February 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD students college bound

Nathan Straus Photo Keith Johnson, left student, and Tristain Warren, right student, are off to college. Here they sign their letters of intent; Warren to Louisianna Monroe and Johnson to TVCC. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD MENU

(Milk served with meals) February 16 - 20 NOTE: Changes due to deliveries, calendar changes, holidays, etc., will be announced. BREAKFAST All Schools (Choice of cereal offered daily. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alice "Vivian" Birdwell

Services for Mrs. Alice "Vivian" Birdwell, 97, Chandler, will be held Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Chandler with Rev. Byron Allen Jr. officiating. More...

Artie "Fayrene" Hatton Dobson

Services for Artie Fayrene Hatton Dobson, 90, Grapevine, formerly of the Opelika Community, were held Thursday, February 5, 2009, at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donald Thomas officiating. Burial followed in Red Hill Cemetery, Murchison. More...

Arthur Ritchie Bass Sr.

Services for Arthur Ritchie Bass Sr., 93, Chandler, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Weems 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. Email or mail us your submission and look. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Words cannot express our gratitude to the Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department, the Chandler Volunteer Fire Department and all of our neighbors and friends who helped to douse the embers and ashes that were drifting into our yard a More...

BISD prepares for trustee election

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees called a trustee election Monday. The decision came as part of the board's regular monthly meeting. More...

A day at the bookstore

Nathan Straus Photo Chandler resident and author Melody Stroud spent an afternoon at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Tyler February 7. She was there to sign copies of her book, "In My Head: Living My Life with Bipolar". More...

Court enacts burn ban

The Henderson County Commissioners' Court voted to authorize a temporary burn ban for the county. The decision was part of the court's regular Tuesday morning meeting. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Edom Resident Deborah Hernandez is an art fan, though that seems to go with the territory in living in Edom. Food is just another type of art for her, and it's all about making the plate look nice. More...

Meals on Wheels Menu

February 16 - 20 (Milk served with meals) Orange juice served in centers MON: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat bread, peach cup TUES: Beef mac casserole, corn, broccoli, wheat bread, More...

Sheriff's Report

On Wednesday, February 4, 2009, Henderson County Deputy Kevin Adair conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Gun Barrel City, Texas. During the traffic stop Michael Jeremy Washburn, 28, YOA, ran from the vehicle evading arrest or detention. More...

Sports

Bearettes defeat Palestine, drop one at Crockett

Bears do same; All HS teams post wins at home

The Browsboro Bears and Bearettes both used second quarter runs coupled with stout defensive play to break open their contests against their Palestine counterparts during Tuesday, Feb. 3rd action. More...

Sports tend to multiply during this time of year

Still trying to get organized. That's always the issue when it comes to covering high school sports in the Spring each year. Football is easy to cover. Got a game on Friday night. More...

4 girls, 4 boys place in Top 5 at powerlifting meet

Eight local athletes finished in the top five during the Van Vandal Invitational powerlifting meet held Saturday, Feb. 7th in Van. More...