October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Election under way

Citizens urged to get out and vote

Early voting for the Nov. 5 general election began Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. More...

Howl-o-ween pet contest winners

  Winners of the Chandler Nursing Center howl-o-ween contest are Andrea Busnick with Sugar dressed as a shark; Taylor Hall with Delilah as a scientist in a lab coat; Jonathan Bradshaw with his bulldog Beau as the headless horseman and Kimberly More...

Special Sections

School

ROWDY READERS

Brownsboro Elementary School Rowdy Reading Rascals for Oct. 14-18 are Tessa Thomison, Trinity Chapman, Khyra Garrett, Anna Seda. More...

BHS college fair set

The annual Brownsboro High School college fair is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the high school gym.  From 8:30-10:45 a.m. More...

BHS debate team takes third place

There might have only been five members of the team but the Brownsboro High School speech and debate club took third place in the Mabank meet Saturday. More...

Sports

BJHS Bears face Mineola

The Brownsboro Bears eighth-grade football team traveled to Mineola last Thursday and lost 28-12.  After receiving the opening kickoff, on third down Kevon Thompson went around the left end and scampered 65 yards down the sideline for the game's More...

Game Faces

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Game Time!

This week:  Thursday, Oct. 24  JV football at Van - 6:30 p.m. 9th football at Van - 5 p.m. BJHS football vs Van - 4:30 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 25   More...

Unlocking restaurants' secret menus

With limited options for a quick meal in Chandler and Brownsboro some may be tempted to drive outside the area to feed their cravings.  By unlocking the secret menus at local fast food restaurants, several new - and sometimes very creative - opt More...

Winchester Pond set to be stocked with catfish Oct. 28

Very soon, anglers from across East Texas will have another place to visit as the Winchester Park pond is scheduled to receive 613 marked channel catfish on Monday, Oct. 28. More...

That's a Wrap: Pow Wow raffle, chili cook-off winners announced

The annual Chandler Pow Wow might have ended early due to the rain, but 15 local judges participated in the Chili Appreciation Society International chili cook-off to crown a winner in the downpour.  Morris Moss of Garland was crowned the winner More...

News

Fall fix-up time is here!

Time to get ready for cold weather. More...

Southern Hospitality in Edom

Welcome back to Fayro, Texas.  The Edom Civic Theatre presents "Southern Hospitality", the third play in a trilogy of the Futrelle Sisters and their beloved town of Fayro Texas. More...

Them's funny lookin' catfish

The distinct aroma of fish permeated the air around our old bobtail truck as Daddy and I loaded four galvanized tubs of fresh fish on the truck’s wooden bed. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ivy Dean Lovelady

Ivy Dean Lovelady, 75, of Chandler died Oct. 15 in Tyler.  Ivy Dean was born Feb. 18, 1938, in Dangerfield, Texas to Ivy and Mary Kersey Lovelady.  More...

Ruby Williamson

A memorial service for Ruby L. Williamson, 81, Chandler, was held Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bill McNatt officiating.  More...

Writer's Corner

REPENTANCE? IS IT REALLY NECESSARY?

The Old Testament repentance as Some of you know, was the Message of the Hebrew prophets To forsake the worship of Baal or Baalim . More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

In reference to the October 17 edition of the Statesman’s article “Whataburger no parking zone created” I must assume that it was not intended to appear that Mr.David Kidd wanted a no parking zone and so now we have one.  More...