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Caldwell: Athletic areas intolerable’

Despite voters’ rejection of Proposition 2, officials will find a way to improve conditions for student athletes at Brownsboro High School, Superintendent Elton Caldwell said.   More...

More than 20 performers to attend holiday event

CHANDLER — More than 20 singers and groups are expected to perform during this year’s Holiday in the Park here on Nov. 20. More...

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School

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The Brownsboro High School band warms up before competing on Nov. 1 in San Antonio. It ranked 18 of 23 at a University Interscholastic League state marching contest. More...

KAPPI PI

The Kappa Pi chapter meeting on Nov. 4 at Lynda McQuaid’s home in Chandler featured a slide-show presentation of Australia and New Zealand, and a silent-auction fundraiser. More...

BROWNSBORO BAND

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Sports

Bears face tough task in bi-district playoffs

The Brownsboro Bears will face the Kirbyville Wildcats, the fifth-ranked team in Texas, tonight at Abe Martin Stadium in Lufkin, at 7 p.m., in the Bi- District round of 3A playoffs. More...

Bearettes fall short in fifth set, season comes to a close

The Brownsboro Bearettes volleyball season came to an end with a bi-district playoff loss to the Diboll Lady Jacks in a five-set match, 25-16, 22- 25, 26-24, 22-25, 9-15 on Nov. 2.   More...

After 35 years, Statesman to move to Chandler

After almost 35 years in Brownsboro, The Statesman is moving, Publisher Bill Woodall announced. More...

Confusion reported at polling places

Hundreds of people who cast ballots on Nov. 2 in the Brownsboro Independent School District did not vote for one or both propositions, Superintendent Elton Caldwell said during a Board of Trustees meeting on Monday.   More...

Treatment-plant expansion an option for Chandler City Council, official says

CHANDLER — Council members must decide whether to expand Chandler’s treatment plant or focus on adding a second clarifier, city administrator Jim Moffeit said.   More...

News

Hensarling promotes Texas native

ATHENS — U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling has announced the promotion of Texas native Phillip Smith to serve as his regional director, according to a press release.   More...

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The Henderson County Child Advocacy Center multidisciplinary team member award for the third quarter of 2010 is presented to Malakoff Police officer Sgt. Floyd Thomas. More...

QUICK HITS

MURCHISON ISD The Murchison Independent School District has scheduled its Veterans Day program for 2 p.m. today, at Murchison School. Call 903-469-3636. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Donald Wayne Wilson

Memorial services for Donald Wayne Wilson will be on Friday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro.   Mr. Wilson died on Nov. 1, 2010, after a brief illness. He was 69.   More...

Otis Boyd Rainwater

Otis Boyd Rainwater of Brownsboro, formerly of Emory, died at East Texas Medical Center in Athens on Nov. 4, 2010.   He married Margaret Sicking on Oct. 18, 1953, in Weatherford.   More...

Durie Joe Gray

Funeral services for Durie Joe Gray, 75, of Murchison, were on Nov. 7, 2010, at Calvary Baptist Church of Brownsboro, with the Rev. Jon Parker officiating. More...

Letters

Reader thanks Statesman for election-night coverage

Thank you for providing a Web site where we could check on the status of Proposition 1 and Proposition 2 on election night!   We were interested to know how things were going. More...

Band deserves more attention from paper

I have worked for Brownsboro ISD going on six years. I attend as many junior-high and high-school games as I am able to and cheer on the Bears and Bearettes, even when we have been down too far to win.   More...