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Henderson County renews interlocal agreement with Chandler

The Henderson County Commissioners' Court approved signing an interlocal agreement with the city of Chandler during its regular weekly meeting on Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Kevin Elder BJHS 8th Grade Parents: Shannon and Felisa Banks Brothers/Sisters: Shandria, Ashley, Dariuis, Darrne Hobbies: Basketball, football, track More...

UT Tyler announces Fall 2008 Dean's List

The University of Texas at Tyler has named 245 students to the Dean's List for the 2008 fall semester, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. More...

Sports

Brownsboro upsets Palestine Wildcats

Top: Zach Bailey and Tristain Warren work together in the district 20-3A opener game, Brownsboro vs. Palestine, Friday night, January 16th. The Bears left with a win over the Palestine Wildcats 56-39. More...

TRD prez cutsback

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The president of Toyota Racing Development said Wednesday he expects budget cuts in its NASCAR program as the Japanese automaker feels the effects of the global economic crisis. More...

BMC announces organizational meeting

BMC Youth Foundation will be having its organizational meeting for boys' baseball and girls' softball on Sunday, January 25, at 3:00 in the Chandler Community Center. Any parent or coach who wishes to be involved this spring is invited to attend. More...

Historical

The Wisdom Table

In towns across East Texas, big and small, there's usually a place where elderly men gather each morning to have a cup or two of coffee ... and solve the world's problems. Well, maybe some of the problems. More...

What's Happening

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 5 at the Brownsboro Community Center. The Pattillos of rockfoodtable. More...

Grass fire near house extinguished

Nathan Straus Photo A trash fire turned into a grass fire Friday, January 16. Brownsboro Volunteer Firefighters in this picture work to fully put out the fire, which threatened a vehicle and a structure along FM 314 south of Brownsboro. More...

News

January is School Board Recognition Month

Governor Rick Perry has proclaimed January as School Board Recognition Month to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of trustees plays in our communities. More...

News Briefs

Fine arts exhibition A master of fine arts degree thesis exhibition featuring the work of Jennifer Shepard will be open for public viewing through Friday, January 23 at the University of Texas Tyler Meadows Gallery. More...

Twelfth Annual Gemstone, Jewelry Showcase

The Pattillos of rockfoodtable.com will have their banquet table set up Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24-25 at the East Texas Gem & Mineral Society's 12th Annual Gemstone & Jewelry Showcase in the Tyler Rose Garden Center. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

H. Grady Cotten

Funeral services for H. Grady Cotten were held Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of the Cooper Funeral Home of Athens, Texas, with Wiley Bennett and Denny Burris officiating. More...

Hazel Gandy Calhoun

Services for Hazel Gandy Calhoun, 73, of Edom, were held Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at Eubank Funeral chapel with Bro. James Golden and Bro. Shelby Davidson officiating under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home Canton. More...

Mark Hickman

Services for Mark Anthony Hickman, 49, Ben Wheeler were held Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at Eubank Funeral Home chapel, Canton, with the Rev. Carlton Young officiating. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery, Martins Mill. Mr. More...

Writer's Corner

THE NIGHT SANTA CRIED

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. More...

News of Record

Sheriff's Report

On January 15, 2009, Henderson County Drug Enforcement Unit investigators Ronny Halbert, Jody Miller and Kenneth Collard, led by Sheriff Ray Nutt executed a narcotic search warrant issued by Henderson County Justice of the Peace Pct. 6, Milton K. More...