September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Golden Girls car show features new contests

Contests and a 15th award have been added this year to the Golden Girls Gold Rush Car Show, the annual event that raises money for Brownsboro High School's drill team. More...

Circus returns to Pow Wow

CHANDLER - The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus of Oklahoma is set to return here Oct. 10 for the city's Pow Wow at Winchester Park, Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bertha Pritchard said. More...

Special Sections

School

`EXEMPLARY' SCHOOL

Brownsboro Elementary School was recognized for being an "exemplary" campus based on Texas state accountability ratings during the 2008-2009 school year.   More...

Sports

Statesman Sports

Rain, rain just won't go away

And the rain kept coming down.   Friday's game against the Wills Point Tigers marked the second week in which both the Thursday and Friday night contests were played under sheets of preciptitation. More...

JV, Freshmen defeat Wills Point

Both the junior varsity and freshmen Bears defensive units pitched first-half shutouts in route to defeating their Wills Point opponents Thursday, Sept. 17. More...

BAND ON THE RUN

Members of the Brownsboro Bears Marching Band await the start of half-time at the Wills Point game Sept.  More...

Former city secretary still seeks due process

MURCHISON CITY HALL

A former Murchison official who has called for a federal investigation of that city's operations told The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman she resigned in August only after Mayor Mike Hill called her incompetent and refused to acknowledge her due-pro More...

HOMECOMING ROYALTY

The 2009 nominees are, from left (front row), freshmen Abbey Adair, Josie Minyard, and Anna Wood; seniors Catie Collins, Amye Scarborough, and Lauren Trapp; sophomores Breanne McKeever, Madison Montee, and Hayley Surlet; (back row), juniors Amy Jo More...

Chandler considering second clarifier at plant

CHANDLER - An expansion at the city's wastewater treatment plant could cost half a million dollars, and officials are mulling whether to use bonds, certificates of obligation or other revenue sources to finance the project, City Administrator Jim Mo More...

News

Dems to host Houston Mayor White in Athens Sunday

White expected to run for Hutchison's seat

Lake Area Democrats and Henderson County Democratic Club are scheduled to host Houston Mayor Bill White Sunday during at the Cain Center in Athens. More...

Sheriff's office promotes Barnhart to sergeant

Henderson County Sheriff 's Deputy Bryan Barnhart has been promoted to sergeant over the transport division, Sheriff Ray Nutt said. More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

You only keep what you give away.   I was reminded of this principle again recently when I experienced the computer glitch of a writer's worst nightmares and all my files were lost.   Bummer. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

THE BEGINNING OF EVENING

My husband and I went for a walk late one day,   The Lord's beauty was far more than I can say,   I looked over the hills to the sun going down;   The beauty was breathtaking that I had found. More...