February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Chinese restaurant will open soon

The City of Chandler will soon add another restaurant to its collective menu. A Chinese restaurant will soon open its doors to area diners at its Highway 31 in Chandler location. The name of the restaurant is China Chef. More...

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School

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

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Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

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Off to college

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 Louisiana Monroe and Johnson to Tyler Junior College on a full scholarship. More...

Sports

Bearettes miss playoffs; post 24-win season

Fairfield defeats Brownsboro, 44-34, for postseason position

CORSICANA - The Brownsboro Bearettes' 2008-09 basketball season came to an end Saturday, as they lost in a game to determine the last District 19AAA playoff spot. More...

Bears posts two losses for week

Westwood wins by 10, Athens takes close game

The Bears varsity boys recorded two losses to end their 2008-09 season and in both games, Brownsboro was the victim of one bad period while staying with their opposition. On Friday, Feb. More...

Getting old ain't for sissies

Man ... I'll be glad when this middle-aged crazy phase gets over with. Last week, I rode my motorcycle into work a couple of days. More...

County Treasurer resigns

Henderson County Treasurer Karin Smith has signaled her resignation to the County Commissioners ' Court. The resignation, recognized by the court during its regular weekly meeting, will be effective as of February 21. More...

Edom residents petition for ESD

A petition has been submitted to the Van Zandt County Commissioners' about an Emergency Services District. The ESD, if put on the May 9 election ballot and passed, would cover the area currently covered by the Edom Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Let the flags wave

Nathan Straus Photo Flags were placed over President's Day Weekend at the Brownsboro City Hall building and First State Bank. Keep Brownsboro Beautiful put the flags out, and they will be displayed again during official flag holidays. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Bradley McDermott II is an Edom resident and a fan of cooking. Always a people pleaser, Bradley joined up with the Edom Bakery and Grill last year to hone his skills as the restaurant's night cook. More...

Friends & Flowers Garden Club meets at Echo Lake

On February 4th the Friends & Flowers Garden Club met in the home of Dixie Taylor at Echo Lake. Co-hostesses for the meeting were Anna Mae Williams and Jannie Parker. More...

East Texas residents to compete in pageant at local malls

East Texas and surrounding area residents are invited to participate in and attend the Sunburst USA Beauty Pageant and Baby Contest at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler and Longview Mall on Saturday, February 28. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gladys Sue Pope

Gladys Sue Pope spent her life touching all of our hearts with her sweet and gentle spirit. She was a beautiful angel here on earth. More...

Nellie Martin Valentine

A memorial service was held February 6, 2009 to remember the life of Nellie Martin Valentine of Chandler. Mrs. Valentine was born March 23, 1927 and departed this life February 4, 2009. More...

Charles Ray Hill

Services for Mr. Charles Ray Hill, 73, Chandler, were held Monday, February 16, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at First Assembly of God in Chandler. Burial followed in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. More...

Writer's Corner

WritersCorner

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...