January 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Band students qualify for Region 21 All Region Band

On Saturday, December 13th, 30 of our high school band students auditioned for and were named to the ATSSB All-Region Band. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Ella Modene Martin

Funeral services for Ella Modene Martin were held Saturday, January 24, 2009 at the First Assembly of God Church in Chandler, Texas under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home, Chandler. Mrs. More...

Dawn Ratliff

Graveside services for Dawn Ratliff, 71, of Murchison, Texas were held at 11:00 a.m., January 27, 2009 at Edom Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton. Mrs. More...

Bonnie Sue Haldeman

Services for Mrs. Bonnie Sue Haldeman, 64, of Chandler, Texas were held Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Elton DeMoraes 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. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

Dear Students and Families of Mrs. Jackson, I am very sorry I felt the need to resign from Brownsboro High School as your English and ESL teacher. Due to the environment of the department, my health and emotional well-being was at risk. More...

Fire destroys Chandler structure

A structure fire in Chandler destroyed a storage shed behind a house Wednesday, January 21. The call went out to fire departments around 8:30am for the house on FM 2010 about half a mile from the FM 2010 and FM 315 intersection. More...

What's Happening

CBACC will host a Silent auction and Banquet at the ChandlerCommunity Center February 5 at 6:30 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Dr. Stan Copeland. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Chamber of Commerce office. More...

Stan Copeland to speak at CBACC banquet

Area volunteer fire departments to be honored

This year's Chandler/ Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will bring Dr. Stan Copeland, pastor of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, back to East Texas. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Some people like to bake; Desiree Boettcher loves to bake. Born and raised in Dallas, she moved to the area about four years ago and found a place between Brownsboro and Edom. More...

Sheriff's Report

On January 23, 2009, Henderson County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve a felony arrest warrant on Bobby Henry, 28, on charges of motion to revoke probation (driving while intoxicated), evading arrest, at his Cross Roads residence. More...

News Briefs

BMC Youth sports programs Registration is now underway for the BMC Youth Foundation's Boys' Baseball and Girls' Softball programs. Registration forms may be picked up at all BISD School offices and at the Chandler City Hall. More...

Sports

BEARS SWAT HORNETS 74 - 59

After a somewhat pedestrian first quarter, the Brownsboro Bears Varsity Boys turned up the heat and outpaced District host Athens for the remainder of their game Friday, January 23. More...

BMC Baseball and Softball Registration Underway

The BMC Youth Foundation has announced that registration is now underway for both boys' baseball and girls' softball. Registration will continue through Feb. 27th, followed by a late registration period from Feb. 28 through March 6. More...

Pumping iron with the Brownsboro Bears

Sophomore Dillon Crowley safely releases the weights after a successful squat at a high load. He took part in the Brownsboro Invitational weight lifting meet over the weekend at the Brownsboro High School gym. More...