August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Hog Fest kick-off set for Aug. 19

BEN WHEELER — Ben Wheeler Arts & Historic District Foundation will kick off the 2010 Fall Feral Hog Festival, World Championship Wild Hog Cook-Off, and Fall Feral Follies on Aug. 19 here at Moore’s Store.   More...

TEA: 3 campuses in BISD ‘exemplary’

BROWNSBORO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

As officials expected, two schools in Brownsboro and one in Chandler have been rated “exemplary” after the Texas Education Agency released its high-stakes testing results on Friday. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Christene Gray

Funeral services for Christene Gray, 74, of Brownsboro were July 31, 2010, at Union Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro, with the Rev. Bill Hamilton officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

My Granddaughter’s   Birthday Card   No words are needed here, my dear,   For me to know what is on your mind. More...

Letters

Readers thank Statesman for coverage

We wish to thank Paul Bryant and The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman for the article about our son, Greg.   The article was done with consideration for Greg, his family and us. We appreciate the fact that there was no speculation. More...

More than 200 sign petition

More than 200 signatures have been obtained on a petition to force Chandler into a bond election to finance improvements at the city’s wastewater treatment plant, Howard Taliaferro said.   More...

HIGH BEAMS

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Decision to build one new campus most cost-efficient’

They arrived at their decision after months of diligence, and they want voters to know the Citizens Facilities Advisory Committee’s recommendation to build a new campus in Brownsboro and renovate or expand three other schools was the best scen More...

News

Can you save for retirement, college?

EDWARD JONES FINANCIAL

As another school year approaches, you may be thinking about the day on which you’ll send your children to college.   But can you afford to help them pay for school while still saving for your own retirement? More...

Word ‘hospice’ derived from 11th-century

HEALTH MATTERS

Hospice comes from the word “hospitium,” meaning guesthouses originally opened in the early 11th century to give respite to sick travelers.   Many versions of hospice have since been started in various countries. More...

About 200 turn out for Brownsboro banquet

BROWNSBORO FFA

About 200 students and parents attended a Brownsboro Future Farmers of America banquet to celebrate their accomplishments throughout the year.   The list of awards given to students:   More...

Historical

East Texas home to many ‘Lone Star’ communities

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

A reader from Gladewater called a few weeks back with an interesting question: “How many towns named ‘Lone Star’ are located in Texas?”   At my last count, 10 existed, and six of them are in East Texas.   More...