December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

The lights of Christmas in Brownsboro

Courtesy Photo Area residents gather for the Christmas tree lighting in Brownsboro. The lighting took place last week and attracted a crowd to see the latest Keep Brownsboro Beautiful project in action. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

(Milk served with meals) Dec. 15 - 19 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

UT Tyler to test warning system

The University of Texas at Tyler has installed an outdoor warning system designed to alert the campus of threats and emergencies, University officials have announced. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Arthur Hall

Arthur Q. Hall, 87, Chandler, passed away December 2, 2008, in Chandler. No services are planned; arrangements are with Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Hall was born September 15, 1921, in Daingerfield. More...

Thomas `Buddy' Morman

Graveside services for Thomas A. "Buddy" Morman, 77, Brownsboro, were held Saturday at Rock Hill Cemetery, Brownsboro, with the Rev. Tommy Weems officiating. Arrangements were with Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens. Mr. More...

Odis Laymance

Services for Odis Laymance, 90, of Brownsboro, Texas, were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 at First Assembly of God-Brownsboro with Bro. Wes Bynum officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. 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...

Court lowers mileage reimbursement rate

The Henderson County Commissioners' Court took action Tuesday on the mileage reimbursement rate for county employees. The decision came as part of the regular weekly court meeting. More...

A for Achievement

Nathan Straus Photo Brownsboro Junior High School students who made the all-A honor roll were treated to lunch with Superintendent Elton Caldwell last week. More...

Getting into the spirit with a food drive

Donations to the 27th annual Spirit of Christmas Food Drive are still being accepted as the drive moves into its final weeks. The goal is to feed 15,000 families in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Edom Bakery and Grill is lucky to have Robert Oliver of Brownsboro as one of its top chefs. He's been hard at work bringing his own flavor to the grill for two years, and Robert's made quite an impact in that time. More...

Henderson County 4-Hers are busy in the community

Texas AgriLife Extention is proud to announce that United Way monies have been put to good use. Henderson County 4-Hers have been working diligently trying to make a difference in the community. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

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Sports

Bearettes capture a win against Lady Lions

The Varsity Bearettes opened up a win Tuesday night, with a 56-28 sweep against the Henderson Lady Lions. In the first quarter, the Bearettes combined for 20 points and only allowed Henderson to score a mere 6 from a set of three pointers. More...

BMC Baseball and Softball Registration

BMC registration is just around the corner. Registration forms will be going out in January for baseball and the new girls' softball league to be played at Winchester Park in Chandler. More...

Texas X-treme football

The Texas Xtreme Football team is a semi-professional group that is seeking new players to fulfill all positions for their upcoming 2009 season. Texas Xtreme has qualified for the playoffs six of the past seven seasons. More...