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Brownsboro ISD MENU

(Milk served with meals) Dec. 8 - 12 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

`Joe' Perez

Services for Joseph "Joe" Andrew Perez, 21, Malakoff, were held Saturday at Cooper Funeral Home chapel, Athens, with Denny Sanderson officiating. Burial was in Athens Cemetery. Mr. Perez died November 22, 2008, near Brownsboro. More...

Jonathan Williams

Funeral services for Jonathan A. Williams, 20, of Austin, formerly of Brownsboro were held Friday at the Leagueville Baptist Church. Burial followed at the Oaklawn Memorial Park of Athens. More...

Glen Rhodes

Services for Glen Ray Rhodes, 81, Murchison, were held Monday at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with the Rev. Lynette Solomon officiating. Burial was in Tidmore Cemetery. Mr. Rhodes died November 28, 2008, in Athens. 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...

Historical

All Things Historical

T Ceremony Honors Canton's Cherokee Line

The Cherokee Boundary Line, an important part of East Texas, finally got the recognition it deserves recently in a ceremony on an oiltop road north of Canton. More...

Murchison's new postmaster

Suzanne Praytor just recently started work as Murchison Post Office's postmaster, and she's got around 20 years of post office experience to back up her position. More...

Genealogical Society members win top awards

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society members Linda Lantrip Mays, of Van, and Sibyl Creasey, of Ben Wheeler, won top awards for the society during the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) annual conference held in Abilene recently. More...

News

Hospital announces additional care program

Tyler, TX - Officials with Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics announced that an additional Respite Care Program would begin November 29 at the First Baptist Church in Mineola. More...

Charlie Sherman Poole

Vietnamese prisioner of war

Charlie Sherman Poole was born in Brownsboro, Texas, June 7, 1932, attended school here, and was to have graduated in 1952, but enlisted in the Air Force instead. More...

News Briefs

Music Nite Music Nite at Parkside Shore. Great Country, Gospel and 50's music. First and Third Monday from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse. Free food, free music and Lots of Fun. Donations are appreciated. More...

Sports

Brownsboro gets a win in weekend tourney

Blessed with a win against Pleasant Grove, Bear fans were also thankful to see three of their varsity athletes back on the court playing and looking healthy. More...

NASCAR Rear View

While Jimmie Johnson is busy being the first driver in 30-years to win three consecutive series titles, there's still a lot of work underway for NASCAR; especially in Texas. More...

Junior High Bears play first game against Fairfield

Brownsboro's junior high basketball team played their first game, Monday night, November 24. The 7B and 8B teams won while the 7A and 8A lost. More...