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Grubbs re-elected as Pct. 3 constable

The wait is over. David Grubbs received 50.54 percent of the votes during the primary run-off election to win the Republican nomina t ion and retain his position as Henderson County's Precinct 3 constable. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Seth Wayne Bullock

Services for Seth Wayne Bullock, 17, of Chandler, were held Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Stuart officiating. Burial was held in Coffeeville Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.  More...

Neely Charlene Holiman Heard

Memorial services for Neely Charlene Holiman Heard, age 89, of Commerce will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at Pollard United Methodist Church. She died July 17, 2012, in Greenville. She was born on Jan. More...

Sports

Summer camps help Bears prepare for season

Football practice starts Monday for the Brownsboro Bears before the team will hold its annual Blue and Gold game Saturday, Aug. More...

Herricanes finish second in state

Two teams finished as state runner-up in 2010 representing the Brownsboro Murchison-Chandler (BMC) Youth Foundation in baseball action and have a special sign at Winchester Park honoring their accomplishments.  More...

Three BMC teams in top-10

Stingrays, Rangers and Warriors shine bright as tournament hosts

Teams from all across Texas gathered in Chandler last week for the Texas Teenage Baseball Association 2012 boys 8U machine pitch state tournament held at Winchester Park.  The park was packed each day with parents, grandparents and other support More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor,   I have been a subscriber to the Statesman since I moved back to Chandler in May 1979 and I want to say I am enjoying it more now than before.  The articles by Jim Powell are of much interest to me. More...

Taylor leaving Chandler

Chandler assistant city administrator John Taylor has accepted a similar position with the City of Midlothian and has submitted his two-weeks notice to the city.  Taylor was hired April 12, 2011 as a planner and assistant to city administrator J More...

State tourney a ‘tremendous success’

Chandler area residents stormed the field last Thursday night at Winchester Park as the Stingrays won the Texas Teenage Association 8U machine pitch state championship. More...

Brownsboro FFA shines at state convention

Three Brownsboro FFA students received Lone Star Farmer degrees at the 84th annual Future Farmers of America state convention July 9-13 in Corpus Christi.  Baylie Conner, Stephen McGhee and Zach Williams received the degree which is the highest More...

News

Saluting Our Soldiers

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler and Brownsboro area communities are proud of you! For those who are serving overseas, we await your safe return.  More...

Fletcher places in top 15 at Gospel singing event

One of the top Gospel music performers in the nation resides right here in Chandler – Lauren Fletcher advanced to the final 15 in a Gospel Music Association competition last week.  A2004 Brownsboro High School grad, Fletcher made it to the More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER NEWS

A special thank you to Missionary Ricky for calling bingo for our residents on the July 22.  Those wonderful ladies from the Westlake Baptist Church, were back with another wonderful birthday party for all of our July birthdays.  Miss Nelli More...

Writer's Corner

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

Helicopter moms

With school starting, I am going on record; I love helicopter moms.  One of my favorite characters in scripture is James’ and John’s mom.  And I do mean character.  The mother of the sons of thunder, these days she would ha More...

WRITER’S CORNER

CREATIVE SPLENDOR

In Genesis one; The Spirit of God swept over the face of the waters  Then God said, “Let there be light”, and it was given at Your word  Seeing the light, that it was good; You divided light from darkness  You called the li More...

SOMETHING ELSE

Sweet Home Alabama

Back in the day when my husband and I traveled, most of our trips were by motor coach. More...

Historical

Chandler Yesteryear

A bit of the unusual

In the 1940s, Chandler was a nice and friendly neighborhood town, a place of simple pleasures, occasional unusual happenings and an assortment of different personalities.  From peahens to coon dogs, there was never a shortage of inspiration for More...

Brownsboro Remembered

Barton and Sons cotton gins

I.A. Barton purchased the Echols Cotton Gin in Brownsboro in 1911 or thereabouts.  It was south of the railroad track. More...