February 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

KBB considers Great American Cleanup

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful, Brownsboro's beautification organization partnered with Keep Texas Beautiful, is gearing up for the annual Great American Cleanup. The Great American Cleanup is one of the largest beautification efforts in the country. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

(Milk served with meals)

February 9 - 13 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

Local students graduate from SFA

Two local students graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University during commencement exercises held in December in William R. Johnson Coliseum. Sharon D. Huff of Brownsboro received a Master of Science degree in environmental science. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Haley Alexandra Hallmark

Haley Alexandra Hallmark - May 12, 1990 - January 27, 2009 Haley spent her life touching all of our hearts with her sweet and gentle spirit. She was our beautiful angel here on earth. More...

Francisco Elizondo Duran

Graveside service for Francisco Elizondo Duran, 44, Brownsboro, were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Jennings Mountain Cemetery, Brownsboro with Father Raymundo Garcia officiating. Arrangements were with Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens. More...

Ruth Virginia Davis

Services for Ruth Virginia Davis, a resident of Dallas for the past two years, were held Thursday, January 29, 2009, at Eubank Funeral Chapel in Canton with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating. Burial was in Edom Cemetery, Edom, Texas. 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. More...

Historical

Unusual trade landed German soldiers in East Texas

In the 1940s East Texas sawmills and paper mills lost many of their loggers to the armed forces fighting during World War II. The problem was solved with a unique exchange. More...

Duran Memorial Fund to go toward Brownsboro school ESL for adults program

Francisco "Poncho" Duran passed away Monday, January 26. It was around a year after this hard-working Brownsboro family man started working at his own business full time. More...

CBACC Banquet time

The Chandler/ Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce is about to host its Annual Awards Banquet and Auction. This event will take place at the Chandler Community Center Thursday at 6:30pm. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Joyce Martin loves living out on Lake Palestine, and she and her husband Bill have a great view to go with it. She's a creative person, and that applies to her cooking as well. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

February 9 - 13 (Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Chicken tenders, roasted new potatoes, zucchini medley, wheat bread, fruit cocktail TUES: Meat loaf, rice pilaf, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, More...

A 14-point buck

Courtesy Photo Darryl McKinney with his first granddaughter, Aubree Grace McKinney, showing off his 14-point buck shot this last season. More...

Sports

Fairfield boys, girls defeat Brownsboro

The Bears and the Bearettes posted defeats in Fairfield on Jan. 30th, with the boys losing by 18 and the girls by 15. It was a case of opposites for the two teams. More...

Just the newest guy at the paper, watching sports

I probably won't be writing a column on a weekly basis . but since I'm the new guy in town, I thought I'd introduce myself. I'm an East Texas guy, born in Navarro County. I'm 48-yearsold and a widower, having lost my wife three years ago. More...

BJH squads split with opponents

Both Brownsboro ISD junior high B squads posted wins Thursday, Jan. 29, in games as they hosted the Crockett Bulldogs and Athens Christian Academy. Both of the A squads were defeated in action held the same day. More...

News of Record

County Attorney's report

The County Attorney, Clint Davis, wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of December 2008 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court. More...