March 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Engineering phase complete on treatment-plant expansion

The engineering and surveying phase is complete, and bids could be advertised by May to build a second clarifier at Chandler’s wastewater treatment plant, city administrator Jim Moffeit said.  More...

May Election

2 file for Brownsboro City Council seats

Josh Fulgham and incumbent Len Vest are the only candidates running for seats on the Brownsboro City Council, city secretary Sonyia Foster told The Statesman on Tuesday. The deadline to file to run in the May 14 municipal election was Monday. More...

Special Sections

School

Brownsboro ISD

Students place first, third at Academic Rodeo in Tyler

Jaden Schmidt placed first, and Crystal Reynolds earned a third-place finish in their age groups at a computer-science fair in February during the Academic Rodeo in Tyler. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shawn Dee Hutchins Eicher

A memorial service for Shawn Dee Eicher, 31, of Midland, will be at First Baptist Church of Edom on Saturday, at 4 p.m.  Shawn passed away on Feb. 22. She was born in Brownsboro to Loy Dean and Shirley Hutchins.  More...

Historical

History laid heavy hand on Bevilport, once a steamboat port on Angeline

bob bowman’s east texas

History laid a heavy hand on Bevilport.  But you won’t find it on many road maps or marked by highway signs.  The old townsite — once a steamboat port on the Angelina River — was named for John Bevil, a Virginian who came More...

Chandler City Hall turns to Facebook, Twitter in transparency movement

Chandler City Hall has joined Facebook and Twitter in what one official says is an effort by the municipal government to be more transparent.  “Social media is really taking hold,” city administrator Jim Moffeit said. More...

Chandler Cityfest

Vendors sought for all-day May festival

For the second year in a row, Chandler will host CityFest, an all-day event featuring entertainment, baseball, children’s activities, and a military ceremony. More...

Hall: As mayor, focus to be economic development

As Chandler invests millions in infrastructure and watches the construction of Segment 3A of Loop 49 east of the city limits, mayoral candidate Ann Hall said she will focus on economic development if elected in May.  More...

News

Brownsboro couple died in murder-suicide, HCSO says

Robbie and Cheryl Timmerman of Brownsboro died in a murder-suicide on March 9, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has concluded.  “After investigation and autopsies from the Southwest Medical Examiner’s Office, it was determ More...

Henderson County

Master Gardener training offered this Spring

Henderson County residents interested in becoming master gardeners are eligible to attend the Spring Master Gardener Training Program offered by the Palestine AgriLife Extension Service. More...

quick hits

HENDERSON COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS Henderson County master gardeners are available to answer questions each Monday, from 9 a.m.  More...

Sports

Shaffer named to TGCA All-State Basketball Team

Brownsboro’s Hillary Shaffer has been named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State Basketball Team.  Shaffer, who helped lead the Bearettes to a secondplace finish in District 17- 3A, averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds per game.& More...

Echo Creek teams place in tourney

Steve Penny, Jane Shell, Lynn Penny, Jerry Rogers, and Tanner Horton won first place in a blind-draw scramble to open the golfing season for the Echo Creek Members Golf Association on Saturday.  The team of James Johnson, David Hughes, Bonnie St More...

Photo

Brownsboro’s Paige Goggans winds up for a pitch during the Bearettes’ district game vs Rusk on March 9. The Bearettes defeated Chapel Hill 9-1 in district play on March 14. More...