July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Unemployment rises in Henderson County

Unemployment numbers have risen in Henderson County, the Texas Workforce Commission reports.   Numbers for June placed the jobless rate at 8.9 percent, a half-percentage point higher than in May when it was 8.4 percent. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Rhonda Pulley

Rhonda Cade Pulley, 38, of Leoma, Tenn., died Monday, July 12, 2010, at her residence.   A native of Dallas, Texas, she was an employee of North Terrace Medical Center and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. More...

Sports

New opportunity taking me away from this area

HITTING THE ROAD

I’ve mentioned it to a few folks around here but, for the most part, I haven’t gone out of the way to tell.   This issue is my last with the Statesman.   I got a job offer. More...

Reds advance to state with win over Bullard Bombers

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Bullard News is also a paper that is part of Bluebonnet Publishing, LLC — as is The Statesman.   More...

ON TO STATE

The Chandler BMC Rangers are advancing to the state tournament, set for Killeen next week. The Rangers took first at the district tournament. More...

Chandler OKs $1.3M in COs

CHANDLER — The City Council here has approved a resolution to issue $1.3 million in certificates of obligation to pay for improvements to Chandler’s wastewater treatment plant.   More...

PLANNING POW-WOW

Businesses begin reserving space for annual event at Winchester Park

CHANDLER — Several vendors have already reserved space for the city’s 22nd Pow-Wow in October, and several features will return to the event --- except for one.   More...

Mouse & The Traps performs in Ben Wheeler

BEN WHEELER — A standing-room-only crowd filled Moore’s Store here on Saturday for Mouse & The Traps 45th-anniversary reunion concert featuring Bugs Henderson.   More...

Work progresses on BHS Bear Stadium improvements

The framework of a new concession stand near Bear Stadium has begun, and other improvements are still expected to be complete by late August, Brownsboro Independent School District Superintendent Elton Caldwell said.   More...

News

Texas tops business ranking

AUSTIN — Texas is America’s Top State for Business, according to a CNBC study that scored each state based on 40 different measures of competitiveness.   More...

Afghan fight remains a ‘waste’

GOP chairman Michael Steele came under fire for daring to say what many Americans already know — that our involvement in Afghanistan is an ill-advised quagmire with no end in sight. More...

Debt crisis can be averted

Our dire fiscal and economic challenges — coupled with Washington’s insistence on making matters worse — are no excuse for retreat or despair.   They are cause for inspiration and determination. More...

Letters

Commit to pray for government officials

I am comitting to pray for 140 days for our government, along with Charles Stanley and the In Touch Ministry.   Our Sunday School class made a comittment to do so on July 4. I am not happy at all with the direction America is taking. More...

News of Record

CLINT DAVIS

Henderson County Attorney Clint Davis reports the following activity in the disposition of cases filed in June 2010 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.   More...