February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Search under way for Brownsboro athletic director

Brownsboro ISD is seeking resumes and applications for the position of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach with the goal of filling the post after spring break.  More...

MORRIS: 'I DON'T WANT TO DIE'

BHS junior survives texting & driving wreck

Brownsboro High School junior Madison Morris was on her way to a friend’s house on Jan. 22 when she was distracted by a text message, swerved off the road and flipped her car.  More...

Special Sections

School

Valentines for Veterans

Brownsboro graduate Phillip Smith, representative for congressman Jeb Hensarling, received valentines card from Stefanie Parker’s KB class at Chandler Elementary Monday. More...

READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary Rowdy Reading Rascals for the week of Feb. 4-8 are KD - Julia Branch, 1A - Jaycie Massey, 2E - Jesse Hughes, 3E - Halyn Woody. More...

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of Feb 4-8 are PPCD - Victor (Jaciel) Balderas, PKAM - Matthew Hall, PKPM - Ben Tavehner, KA - Nicholas Williamson, KB - Kate Eaton, KC - Bradie Cooper, More...

Sports

District Champs!

Bears roll past Mineola 58-38, ready for postseason play

Mineola won the opening tip, but that was it as the Brownsboro Bears coasted to a 58-38 victory in the District 15-3A finale Tuesday to lock-up at least a share of the district championship.  More...

Bridges, Gomez take first in Westwood

Brownsboro powerlifters competed in their second meet of the season last Thursday as they took part in the Palestine Strength Invitational at Westwood High School.  Senior Kylie Bridges claimed first place in the 165-pound division for the secon More...

Bearettes ready for tourney

Scrimmages are complete, the Brownsboro Bearettes are ready to take the field this weekend as they host a tournament in Brownsboro.  Several games will start on Thursday before the Bearettes play three times on Friday.  Athens and Kaufman f More...

Historical

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

Valentine's Day in the 1940s

During the 1940s, the period from New Year’s Day to Easter was dull at school, and some of the teachers even referred to it as “winter’s doldrums months.” This period gave us very few breaks in our classroom routine.  More...

Godsey joins Statesman staff

The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman has hired Brad Godsey as its advertising and marketing representative, Publisher Bill Woodall announced.  More...

Booth ready to toe the line for charity

Chandler’s Tom Booth, a former college basketball player at Temple Junior College and the University of Southern Maine, shot a whopping 65 percent in his 24-hour period at the charity stripe during the second annual Free Throws for Souls event More...

News

Radios – not guns – to be added in BISD

In the wake of firearm attacks around the nation and increasing government discussion of gun laws, Brownsboro ISD has all-but ruled out the possibility of arming teachers or administrators.  More...

Change in store for CSCOPE program

Senator Dan Patrick, in coordination with the Texas Education Service Center Curriculum Collaborative, announced significant changes to the CSCOPE curriculum management system.  The TESCCC has worked with Senator Patrick, chairman of the Senate More...

ECT celebrates 16th season

The Edom Civic Theatre celebrated its 16th season with the annual awards banquet at Willow Brook Country Club on Jan. 20. David Young, Brownsboro High School drama and choir teacher, provided the entertainment.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Rains

Services for James Harold Rains, 74, of Brownsboro, Texas, were held Friday February 8, 2013 at Eubank Chapel with Bro. Lee Evans, Bro. Bob Sexton, Bro. More...

Writer's Corner

SOMETHING ELSE

The beagle and the tiger

A rich man decided to go on a safari in Africa. He took his faithful pet beagle along for company.  One day, the beagle started chasing butterflies and before long discovered that he was lost. More...

GUEST COLUMN

Following Jesus into the wilderness

Luke 4 4Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, 2where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished.  More...

Christian Voices

The Pastoral Calling, Part XVI: By Buster Desselles

Why do professional athletes retain their coach despite a winning streak? It is because an athlete knows that a good coach will make a person do what a person wants to do! More...