August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

ANOTHER DROUGHT VICTIM

Are your trees dead or dormant?

Living green on a brown landscape   Are your trees dying in the midst of one of the worst droughts on record?  Sam McCullough of Chandler says his are.  The area coach has about 100 trees in his yard. More...

BISD REPORT

Several students have not had shots

Junior High Principal Brad Robertson says 75 to 85 junior high students are lacking immunizations needed in order to start school. There are reportedly 35 to 40 elementary school children also missing important vaccines. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

NANCY SUE COOK

Nancy Sue Melton Cook, 69, departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011.  She was born Dec. More...

Sports

kemp scrimmage

Above, quarterback Shelby Rogers takes off for a big gain in the Kemp scrimmage. Below, Coach Ty Thomison talks to his team after the Bears’ scrimmage versus Kemp. More...

Brownsboro cheerleaders have strong showing at SFA summer cheer camp

Brownsboro High School Junior Varsity & Varsity Cheerleaders both attended the Stephen F. More...

WEEKLY BROWNSBORO SPORTS SCHEDULE

Bears football:  - scrimmage, home vs Mineola, tonight at 7 p.m.  Bearettes volleyball:  - Eustace Tournament, Thursday through Saturday   More...

Chandler residents may see tax increase

Homeowners may see an increase on property taxes next year.  Public hearings for the city’s proposed three-percent increase have yet to be heard; however officials on Thursday evening gave a nod of approval at the city’s recommendati More...

TOWN HALL MEETING

WHAT: Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Jeb Hensarling WHEN: Wednesday, August 24 at 4 p.m. WHERE: Chandler Community Center ADDRESS: 811 Highway 31 East, Chandler, Texas 75758 More...

WHO’S THAT DOLL?

Hey Ladies! Do you have what it takes to replace "Judy"? Adren Swearengen of Callender Lake and Judy were spotted outside the Chandler- Brownsboro Statesman. He says she is the "perfect" girlfriend. More...

Cattlemen feel the pain

Ranchers are running out of grass, hay and water.  East Texas cattlemen have absolutely no grass, dwindling hay supplies and evaporating water sources to deal with. They have no option but to cull.  More...

School

Looking ahead to fourth quarter school finances

Most Texans are aware of the 82nd Legislature's struggles this year to successfully tackle several issues. More...

HELPING ATHENS ISD

The Child Advocacy Center team members assisted with collecting school supplies for backpacks that were given away at the Athens ISD Back to School Bash that was held Saturday, Aug. 6. More...

News of Record

COUNTY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

County Attorney Clint Davis wishes to report the following activity in the disposition of cases filed through his office during the month of July 2011 in the County Court at Law, County Court at Law No. 2, and County Court.  More...