October 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Balloon launch kicks off Red Ribbon week

Nathan Straus Photo Brownsboro Intermediate School students began Red Ribbon Week on October 24 with a colorful balloon release. Thursday is Team Day and Friday is Halloween shirt day More...

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School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

(Milk served with meals) Nov. 3 - 7 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

Brownsboro High School Twirling Line

The Brownsboro High School twirling line competed in the Regional U.I.L. twirling contest held on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at Lufkin High School. Competitors were, Amanda Parker (Sr., Captain), Brooke Parker (Sr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Faye Stainback

Services for Faye Stainback, 74, Chandler, were held Thursday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Bob Sexton officiating. Burial was in Tyler Memorial Park. Mrs. Stainback passed away October 21, 2008, in Chandler. More...

Julia Frank Miller

Services for Julia Frank Miller, 87, Chandler, were held Thursday at Chandler Church of Christ with Scott Fossey officiating. Burial was in Chandler Memorial Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. More...

Edith Jones Ellison

Services for Edith Jones Ellison, 90, Ben Wheeler were held Saturday at Eubank Funeral Home chapel, Canton, with Bro. Mike Calhoun officiating. Burial was in Haven of Memories Memorial Park, Canton. Mrs. Ellison died October 22, 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...

Local schools to celebrate Veteran's Day

Area school districts are gearing up for their Veteran's Day programs, and local veterans are invited to attend. More...

FCCLA students bake cakes for BIS Fall Festival

Nathan Straus Photo FCCLA members worked hard to prepare cakes for Brownsboro Intermediate's Fall Festival. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Students provided the supplies and labor for 12 cakes to donate. More...

Brownsboro businesses set for trick or treat day

The first of November is the day Brownsboro businesses will be out on Highway 31 passing out candy to trick-or-treating children. It will start at 6pm and continue for an hour. More...

News

Cookof the Week

Year's hay production in its final days

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. As summer winds down, the production of hay for 2008 is in its final days. More...

Here's To You America

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return. More...

Bob Bowman and James Wilins speak at Van Zandt County Genealogical Society meeting

Bob Bowman, of Lufkin and James Wilkins, of Smith County were featured speakers at the regular monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society held on Saturday, October 25, 2008, at the county library in Canton. More...

Sports

Bears get first district win

Hopefully the cold crisp weather did not stop the football fans from coming out to Palestine last Friday night, October 24, to watch Brownsboro shut down the Wildcats (37-7). More...

Bearettes now second in district

The Bearettes beat the Lady Cats in Palestine, Friday afternoon, October 24. Now, the team will advance to the bi-district playoff game next week on Monday, November 3, after playing Palestine Westwoods Lady Panthers, on Tuesday, October 28. More...

Victory for freshman Bears

The freshman Bears didn't let the cold weather slow them down Thursday night, October 23, when they hosted the Palestine Wildcats. They set the tone for a great winning weekend for all of the Bears football teams against Palestine. More...