December 17, 2009 RSS feed / News

Deputies arrest Chandler men for evasion, parole violation

A Chandler man was in the Henderson County Jail Tuesday on multiple charges after he allegedly ran from police during the execution of a search warrant, sheriff's records show.   More...

Ben Wheeler celebrates new shops, development along downtown street

VAN ZANDT COUNTY

Less than a year ago, the main street of downtown Ben Wheeler had little hustle and bustle, quiet traffic, and few signs of retail life.   What a difference a year makes. More...

EDITORIAL

School district makes right moves in capital-improvements work

It’s early in the process, but the Brownsboro Independent School District is making all the right moves in determining whether to set a tax election in 2010 to finance improvements to at least four campuses.   More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

"Ma'am, when was the last time you got a ticket?"   The rubber met the road in that moment because the truth is simple: I've gotten too many warning tickets to count lately. More...

CHANDLER 4-H

The Chandler 4-H met this month at Faith Baptist Church in Chandler on December 1. Attending this meeting were 14 adults and 14 students.   President Dillon Carver started our meeting at 7:00. More...

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MEALS ON WHEELS Dec. 21-23

(Milk served with meals. More...

FRIENDS AND FLOWERS

On December 2nd, ladies of the garden club traveled to Athens to enjoy a buffet-style Christmas dinner at the Athens Country Club. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER

Help!   We have a wonderful resident here at the facility who is in need of a vinyl recliner and a dresser chest.   If you are able to assist with this need or need more information, call Gretta at 903-849-2485. More...

RED HAT ANGELS

Our group, the Red Hat Angels, visited the Chandler Nursing Center Dec. 3 and sang Christmas car- ols to the residents there, who had a great time with lots of happy faces and singing along with us. More...

Gooden to oppose Brown in March GOP primary

Republican Lance Gooden has formalized his candidacy for state representative, and his name will appear on the March 2 Republican primary ballot against incumbent Betty Brown. More...

EDITORIAL

Last quarter of 2009 spells progression, growth for Statesman

The last quarter of 2009 has been a good one for the Statesman. More...

Former Brownsboro man to turn 100 next month

John L. Johnson

Bennie Johnson is a chipper 100-year-old who can be tough to get a hold of.   Often, he's moving around on his power wheelchair and holding court with anyone willing to listen, smashing stereotypes of what old age looks like. More...

FOREST GROVE

Wow, what a show we had for November!   I always think, "I wonder if we can have a show that good again?" Each month, we have another good one.   Rhones Quarter was a late addition to the show, and they came through as usual. More...

A BEN WHEELER CHRISTMAS

Courtesy Photo From left are Linda Heatley, Brooks Gremmels, Rose Gremmels, and Kathy Kendrick. Ben Wheeler hosted a Christmas celebration on Dec. 7. More...

COUNTY ATTORNEY'S REPORT

The Henderson County Attorney, Clint Davis, reports the following activity in the disposition of cases filed in October in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...

LIONS DEN

I would like to thank each of the Lions Club members for their hard work over the past year.   We have had a great year. We helped the Wesley Foundation, God's Open Hands, Chandler Nursing Center and many other groups. More...

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From left are Chaplain Lt. Col. Laura Bender, Seaman Quarter Master Timothy Kidd, Kaydence Kidd, Kaywin Cottle (back), Matron Evangeline (Edwards) Kidd, and Kenneth L. Kidd. More...