January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro woman still waiting for dual transplant

Within days or weeks, Jannie Parker should know whether she’ll be placed on a recipients list for a liver.   Meanwhile, her daughterin law continues to care for the former Brownsboro Independent School District educator.   More...

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Sports

Smith hits winner in double OT

McCarthy’s free throws keep Bears alive in first extra period vs. Athens

It had it all ... a big comeback ... drama ... two overtimes ... clutch play ... a game-winning shot. More...

Bearettes dominate Lady Hornets, 62-31

The Brownsboro Bearettes continued District 20-3A on a winning note Friday, defeating the Athens Lady Hornets by 31 points in a game held at Brownsboro. More...

School district advisory committee set to meet Feb. 15

An advisory committee of more than 60 community stakeholders has been formed as oficials review scenarios for how the Brownsboro Independent School District could use a bond proposal to renovate its campuses and build others over the next decade. More...

PROMOTING EDOM

Business owners work to promote best of Van Zandt County town

EDOM — Their faith in this Van Zandt County town is unwavering, but Jeff and Judy Gottesman said the business community here isn’t receiving deserved attention.   More...

Newel, Cassels wedding shower planned for Sunday

A wedding shower for Adam Newell and Kellie Cassels has been set for Sunday, at 3 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church in Brownsboro.   The couple is registered at JC Penney and at Wal- Mart.   Their wedding is planned for Feb. More...

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PEOPLE & PLACES

Using watercolors, Watkins captures wedding elegance

Being the writer of “People & Places,” I naturally yearn for stories that will be pleasing to the reader.   I am always on the lookout for things to write about to satisfy that yearning and I think this is one of those stories. More...

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Best-read newspaper column may be sheriff’s report

I suspect that the bestread column in the Buffalo Press, a weekly newspaper in East Texas, is Sheriff Ralph Billings’ report on criminal activity in Freestone County.   More...

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Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

YOU ARE SO WONDERFUL   You are so wonderful, my love.   Three daughters and now a son.   The babysitter’s here; let’s go out and have some fun. More...

Letters

GUEST EDITORIAL

In thinking about recent articles in The Statesman concerning proposed growth and building plans for the City of Chandler and the Brownsboro School District, I ran across some wise words from Winston Churchill: “First we shape our buildings, t More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor:   Do we really need our tax base to expand from alcohol sales? Do we really need to sell alcohol on Main Street Brownsboro? More...