April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City seeks input on website

The City of Chandler launched its new webpage, www.chandlertx.com, in January and one of the key features of the page is the “Let Us Know” option.  Located near the bottom of the home page, centered in a cluster of others items, the More...

Special Sections

School

Kindergarten registration May 8-10

Kindergarten pre-registration for Brownsboro ISD is scheduled for Tuesday May. 8 through Thursday, May 10.  Chandler and Brownsboro Elementary campuses will register new students from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. each day.  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...

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

Senior Night

Senior Jay Dunklin was honored during senior night before the Bears’ season finale against Bullard on April 23. More...

BMC Spring Tournament Action

The BMC Spring Fling 6U T-Ball Tournament was held the weekend of April 14 and the Chandler Swomp Dawgz claimed the championship while the runner-up was the LaPoynor Flyers. More...

Bears knocked out of playoff hunt

The Brownsboro Bears 2012 baseball season came to an end on Monday night with a 5-1 loss to Bullard.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Ring 62J, two ‘longs’ and a ‘short’

My family’s first telephone hung on the wall in our dining room. Because the phone hung at adult height, it was necessary for me to stand on a stool to reach it. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Woodmen and cemeteries

In 1904 the members of the Woodmen of the World built a two-story plank building on Depot Street, where the Methodist church is now.  The upper floor was used by the lodge and the lower floor was used as a school. More...

Murchison ranch volunteers make colorful improvement

Murchison’s Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch thrives on the service of its volunteers as America’s largest and most diverse animal sanctuary - home to more than 1,200 domestic and exotic animals rescued from research laboratories, &ldq More...

PTAs headed to upper-level campuses

Brownsboro Junior High School and Brownsboro High School will start a Parent Teacher Association with a planning and development meeting on May 1 at the high school.  “I don't know if there has ever been a PTAor PTO at the Junior High or H More...

COMPLETE LIFESTYLE CHANGE

Gilbert slims up, puts down pills thanks to new exercise regimen

Getting in shape, working out, losing weight, being healthy. These are all things that have become a lot more common in today’s society. More...

News

Former BHS band members to perform at FUMC Chandler

A slew of talented musicians have graduated from the Brownsboro High School Band and three of those graduates will be performing at 7 p.m. More...

Edom Civic Theatre slates ‘Belles’ May 4-5

The 16th season of the Edom Civic Theatre continues with a performance of “Belles” on Friday and Saturday May 4-5.  Written by Mark Dunn, “Belles” is a billed as a “play in two acts and 45 phone calls.”  More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

A special thank you to the First United Methodist Church for bringing in a wonderful service for our residents on April 15 while Rev. Samuel brought a wonderful message the same day.  The Gideons provided another wonderful service on the 15th! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Loyd P. Starr Sr.

Services for Loyd P. Starr Sr., 64, of Brownsboro were held Saturday, April 21, 2012. at Rock Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. Burial was held in New Hope Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  More...

Mary Margaret Bacot

Services for Mary Margaret Bacot, 51, of Chandler, were held Friday, April 20, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Dorris officiating.  Bacot died April 16, 2012 in Tyler. She was born July 19, 1960 in Big Spring.  More...

Barbara Ann Weems

Memorial Services for Barbara Ann Weems, 64 of Chandler were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday April 23, 2012 at Lake Palestine United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

The Resurrection  The Easter Day is over, And Spring is in the air, The buds are pushing from the limb; New life is everywhere. Each little tomb is bursting, And life is moving, free, The grass is pushing from the s More...

Letters

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  I was so excited to see the latest addition to the Statesman.  Reading Bette Jones column Something Else is going to be nothing but a pleasure each week. More...