March 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Board passes evolution resolution

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees passed a resolution declaring its opposition to the Texas Board of Education's recent bid to no longer allow the teaching of the weaknesses of the Theory of Evolution in school textbooks. More...

Getting ready for the show

Nathan Straus Photo Brownsboro students prepare animals for the Henderson County Livestock Show coming up this month. The livestock show will take place the week of March 23 at the Henderson County Fairground Complex in Athens. More...

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School

Scott named Homecoming Queen

Miss Naomi Scott, daughter of Sue and Rob Rogers and Sam and Rhonda Scott of Ben Wheeler, has been selected finalist for Texas' 29th Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held April 18 and 19, 2009 at the DFW Airport Marriott North in Irving, Tex More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

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DAR Honors Janelle Benton

Janelle Benton, senior at Brownsboro High School, was honored on February 18, 2009, at the George Washington Tea hosted by the Daniel McMahon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). More...

Sports

Smith named for 20AAA honor

All-District basketball team includes three other Bears

Brownsboro junior Ryan Smith was named District 20AAA's Offensive Player of the Year, while four other Bears players were tapped for various All-District honors this week. More...

Traveling the same road

8-year-old Chandler girl hitting the drag strip

TYLER - The little girl romps around her grandparents' yard, checking out different things that catch her eye, just a normal youngster at play. More...

Bowman garners TJ CAC honor

Shedera Bowman - a 2006 Brownsboro High School graduate and a sophomore at McClennan County College - has been named the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference "Newcomer of the Year." It was the second consecutive year the MCC Highlassies More...

The future of Murchison

Murchison city officials and dozens of citizens met the evening of March 5 for a town hall meeting in the Murchison Independent School District cafeteria. The matter at hand concerned the future of the city itself. More...

Police seek leads

The Chandler Police Department is asking for tips on instances of vandalism encountered in the past few weeks in the Winchester Park Addition area and scattered about Chandler. The park is located on South FM 315. More...

Chandler resident found locked in home

Officers from the Chandler Police Department discovered Kerry Paul Cotton, 42, locked up in a Chandler home. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Marguerite Courtier is the type of person who can't decide on what part of cooking she likes best. "Soups, salads, entrees; I love it all," Courtier said. More...

News Briefs

Edom ESD on the ballot

An Edom area Emergency Services District will appear on the Election Day ballot for those residents living under the Edom Volunteer Fire Department's jurisdiction. More...

Women's conference announced

Rock Hill Baptist Church invites women in the community to their annual Women's Conference on Saturday, April 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. with continental breakfast. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Horton

Services for Mrs. Mary Horton, 82, Brownsboro were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2009 at the Brownsboro United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary White officiating. Burial followed in the Red Hill Cemetery. More...

Les Olson

Lesley Dewayne "Les" Olson passed away at the age of 51 on March 4, 2009. Les was born June 24, 1957 in Dallas, Texas. He was a resident of Brownsboro, served in the US Air Force and worked as a farmer. 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...

News of Record

Sheriff's Report

On Tuesday, February 23, Henderson County Sheriff 's Deputy Kevin Adair responded to a call of the sexual assault of a 15-month-old child near the Oak Harbor Addition of Gun Barrel City. More...