October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Chandler Police: Watch out for criminal activity

October is National Crime Prevention month and the Chandler Police Department wants the community to be alert.  More...

SEE YOU AT THE POLE

See You at the Pole was held Wednesday, Sept. 25 at various Brownsboro ISD campuses as part of a nation-wide effort. More...

Special Sections

School

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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Aaliyah Taylor Westbrook

Aaliyah Taylor Westbrook, 17 months, of Brownsboro passed away on Sept. 21, 2013, in Dallas. More...

Hubert Pittman

Memorial services for Hubert M. Pittman, 82, Chandler, were held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at The Arbor, 2215 Roy Road, Tyler. More...

Sports

Rally falls short

Rusk snaps Bears’ winning streak heading into bye

Brownsboro trailed by 29 points with 7:02 left in the third quarter before rallying to make it a one score game with 6:29 to play in the fourth last Friday at Eagle Stadium.  Despite scoring 22 consecutive points, the ball did not bounce the Be More...

Bearettes open district against Canton

Brownsboro opened District 15-3A volleyball action last week by playing host to Canton on Tuesday.  Canton topped the Bearette freshman team 18- 25, 25-16, 25-19 while the BHS JV team won 25-18, 15-25, 25-20.  In varsity play the match went More...

In memory of Barbara Smith

The Brownsboro Athletic Booster Club and Bearette volleyball teams held a special presentation in honor of Barbara Smith last Tuesday. More...

Council approves community center contract

A special meeting of the Chandler City Council drew a large crowd last week as more than a dozen members of the Chandler Lions Club were in attendance to hear the outcome of the proposed Chandler Community Center user agreement.  In the end, two More...

Pow Wow just one week away

Are you ready?  The 25th annual Chandler Pow Wow is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12 at Winchester Park.  Several events are planned throughout the day culminating in an old-fashioned street dance on Main Street that evening.  More...

Brownsboro ISD honors principals

National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great, Brownsboro ISD Superintendent Dr. Christopher Moran said.  More...

News

Scott Williams to run for Henderson County Court at Law No. 1

BHS grad, TVCC Hall of Fame inductee seeks office

Brownsboro High School graduate and two-time All-American quarterback Scott Williams announced he is entering the race to run for judge of the Henderson County Court at Law #1.  The position is currently held by Judge Matt Livingston, who has pr More...

Getting Acquainted

Name: Phillip Bradley Cantrell  I have lived in: Texas most of my life, except for my time in the Navy. I was stationed in Norfolk, VA.  I am in Chandler because: It’s a little closer to Tyler, where my wife and I both work  More...

The bad Brahma bull

SOMETHING ELSE |

My good friend and fellow church member, Wilson Nutt, passed away last week at the age of 91, a very good Christian man. Years ago at our church the musicians would get together one night a week for a jam session. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

ANGER ~Part 14 From your notes and mine, we all Have pondered in our hearts the Question of past communication, “Will “God allow those who reject HIS righteousness to remain in Their Sin?& More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

It was without tact The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman didn’t publish an obit feature on Loyd Cook, the veteran newspaper journalist and editor who spent more than a year with the publication as a sports and news reporter before leaving in More...

Historical

The Chandler Post Office

The Chandler Post Office, an active community hub with people coming and going, was an integral part of our community in the 1940s-50s. Actually it had its beginning in the one-store town of Stillwater in 1873.  More...