March 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

KBB hopes to install park equipment by July 4 event

Keep Brownsboro Beautiful is hoping to install playground equipment at City Park by its July 4 celebration, but the organization still needs more than $100,000 for the project, Pam Clayton said.   More...

50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Tony Douglas and The Shrimpers to perform in Chandler

Country-music band Tony Douglas and The Shrimpers of Athens is scheduled to perform during Chandler’s 50th-anniversary celebration in July, city secretary Shirley Parmer said.   More...

Special Sections

School

Mosely honored for cheers, academics by Pop Warner

Myanjulah Aikane Mosely, a Brownsboro ISD third grade student, particpated in the Tyler Rose Parade.   She was a cheerleader for the Mighty Mite team in the 2009 Pop Warner league of the Tyler Saints Football & Cheer Association. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gene Wommack

Services for Gene Wommack were at 10 a.m., on March 8, 2010, at Hilliard Funeral Home, with the Rev. Larry Shackleford offi ciating.   A graveside service was on March 10 at the Dallas- Ft. Worth National Cemetery.   Mr. More...

Glen Moore

Services for Glen Moore are planned for a later date.   Mr. Moore died March 5, 2010, in Chandler. He was 51.   He was born July 10, 1958, in Fort Worth, to Paul Elmer and Shirley Moore.   More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Civil War experiences well documented by soldier

In early 1861, W.W. Heartsill of Marshall marched to war with W.P. Lane’s Rangers of the Confederate Army.   During the four years, one month and one day he spent at war, Heartsill managed to keep a diary of each day.   More...

STORY OF SURVIVAL

Missionary family endures POW camps during World War II

Kim Yelas and her missionary parents lived in the Philippines and fled from the Japanese during World War II.   They were eventually captured and lived in several Philippine POW camps until they were finally set free by American soldiers. More...

‘Eyes Were Opened’

Committee members surprised by schools’ conditions

As members of an advisory committee toured the Brownsboro Independent School District’s campuses, some were surprised to see the conditions of at least two of the schools, officials told the Statesman.   More...

Edom’s street fair set

Edom’s fifth “old fashioned street fair” is set this year for April 17-18, and many of the same vendors and attractions are expected to return, event organizer Robin Marshall said.   More...

Unemployment in Henderson County soars, figures show

Unemployment numbers in Henderson County are soaring, according to figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

Growth mandates change at public library

As Chandler organizes a celebration marking the city’s 50 years of incorporation to raise money for its public library, the Statesman takes a look at what the Henderson County branch means to the area. More...

News

ETMC-Athens launches expansion

Twenty-four years after opening East Texas Medical Center in Athens, the hospital has broken ground on a $32 million expansion.   More...

Williams, McClenny wed

Amanda Williams and Adam McClenny were united in marriage on Feb. 13, 2010, at Hideaway Lake, Texas.   The ceremony was officiated by the groom’s uncle, Larry McClenny of Afton, Texas.   More...

Johnston graduates from UNT

Katie Jeanette Johnston received her bachelor of arts in psychology from The University of North Texas during graduation ceremonies in December. More...

Sports

SHUT DOWN

Bearettes shut out, stumble into break

The Brownsboro Bearettes held the Whitehouse Lady Wildcats without an earned run until the sixth inning in a contest held in Brownsboro Friday. More...

ACADEMIC ALL-STATE

10 honored for academics

A double-digit number of Brownsboro High School athletes were named to the Academic All-State team recently, according to information provided by BISD Athletic Director John Settle last week. More...

Occasional things: Weather, Woods and hockey

And the weather keeps switching back and forth. Par for the course, this time of year ... after all, we live in Texas.   And games are on the schedule, then the time is changed, then they’re called due to weather. More...