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Henderson County fundraiser June 15-16

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Summer heats up with area car shows

The Chandler Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the Chandler Car Show on Saturday, July 7 at Winchester Park in an expansion of its monthly cruise nights.  There are expected to be 150-200 vehicle entries in the show that will run from 9 a.m More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Richard Dale "Bud" Florey

Memorial services for Richard Dale "Bud" Florey will be held after a private graveside ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Chandler at 1 p.m. More...

Bennie Catherine Nelson

Services for Bennie Catherine Nelson were held Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Hilliard Funeral Home with the Rev. Shelby Davidson officiating. A graveside service followed in Edom Cemetery.  Nelson died at the age of 76 on May 27, 2012.  More...

Sports

Bears earn all-district baseball recognition

The Brownsboro Bears baseball program, which completed its first season under new head coach Cody Ellis, was in early stages of a rebuilding process, but despite a 9-14 record, Brownsboro had several athletes earn all-district honors this year.  More...

Top 10 Brownsboro sports moments of the year

a look back

The 2011-2012 athletic season for Brownsboro featured several memories that will never be forgotten, and the Bears and Bearettes had their fair share of ups and downs, so here’s a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the past sc More...

BISD balances budget cuts with academic rigor

The Brownsboro Independent School District is continuing to cut costs and search for measures to generate revenue as it strives to meet its forecasted budget deficit of at least $1.4 million for the 2012-13 fiscal year.  More...

Black Beauty Ranch hosting 5K race

The Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch is opening up its 1,250 acres on June 9 for the first-ever 5K Freedom Run in an effort to bring attention to the use of great apes in research and also to celebrate the 50th birthday of “Kitty,” one More...

Yarborough Home to be moved June 16

This is the first of three articles concerning More...

News

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED W.J. Stuart General Merchandise

William James Stuart had a store in Edom by the late 1880’s. When the St. Louis- Southwestern came through Brownsboro a few merchants had put up stores in Brownsboro.  About 1903 Mr. More...

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR Edgar’s Shoe Shop

In the 1940s, Mr. Edgar, a local cobbler and shoe shop owner, could often be seen cruising the streets of Chandler in his two-wheeled cart pulled by a mule. The two automobile tires on his cart afforded him a smooth ride. More...

To the 2012 graduates

SOMETHING ELSE

First of all, today I want to congratulate all you 2012 graduates of both high school and college. Second, I hope to encourage you to seek out what you really want to accomplish and go for it! More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

THE ABC'S OF SUMMER

To My Sons: William Spradley No. 17 State Champion Class of 2012 Steven Haskins Sophomore BHS Travis Spradley 7th Grade BJHS  More...

Letters

Dear Dottie,

This morning I randomly checked the Brownsboro Statesman online looking for an obituary. The first time I've looked at the Statesman in years. What a surprise to see your article on Pappy Dad and Big Mama!  More...

Dear Editor:

I would like to address some concerns raised by a Letter to the Editor written last week by Mr. Howard Taliaferro regarding the new City of Chandler sign ordinance.  More...