simmons in Chandler, Texas. More...

Mary McPheeters

Services for Mary Alyce Newsome McPheeters, 87, Chandler, were held Wednesday at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home, Chandler, with Dr. Ross Munch officiating. Burial was in Chandler Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. McPheeters died October 18, 2008, in Tyler. 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...