November 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro budget fine

The Brownsboro City Council met Thursday, November 13, to review the city budget. After a look at how each item in the budget packet was doing, the council came to the conclusion the budget expenditures and revenues are on the right track. More...

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School

Getting ready for the big show at BHS

Brownsboro High School theater students prepare for the upcoming musical, Once Upon a Mattress. The students have been working hard in preparation for the big show, which will happen November 22 and again on November 23. More...

Pumpkin winners

Tuesday, October 28, the Brownsboro Intermediate School Parent Teacher Organization held a pumpkin decorating and carving contest at BIS. Up to 60 students participated by bringing a pumpkin to be judged. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

June Pagitt

Services for June Pagitt, 83, Larue, were held Thursday at Autry Funeral Home chapel, Frankston, with the Rev. Jeff Godwin officiating. Mrs. Pagitt died November 8, 2008, in Palestine. More...

Horton Rainey Bunch

Services for Horton R. Bunch, 74, Brownsboro, were held on Saturday, November 15, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Monsignor Joe Strickland, and Fr. Luke Kalarickal officiating. More...

Sean Sullivan

Funeral services for Sean Sullivan, 16, Murchison, were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 14, 2008 at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens with Rev. Erick Graham, Rev. Matt Hollensworth, Rev. Richard Prather, and Chaplain Bob Fisher officiating. 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 HOW WAS I TO KNOW? How was I to know Your love belonged to someone else? More...

Letters

Letters To The Editor

We of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 101, Athens, Texas, would like to speak for all the military veterans in this area in thanking Coach Mayse, of the Brownsboro ISD and Mrs. More...

BISD transportation department works to keep costs low

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Final Curtain Players to open with a musical

Brownsboro High School's theater department is ready to showcase a high-energy musical number for the Brownsboro Independent School District community. More...

Clark, Mire wed

Shana N. Clark and Clifton S. Mire, III were married on October 18, 2008. The wedding took place at the home of Sammy and Barbara Bates on the banks of Lake Palestine at sunset, in a double-ring ceremony officiated by Billy McLean. More...

News

Adair wins Santa Gertrudis class

Several members of the Kickapoo Creek 4-H Club participated in the Edgewood FFA Livestock Show in Canton, Texas. In the Polled Hereford classes, Bryce Williams placed 4th, Zachary Williams placed 2nd, and Casey Williams placed 4th. More...

15,000th friend

Courtesy Photo Rheagan Harmon, granddaughter of Kathey Smiley, with Tickles. Tickles is the 15,000th animal to be neutered at Friends' Clinic. More...

BES PTO Quilt raffle winner announced

Courtesy Photo The winner of the Brownsboro Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization quilt raffle was Julie Lauer of Chandler. Her daughter Linzy is a student at Brownsboro High School. Congratulations! More...

Sports

Brownsboro falls to Waco La Vega

What seemed like a promising game for the Bears in the beginning, with Brownsboro taking the lead in the first quarter and proving why they made it to the playoffs in the first place, it quickly diminished when Waco La Vega's defense got a second w More...

Varsity Bearettes trample on Winona

The Varsity Bearettes hosted Winona's Lady Wildcats Friday, November 14, but quickly sent them on their way back home with a final score of 47-18, Brownsboro. More...

"ButterBean" youngster gets Buck

Apparently this young boy from East Texas has had some recent target practice. John "ButterBean" Crow shot his first deer on Sunday, November 2, 2008. This young sharp-shooter is only a too cute four years old and lives in Edom. More...