May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro swears in Cox to City Council

A math teacher and community volunteer has been sworn in to replace Mary Carnahan on the Brownsboro City Council after she decided not to serve another term. More...

Sales-tax revenue increases sharply

Sales-tax revenues were up sharply over much of Henderson County this month, according to a report released by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Bruce Lavon Burch

Funeral services for Bruce Lavon Burch of Brownsboro were May 14, 2010, at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.   Burial was at Edom Cemetery.   Mr. Burch died on May 12, 2010, in Tyler. He was 53.   More...

Dorothy Birdwell

Memorial services for Dorothy Marie Miller Birdwell, 84, of Chandler, were at 10:30 a.m. on May 14, 2010, at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral directors with Rev. Richard Prather officiating. More...

Sports

2010 BROWNSBORO ATHLETIC BANQUET

Year of athletic success recognized at gathering 11-of-12 teams earn 2010 playoff spots

The people of Brownsboro filled the gymnasium, a not-unusual occurance, except that Thursday night, the capacity came from a crowd on the gym floor and not in the stands. More...

BISD athletics alive, well, and going strong

If I had to talk about the status of sports in the Brownsboro Independent School District, I’d have to say one word, “healthy.”   All of the programs here are competitive, especially the team sports.   More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

East Texans recall encounters with Bigfoot

For years, people have claimed sightings of a large, human-like creature in the thick woods of East Texas.   About 300 people recently gathered in Tyler for a Bigfoot Conference to share their personal confrontations with the creature.   More...

Officials trying to identify fire victim

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office and other officials were still trying to identify the body of a person found in a burning mobile home near County Road 3406, Chief Deputy Dan Parker said.   More...

THANKS, COACH

Seniors from the Brownsboro Bears football team presented Athletic Director and Head football coach John Settle a plaque in appreciation “of all you have done for us” during a banquet May 13. Story and on photos on Page 10.   More...

Opinion surveys on bond proposal distributed to advisory committee

Opinion surveys were distributed Monday night to members of the Brownsboro Independent School District’s Citizens Facilities Advisory Committee as administrators work towards an agreement on which construction scenarios should be recommended t More...

Brownsboro EDC funds help City Park development

CHANDLER — Keep Brownsboro Beautiful has ordered playground equipment for City Park after the Brownsboro Economic Development Corporation provided $12,000 for the project.   More...

News

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Chandler Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce presents a plaque to new member Brownsboro Auto Service.  More...

QUICK HITS

CHANDLER FIRE DEPARTMENT   The Chandler Fire Department’s annual barbeque is set for Saturday, at 11 a.m., at the station on Farm-to-Market Road 315 South.   JOHN H. REAGAN CAMP NO. 2156   More...

PULSE OF EDOM

The Old Firehouse to host open house Saturday

This week in Edom, the big news is the grand opening and one-year anniversary of The Old Firehouse Visual Art Gallery, at the west end of downtown. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

WHAT A DAY   Not having breakfast, I am ready for lunch.   It is too early, so I better have brunch.   I eat at the restaurant, when I have a hunch   That I lost one of my fillings on that very last crunch. More...

Letters

Opposing corporal punishment a liberal, godless idea

I wholeheartedly disagree with your editorial in your paper three weeks ago concerning corporal punishment. More...

Opposition group used ‘factual’ information

I wish to comment on your front-page article addressing the local-option liquor election that was defeated.   You quote Brownsboro City Council member Mr. More...

Statesman commended for liquor coverage

I would like to thank The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman for its factual, non-biased reporting on the issue of the recent liquor elections. More...