April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BISD seeks bids on scoreboard

The Brownsboro Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Monday to look for bids on a new scoreboard for Bear Stadium. This came as part of the board's regular monthly meeting. More...

Special Sections

School

High school exchange students need host families

CASE Exchange Student Program is seeking three families in the Athens and surrounding areas to host one or two foreign exchange students for the upcoming high school year. More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Paxston Redden BJHS 8th Grade Parents: Byron and Sheri Brothers/Sisters: Presley Redden Hobbies: Sports and Shopping More...

Brownsboro Junior High School STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

Roger McLaughlin BJHS 8th Grade Parents: Tom, Kristine Brothers/Sisters: Megen, Jamie, Eerin Hobbies: TV, Games and ATV 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...

Historical

"A forgotten town"

Bob Bowman's East Texas

Deep in the woods of southeastern Angelina County, a few miles from the brown-watered Neches River, the settlement of Philistine lies in eternal slumber. More...

Theater team places alternate

The Brownsboro High School theater department has shown itself to be a threat to the dominance of other schools on the theater scene. The team achieved alternate play during the UIL District 20 One Act Play event on April 4. More...

Brownsboro cancels elections

The Brownsboro City Council voted April 9 to cancel the May 9 elections for the city. The decision came as part of the regular monthly meeting for the council. City Mayor Ronny Harris said, "There's no reason to hold this election. More...

News

Cook of the Week

Rachel Duncan of Mamma Toni's fame describes herself as a feeder. "I like feeding people," she said. "It's just what I do." Duncan cooks because it's relaxing for her; especially in the case of comfort food. More...

Health Short

Is this rash caused by poison ivy?"

Poison ivy is a very common plant found throughout the United States. It is found in two forms. One form grows low to the ground. It is usually found in a group of plants and looks like weeds. The other form is a vine that grows in trees. More...

Lions Club Variety Show

Do you like Gospel, Bluegrass or Oldies music? Come to our first Lions Club Variety Show celebrating local talent on Saturday, May 2, 6:00 PM at the BISD Gym. Tickets are $10 at the door, $8 advanced, and $5 for students with ID. More...

Sports

Four make All-HC team

Four members of the 2008-09 Brownsboro Bears basketball team were named to the Athens Daily Review 's All- Henderson County team recently. Those players were Zack Bailey, Jacob McCarthy, Ryan Smith and Tyler Rogers. . More...

Boys golf team wins 20AAA title

Girls take third place in district

The Brownsboro boys golf team posted a 24-shot margin of victory in earning the District 20AAA title this week, while the girls squad recorded a third place finish. More...

Hale latest with ace at Echo Creek

It hasn't been a weekly event, but it's nearly an everyother week event - a hole-in-one at the Echo Creek Golf Club. Ronnie Hale became the latest to perform the feat, acing No. 7 with an 8-iron from 129 yards. More...