June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Statesman receives Key Award

The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman has been selected by the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International to receive its Key Award during a convention tonight in Waco.   More...

Some SilverLeaf apartments could be ready in weeks, builder says

CHANDLER — Some units at SilverLeaf at Chandler, a government-subsidized community, should be available for rent within two months, Matthew Berry of Neches Construction said. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD teachers to attend summer institute

Two Brownsboro teachers have been selected to participate in a summer teacher institute sponsored by Humanities Texas, Texas Christian University and TCU’s Center for Texas Studies. More...

School district awarded $25,000 energy grant

Brownsboro Independent School District has been awarded a $25,000 matching grant from Oncor for upgrading energy efficiency of the lighting systems at Brownsboro High School. More...

BROWNSBORO INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

Brownsboro Intermediate has released its A and A/B honor roll for the 6th six-weeks:   4th Grade   More...

Writer's Corner

Tonahill thrust into history after Kennedy assassination

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

When Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President John F. Kennedy in 1963, an East Texas lawyer soon found himself thrust into history. More...

Letters

Know your candidates before electing them

I read a syndicated story on the Internet that incensed me.   The president of Malawi pardoned two men convicted and imprisoned for homosexuality. He did so only after “receiving international condemnation” for the conviction. More...

Committee to recommend 1 new campus

A new elementary campus should be built west of Brownsboro, and Chandler Elementary School should be expanded a sixth time, the Citizens Facilities Advisory Committee will recommend to trustees in July.   More...

House demolitions to begin this month in Chandler

CHANDLER — Demolition of uninhabitable houses here is scheduled to begin within days, and city administrator Jim Moffeit said property owners still have time to submit their requests. “I have a couple of spaces left. More...

Henderson County sales-tax returns evenly split

June sales-tax returns across Henderson County were evenly split, according to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

News

Flooding

Westbound and eastbound lanes of State Highway 31 near Spur 364 in West Tyler are under water June 10 as traffic stalls in both directions. More...

Master Gardeners workshop set for today in Ben Wheeler

The Henderson County Master Gardeners has scheduled a free workshop for today in Ben Wheeler.   “It is an excellent way to get you started on the road to success,” a press release said. More...

CES releases awards list

Editor’s Note: This is rest of the list continued from The Statesman’s June 10 edition. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Robertson

The woman who always had a kind smile is now smiling on us from Heaven.   Betty Jo Robertson, 74, from Brownsboro, Texas, passed away peacefully June 13, 2010.   Betty was born on Sept. 20, 1934, to her late parents, S.D. More...