December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Police Dept. adds 3 Tahoes to fleet

City phases out use of Crown Vics for patrol units

CHANDLER - City officials here have purchased three Chevrolet Tahoes as the Chandler Police Department phases out the use of its Ford Crown Victorias. More...

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School

BISD

The Brownsboro Independent School District drama department is set to host a fine arts Christmas celebration Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m. More...

BHS senior represents FFA at event in Indiana

Brownsboro High School senior Glenn Devlin represented Brownsboro Future Farmers of America and Texas as a state representative at the 2009 National FFA convention in Indianapolis in October. More...

Sports

Bears varsity has 3-2 week

The Bears varsity squad went 2-2 in the Van Vandals tournament last week, after posting a home win over the Crandall Pirates. More...

Bearettes continue strong play

The varsity Bearettes lasted all the way to the final of the Lindale Tournament, before falling to host Lindale, 48-46. More...

Freshman Bears win tourney division, JV finishes third

The freshman Bears rolled through the Grand Saline tournament, taking home the championship in their division, while the junior varsity boys won third place in their division at the same tournament. More...

Capital improvements could include 3 new campuses

BROWNSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Building three campuses and increasing the number of students who attend its two intermediate schools are options worth considering as the Brownsboro Independent School District examines the possibility of setting a tax election next November to fin More...

Chandler turns focus to housing market, retail development

CHANDLER - The SilverLeaf development here may mark the start of an initiative by city officials to increase housing in the area and attract more businesses and industry as projections show growth west of Tyler will play a role in advancing Chandler More...

A BROWNSBORO CHRISTMAS

About 300 people attended the Keep Brownsboro Beautiful Christmas-tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 1 at Brownsboro City Park despite cold temperatures and rainy weather At top left, Alston Williams, 5, and Jay Williams, 4, visit Santa. More...

News

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

Bersano home features variety of themes, media room

The Bersano home, at 203 North Creek, is a twostory house built in 2001 with a beautiful circular drive and a swimming pool and hot tub.   Brian and Kari Bersano have been married 15 years. More...

CORRECTION

Holiday in the Park is an annual fundraiser that benefits Keep Chandler Beautiful.   A cutline on the front page of the newpaper's Dec. 3 edition inadvertently listed a different organization.   More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER

A special "thank you" to the members of Rock Hill Baptist Church, the United Methodist Church, the Chandler Church of Christ,Martin Springs Baptist, Sue Banister of Forest Grove Baptist, the Gideons, Rev. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

You tell me I'm getting old   You tell me I am getting old;   I tell you that's not so! The "house" I live in is worn out,   and that, of course, I know. More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Reader commends paper   Let me compliment you on The Statesman!   Your editorials have really been excellent the last month. I liked reading your plugs for the Food Bank, for those who have catastrophic illnesses, and other things. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

For years, the good people of east Texas have shared with us their stories of ghosts, haunted houses, unexplained events and other morsels of the macabre. More...