December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Explorers earn badges, uniforms

Chandler Police Explorers was re-chartered in January and now three of its members have earned their badges and uniforms.  Mario Ruiz, Kayla Doty and Joshua Pike received their badges and uniforms last Thursday after completing the necessary tra More...

Debate team gets hands-on experience, awards in Austin

Members of the Brownsboro High School Speech and Debate team traveled for competition in Austin before returning home Friday to take second place sweepstakes in the All-Saints event Saturday.  More...

Special Sections

School

CES rewarding students for 'Paws'-itive Pals

Each day five tickets are given out randomly to staff members at Chandler Elementary School who are looking for students that are doing something positive, for example, helping a friend, showing manners, being honest and good behavior.  More...

MURCHISON ISD

The Murchison ISD students of the month for November are Audrey Brown, Ezra York, Evan Applegate. 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

Bears take consolation title

Brownsboro wrapped up a busy week on the court by winning the consolation championship in the Van DQ Invitational Saturday.  With the win, Brownsboro improved to 5-2 on the season and moved up to No. More...

Bearettes fourth in Hoop Heaven

The Brownsboro Bearettes' perfect road record came to an end Friday against one of the best teams in the Hoop Heaven Tournament hosted by Lindale ISD.  In fact, Pine Tree proved to be the best team in the tournament as it rolled to the tournamen More...

7A now 9-0 on season

After a weekend of tournaments the Brownsboro Junior High Bearettes returned to action Monday against Canton.  Seventh-A remains perfect on the season as it defeated Canton 44-9.  Ami Stephenson led the way with 17 points while Tay Tay Limb More...

Ace Hardware set to build in Chandler

Chandler Economic and Development Commission unanimously agreed to grant Ace Hardware $30,000 to help fund construction of a 15,000-squarefoot store on the west end of town.  The EDC met Tuesday, Dec. More...

Tree-mendous

The annual Holiday in the Park is always a big hit, and the Trees on Parade contest was a popular addition. More...

Light up Murchison Saturday

Light up Murchison will be held Saturday, Dec. More...

Annual homes tour Monday

Chandler Tour of Homes, hosted by Women’s Unity Fellowship, will be Monday, Dec. 10 from 6-9 p.m.  Door prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the tour while a bake sale will benefit the Chandler Museum. More...

News

The annual Holiday in the Park was held at Winchester Park Saturday in Chandler

The annual Holiday in the Park was held at Winchester Park Saturday in Chandler. Santa made an early appearance while various musical acts performed. More...

Tis the season for auto break-ins

Black Friday is only a memory, and Cyber Monday has passed. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER

I would love to start by saying thank you to everyone who donated towards our outside Christmas lights. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Helen Virginia Breedlove

Helen Virginia Hardee Breedlove, of Houston, Texas, died on December 1, 2012 at age 92. She was born on June 23, 1920 in Chandler, Texas to Edward Brooks and Orelia Hardee. More...

POLICIES

With certain restrictions, obituaries are printed free of charge in the Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman. Paid obituaries are published at a rate of .29 cents per word, with a $5 photo charge. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

Comedy

Last week I wrote about amusing dining experiences. Since then I've remembered two other instances which both happened in Branson, MO, at different times. So if you'll bear with me I'll give those, and be finished with that subject.  More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part VII: By Buster Desselles

The pastoral calling is one of five ministerial positions that God has established to accomplish his good pleasure. More...

WRITER’S CORNER

A Photograph  Someone said, "A photograph is a moment, Frozen for all eternity". That's true, but to unlock a flood of memories, a photo can also be the key. More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Es Brewer's Barbershop

Estes Brewer owned and operated a barbershop in downtown Chandler during the 1930s-40s. It was located on the west side of what is now Broad Street next door to the icehouse. I always thought Mr. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Cucumbers, ice houses and mattress-making parties

Clark Boles bought cucumbers for Craddock Food Co. in Dallas from 1925 to 1930. More...