February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Original Chandler newspaper uncovered

The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman has served the eastern end of Henderson County since 1976, but take a trip back in time to a point when both cities were booming – way back to the early 1900s.  Steve Goodrich recently found a copy o More...

Special Sections

School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. More...

TJC announces Fall 2012 president's, dean's lists

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,127 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the Fall 2012 semester.  The President’s List, composed of students who complete a minimum of 12 More...

READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary Rowdy Reading Rascals for the week of Jan.28-Feb. 1 were KE - Jaycee Lanfrey, 1D - Randy Cantu, 2A - Cameron Godsey, 3C – Aleigha Bauer. More...

Sports

BHS teams fall to Athens

 After sweeping Athens in the first round of District 15-3A play, both Brownsboro varsity basketball teams found the trip down Highway 31 a little more di  More...

Bears roll past Van, Canton

In the first round of district play, Brownsboro's only loss came against Canton.  That was avenged in full force Friday as the Bears rolled past the Eagles 58-42 in Brownsboro.  With the win, Brownsboro remained tied for first in District More...

Bearettes split district games

In their final two home games of the season, the Brownsboro Bearettes defeated Van last Tuesday before falling to Canton Friday. In the game against Van, Brownsboro broke it open with an 18-7 third period en route to a 39-33 victory. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor,

I look forward each week to receiving my Statesman and I was so glad to hear Chandler is going to enforce residential numbering.  More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Kid and Madame McCormick

When I was growing up in the 1940s, Chandler had a vacated city jail. It was located around the corner from the Livery Stable, just behind the main business district, on what is now Second Street. More...

BROWNSBORO REMEMBERED

Barber shops

Mr. Heitt had the first barbershop in Brownsboro. More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2013 9:57 AM

Thomison resigns as AD/Head football coach

BISD board met Monday to discuss Thomison, campus security, policy

The Brownsboro school board held a called meeting Monday to discuss the future of Athletic Director Ty Thomison, security in the district and its leave/absences policy. The regularly scheduled monthly board meeting is set for Monday, Feb. More...

Officials celebrate addition to River Park

Just in time for the white bass run along the Neches River, officials from various departments joined together Friday, Feb. 1 to formally open the River Park access lot on the west side of State Highway 31, just inside the Chandler city limits. More...

News

Hensarling addresses large crowd in Athens

U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling was in Athens last week to talk with constituents about the federal debt crisis and recent action to end job-destroying spending and Washington waste.  More...

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...

Military News

Air Force Reserve Airman John W. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

JESSIE MAE GROMATZKY

Graveside services for Jessie Mae Gromatzky, 91, of Chandler were held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. in Old Alton Cemetery in Denton with the Rev. More...

BARBARA ANN SMITH

Barbara Ann Smith died on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, after a long battle with cancer, which she fought for over two years.  Born on Sept. More...

TINA STROMAN

Funeral services for Wal Tina “Meme” Stroman, age 76, of Chandler, were Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013, at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Cary Ponder officiating. Interment followed in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery.  More...

Writer's Corner

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR

Can you be a local hero?

A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a little boy’s shoulders to let him know that the world hadn’t ended. More...

SOMETHING ELSE

The life of Roger Miller

Roger Miller, as of course you know, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor, best known for his honky tonk-influenced novelty songs.  More...

WRITER’S CORNER

THOUGHTS  Ever stop to ponder, even in part The cause of how actions follow The learning’s of the heart? I mean, after all, because of “The Fall;” man enters this world; Separated from God by sin. More...