February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CBACC recognizes top officer, fireman, teacher, business

It was tough, they said, but committee members of the Chandler/Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce narrowed down a field of candidates to select the 2011 award winners for the CBACC banquet held Thursday, Feb. More...

Change favors BISD

It’s something that happens every two years, and usually it’s something that creates a lot of talk, and, more often than not, some controversy state-wide, specifically amongst coaches. More...

Special Sections

School

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...

ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School recognizes Rowdy Reading Rascals which are students that read AR books and take a computerized test on the book. More...

Sports

POWERLIFTING

Bridges takes first at Palestine meet

The Brownsboro boys and girls powerlifting teams competed at the Palestine powerlifting meet on Feb. More...

Bears top Bullard, fall to Athens

BULLARD — After the Bears’ first district loss against Athens, Brownsboro rebounded with a 62- 52 win over the Bullard Panthers on Feb. More...

7th grade A-team Bears remain unbeaten

The Brownsboro Bears’ 7th grade A-team used a balanced scoring attack along with a smothering first quarter press to push a 17-0 first quarter lead into a 44-10 victory over the visiting Rusk Eagles.  Eight different Bears scored as they p More...

Historical

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Electricity comes to B’boro

In June 1928 there was a hailstorm that destroyed all crops. Tomato season just opened. Farmers had only sold one of two loads of tomatoes; everyone had expected a good crop. More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The Valentine Box

We observed all of the holidays at Chandler Elementary School in the 1940s. One of the holidays that offered much fun during the long winter months was Valentine’s Day. More...

Bearettes meet Hudson in bi-district play

Teams square off at Rusk HS Monday

The Brownsboro Bearettes (22-7, 6-2 in District 17-3A) will face off   against the Hudson Lady Hornets from Lufkin (17-11, 6-6 in District   18-3A) in the bi-district round of playoffs. The game is scheduled for 7   p.m. on Feb. More...

Banquet draws record numbers

Hall, Moran speak to crowd

Chandler Mayor Ann Hall reported on the city’s 2011 progress while Brownsboro ISD Superintendent Chris Moran had the crowd of 230 searching for the Kleenex at the Chandler/Brownsboro Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet and Silent Auction la More...

Lions plant 200 trees at Winchester Park

Lions Club International is in the middle of its Million Tree Planting Campaign and the Chandler Lions Club joined the cause by planting 200 pine trees at Winchester Park on Saturday.  More...

News

Columnist’s ‘Kaleidoscope’ to be featured

Longtime Palestine Herald-Press columnist Owen Perry has teamed up with the Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman to offer his weekly Kaleidoscope columns to entertain readers.  He lived in Palestine for more than 10 years before moving to Louisia More...

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Valentine’s Day: Ode to the Black Skirt

With Valentine’s chocolate and the arrival of Girl Scout cookies, each and every year my New Year’s Day resolutions go out the window.  Even if I made it past Valentine’s Day, who could resist the combination of delightfully de More...

Area News Roundup

Three positions open on Chandler City Council   While the state elections are uncertain, the City of Chandler is moving forward with its city elections scheduled to take place May 12.  Three positions are open on the Chandler City Council a More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kelsie Raulston

Services for Kelsie Edwards Raulston were held 2 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Barton’s Chapel Assembly of God, near Murchison, with Terry Thomison officiating. A graveside service will follow at Edom Cemetery. More...

Patricia "Pat" Evans

Memorial services for Patricia "Pat" Evans, 80, of Canton were held Feb. 3 at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Gary L. More...

Balfa Music Normand

Services for Balfa Music Normand, 75, of Ben Wheeler were Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Eubank Funeral Home chapel, Canton, with Dr. Darryle Dunks officiating. Burial was held in Haven of Memories, Canton.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

Don't forget to pray  When you woke up this morning About to face the day, Did you say, “Thank you, Jesus.” Did you forget to pray? More...