July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler boil water notice rescinded

There are no problems with the Chandler water. Due to a power outage Sunday, June 28, the Chandler water treatment plant was temporarily shut down. More...

Special Sections

School

Wooten tapped as Outstanding Teacher

Julie Wooten of Brownsboro recently joined outstanding teachers from across the state at "The U.S. Constitution and American History," an institute sponsored by Humanities Texas and The University of Texas at San Antonio. More...

Brownsboro Elementary presents awards to 2008-2009 students

The following awards were presented at the Brownsboro Elementary School annual awards program: Bear Awards Mrs. Saylors' class: Briley Sieminski, Jordan Wilson, Caddin Hayes, Jeremy Cooper, Margarat McLeod, Quincy Watson, DaJuan Harmon. More...

Sports

Skill Sharpening

Griffin sees large turnout for basketball camp

After a week-long basketball camp for the girls, directed by BHS Bearettes head coach Fred Griffin, the results from the various age-divided competitions are in. Griffin provided the results to The Statesman this week. More...

It sure ain't cold

I don't know if anyone has noticed, but it's hot. I mean, it's really, really hot - like "able to fry an egg on the sidewalk" hot. Or, fry an old guy riding his motor- cycle over a s p h a lroads after one in the afternoon. More...

Echo Creek has another hole-in-one

It's becoming a recurring event. Echo Creek Golf Club saw the 10th hole-in-one on its course since March 1st. Rusty Lambert scored an ace on No. 11 with a 7-wood from 170 yards. More...

Myntti is newest cop on the beat in Brownsboro

Officer hales from Florida

Life in Central Florida is much different than East Texas. That's one of the reasons why Scott Myntti and his family ended up in Brownsboro. "It's a lot slower pace here," he said. More...

Chandler woman arrested for possession

A Chandler woman could not evade Henderson County deputies by hiding in a vehicle. More...

News

Red, white, blue & read all over

July is the star-spangled time of year when I feel it is my patriotic duty, and my free speech right, to say why I love small town newspapers. Don't we all have a soft spot in our hearts for freedom of speech? More...

Texas' August sales tax holiday gets bigger

Great news for back-toschool shoppers. For the first time since it began in 1999, the annual August sales tax holiday will include many school supplies. More...

Battle recreation is July 11

The annual Battle of the Neches memorial celebration hosted by the American Indian Cultural Society will be all day Saturday, July 11 at the battle site at Highway 64 and F.M. 4923 (about 15 miles west of Tyler). A picnic will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Writer's Corner

WritersCorner

WHAT MAKES ME SMILE The sunshine on my face, The Son shining in my heart, The flowers growing on the ground, The flowers growing in my spirit. The wind whispering in the trees, God whispering in my ear. More...

News of Record

Sheriff's Report

On June 22, 2009, Henderson County Drug Enforcement Unit investigators observed a white Saturn traveling at a high rate of speed on County Road 2139 west of Seven Points. More...