October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Moving forward

Three neighborhoods join crime watchers

Chandler is becoming safer one neighborhood at a time as residents are teaming up to form watch groups across the city.  More...

Special Sections

School

BES ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School recognizes Rowdy Reading Rascals which are students that read AR books and take a computerized test on the book. More...

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School Best Bears for the week of Oct. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Claudean ‘Dean’ Ray

Claudean “Dean” Ray, 80, died Oct. 23, 2013, at The Hospice of East Texas HomePlace after a long and valiant battle with bladder cancer. He was born in Brownsboro on Dec. 19, 1932.  Ray was a longtime employee of R.C. More...

Carrie Smith

Services for Carrie Elaine Smith, 31, of Murchison, were held Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at First Baptist of Murchison with the Rev. Curtis Chandler officiating.  Interment followed at Red Hill Cemetery in Murchison. Smith died Friday, Oct. More...

Taylor Nix

Funeral services for Taylor Nicole “Booda” Nix, 19, of Murchison were held Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Murchison. Burial followed at Red Hill Cemetery.  Taylor died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 in LaRue.  More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER’S CORNER

WHO IS MY ENEMY? Ephesians Chapter six verses 11-12; No subject to shelve! I mean to speak plain and boldly Concerning darkness, exhorting Brothers and sisters to walk in the Light; as Christ Jesus is the light! Not More...

Letters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Chandler Lions Club would like the community to know what we do with the fundraiser and donation money we get every year.  We feel with out your support some of the charities we donate too would fall short.   More...

Historical

Just tricks, no treats on Halloween

The trick-or-treating and candy aspect of Halloween didn’t come to Chandler until after the 1940s. More...

In heavy turnout, voters approve beer,wine sales in JP precinct 3

Voters in Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Tuesday approved the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption. The issue was approved by a 55-45 margin – 536 to 444.  JP Pct. More...

- Superior -

Brownsboro band earns top honors

The Brownsboro High School Band earned its 16th consecutive first division – Superior - rating at the University Interscholastic League Marching Contest held at Longview High School’s Lobo Stadium Saturday, Oct. 19. More...

Welcome!

Sutherland, Kimbley join Statesman staff

Bluebonnet Publishing this week announced two new additions to the staff of the award-winning Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman.  Kimberly Sutherland joined the staff last week as marketing executive while Steve Kimbley started Tuesday as edit More...

News

Getting Acquainted

Name: Chris Frederick  I have lived in: Amarillo, Lubbock, San Angelo, Robert Lee, Early and Chandler. Wouldn't live anywhere but Texas.  I am in Chandler because: we came in 1983 to teach and for me to coach.   More...

Born in the back of town

SOMETHING ELSE

Grandson of slaves, a boy was born in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans, known as the "Back of Town."  His father abandoned the family when the child was an infant. More...

Chamber Chatter

Now that we have had a chance to catch our breath from the Pow Wow, it’s time to move on to another event.  The next event the Chamber will participate in is Holiday in the Park on Saturday, December 7th at Winchester Park which will be he More...

Sports

Vandalized

Van rolls past Brownsboro in Battle of the Kickapoo

Brownsboro was predicted to finish fourth in District 15-3A this season but mounting injuries and lack of execution in crucial moments have all but wiped away any hope of a playoff appearance. More...

Basketball season is here

Brownsboro Bearettes Basketball Scrimmage Saturday, November 2, 2013   More...

Tough week

Bearettes fall to Athens, Van

The playoffs are upon us in District 15-3A. Van, Canton, Mabank and Athens have all made it. More...