February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

JP candidate has unpaid property taxes

Justice of the Peace candidate Susan Carver has unpaid property taxes dating back to 2008, according to Henderson County records.  Carver, municipal judge in Brownsboro, is running for J.P. in Pct. 3.  More...

Trekkers host walk

East Texas Trekkers, Inc. Walking Club and the American Volkssport Association will host a 5K, 3.1 mile, and a 10K, 6.2 mile, at Mrs. Lee’s Garden south of Gladewater, Texas on March 8.  More...

Special Sections

School

Scholarships for future teachers now available

Scholarship for Henderson County seniors who plan to enter the teaching field are now available through the Henderson County Retired School Personnel Association. More...

Patsy Lewis presentedwith UIL award

UIL awards BISD’s Patsy Lewis the Teacher, Coach, or Sponsor what ever title you want to give her- the UIL calls her the Best.  BHS Principal Brandon Jones read a letter, from the UIL, to Ms Lewis during the School Board meeting Feb. More...

TJC President’s and Dean’s List

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,237 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the Fall 2013 semester.  The president’s list, composed of students who complete a minimum of 12 More...

Sports

Bears advance to area with CH win

Brownsboro rolled to a 45-37 win over bi-district opponent Chapel Hill Tuesday at UT Tyler's Herrington Patriot Center.  The Bears rallied late, outscoring the Bulldogs 14-6 in the fourth quarter.  The win advances the Bears to the Area rou More...

Host Bears finish 2nd in powerlifting meet

Coach Waltz reported six Bears placing and the team taking home 2nd place in the Bullard Invitational Meet.  The Brownsboro Bears that placed were: Tristan Moore,1st place in the 198lb; Aaron Chitwwod, 2nd place in the 220lb; Tristan Pruitt, 3rd More...

Historical

Chandler Church Antics

All small East Texas towns have their tales that have been passed down from one generation to the other, and our Chandler, Texas, is no exception. Here are three church tales: Church gets hot!  More...

BISD changes graduation policy

Brownsboro ISD Board of Trustees discuss graduation policy change, employees time records, next years academic calendar, a new HVAC system and possible expansion of charter school in the area.   More...

Council awards contracts

Chandler city council members last week approved the Old Main Street Market on Main Street.  During the regularlyscheduled meeting Feb. More...

Anonymous letter prompts clarification on city contract

Normally, the Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman does not publish anonymous letters. This seemed different.  More...

News

Better Know a Business

BOMBS AWAY

Name of Owner: MicahStaplesDays & Hours ofOperation: Monday –Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6p.m.Business is located inChandler because: this is More...

Ol' Henry

TRY TO MISS THE BOB WIRE |

In 1945, my dad, Babe, bought a little 1929 Model-A Ford, and for the next five years, this little car became like one of our family. It was a little rag-top roadster with a rumble seat. More...

CHANDLER NURSING CENTER

A Letter from the Chandler Nursing Home   Our Residents enjoyed the wonderful service provided by the members of the Rock Hill Baptist Church on Feb. 3. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Howard Amos Brown

Howard Amos Brown Sr. was born November 2, 1920 in Moline, IL to Alfred Esco Brown and Bessie Mae Youngblood. His mother died when he was 9 months old. As a baby he had tuberculosis and received treatment in a sanitarium over the next 12 years. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

SEASONS OF MIRACLES Continuation God is all about unity. He certainly continues To raise up those who Have encountered HIS Providence—exalting Uplifting Hearts who Give HIM prominence! The flip side? More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor  I drove to Chandler, TX to attend a luncheon in which the Rev. More...

Letter to the Editor

My great nephew loves to visit Lake Palestine when spending time with me. We’ve done it since he was a baby.  On Friday, Valentines Day, we drove to the boat ramp on FM 31 South. More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  More...