January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CBACC banquet set for Feb. 2

Deadline extended for Citizen of Year nominations

The annual event that is increasing in popularity has moved to a bigger location this year to make room for the growing crowd as the Chandler-Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the silent auction and banquet on Thursday, Feb. More...

Special Sections

School

Ground breaking held at new BES site

The ceremonial ground breaking was held at the site of the new Brownsboro Elementary School on State Highway 31, just west of Brownsboro, on Friday as dozens of people gathered in excitement.  Several guests were in attendance for the event that More...

BHS students discuss DREAM Act at Henderson Co. Democrats meeting

Have you ever had a dream? That was the question three Brownsboro High School students, Isela Guerrero, Jessica Rojas, and Mayra Granados, posed in their presentation to a full house at the Henderson County Democratic meeting on Jan. 14.  More...

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School honors students each week that arrive at school on time, respect and listen to the teacher, complete their school work and homework. More...

Sports

Brownsboro tops Daingerfield in 4 OT thriller

The Brownsboro Bears and Daingerfield Tigers needed more than regulation, and even more than one overtime, to decide a winner. More...

little dribblers

Warhawks top Titans

The Warhawks improved to 3-0 in Little Dribblers Majors action with a 33-8 win against the Titans Saturday.  Kenneth Woods led the way with 20 points for the Warhawks while the Titan defense held the ‘Hawks to their lowest scoring total o More...

Bearettes dominate Daingerfield for 900

The Bearettes completely dominated the Daingerfi eld Lady Tigers, 45-4, on Jan. 20 to get Coach Fred Griffin career win no. More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor,  I have enjoyed the Statesman so much since it has gone back to including personal stories and historical articles. My reason for writing just now is the ridiculous article in the Guest Opinion last week.  More...

Rescued tigers relocated to Murchison refuge

Trio of cats plus two wolf hybrids at Black Beauty Ranch

   MURCHISON ­– The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, known for being the home of burros and horses that have been abused and neglected, joined with the Humane Society to rescue three tigers and two hybrid wolves from a roadsid More...

A FRESH VISION

BISD Superintendent Chris Moran casts vision for district

Filling the shoes of a well beloved figure who had spent more than 20 years as Superintendent of Brownsboro ISD is not an easy task, but Dr. Chris Moran has a vision and four pillars of success to ensure a future as bright as gold for BISD.  More...

News

Former B’boro man celebrates 102 years

Bennie Johnson celebrated his 102nd birthday on Jan. More...

Happenings Around Town

A eropostale is having a nationwide contest to see which school can raise new or gently used jeans to recycle and give to needy teens. The winning school will receive $5,000 and every student will get a new pair of jeans. More...

WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT

Brooking, Barnes exchange vows Oct. 1

Avery Lynn Brooking of Chandler and Stephen Andrew Barnes of Longview were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at the Villa di Felicita` in Tyler. Britt Davis of Kilgore officiated the double ring ceremony.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

E.C. LEWIS

Funeral services for E.C. Lewis, 89, Brownsboro, were held 10:00 A.M. Monday January 16, 2012 at New Hope Methodist Church with Rev. Brooks Taylor officiating. More...

JOHN BEALL

Funeral services for John Beall, 87, Ben Wheeler, were held Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van, with the Rev. Shelby Davidson officiating and James Golden assisting. Burial followed in Edom Cemetery.  Beall passed away on Jan. More...

MARVIN MONTGOMERY

Services for Marvin Lindsey Montgomery, Chandler, were held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Peoples Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl George officiating. Arrangements were under direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. Montgomery died Jan. More...

Writer's Corner

GRATITUDE

I like a little rhyme, a verse, A poem every day; It helps to keep the troubles out And brighten up my way. More...

Teliah

Beautiful as the sunset gleams, From head to hoof she makes a wonderful scene, She is sweet as honey, Even though she cost a lot of money, Teliah – golden dew from above, Makes a perfect name for the hors More...

“Why should I worry about you”

No need to say you are sorry, No need to cry and say you're blue, When you said goodbye, 'twas forever And my broken heart stopped loving you.   More...

Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Barber shops

Mr. Heitt had the first barbershop in Brownsboro. More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Red-headed Tigers

One of the highlights of being a seventeen years old student at Chandler High School was being on the Tiger basketball team. There are many memories of those happy moments but there is one that was quite unusual. More...