February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Nursing home employees indicted for taking elderly residents' money

On Jan. 30, two women employed at a Frankston nursing home were indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury for taking money out of the trust funds of two elderly residents in August 2013.  More...

Special Sections

School

BES BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary Best Bears for the week of February 17 - 21 were: PKAM – Michael Gould; PKPM – Marley Macias; KA – Adam Thompson; KB –Mylee Booth; KC – Chelsea Sto More...

ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary Rowdy Reading Rascals for the week of February 17 – 21 were: Kindergarten-Gabby Whaley; 1st grade- Hannah Stout; 2nd grade- Jodee Bevans; 3rd grade-Cameron Godsey More...

Sports

Bears win in overtime - Free Access

If you are a Brownsboro Bear basketball fan, watching them play basketball is not for the faint of heart or for folks with weak batteries in their pace makers. More...

GIRLS BASKETBALL DISTRICT 15-3A SUPERLATIVES

Most Valuable Player: Kassidy Wilkerson, Senior, Canton*  Offensive Player of the Year: Holly Raitz, Sophomore, Canton   More...

Historical

Dr. Roy Moon Lectureship in Science

Because of the respect and high esteem he held with his colleagues, Dr. Roy E. Moon, a native of Chandler, was honored shortly after his death in 1976 with the Roy E. More...

Chandler's Neighborhood Watch Program growing

When the Statesman last checked in on Chandler’s Neighborhood Watch program in October, Chandler Police Officer Carla Moss had three subdivisions signed up— North Creek, Crestview and Cedar Bend.  More...

Prosecutor prepares to go after unpaid fees

Drivers who have used Toll 49 without paying may find themselves in court soon. Beginning in February the Smith County Prosecutor will initiate legal proceedings against vehicle owners who have repeatedly ignored requests for payment.  More...

News

TxDOT plans work on FM 1803

HENDERSON COUNTY – Texas Department of Transportation maintenance crews this week are scheduled to perform edge work on FM 1803 between SH 31 east of Murchison and FM 317.  Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progr More...

CAMPBELL & SONS PLUMBING (903) 340-5210

Better Know a Business

Name of Business: Campbell & Sons Plumbing Names of Owner(s): David & Loretta Campbell Days & Hours of Operation: Office hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Service hours, 24/7.  More...

A star in our midst

SOMETHING ELSE |

Today I want to talk about a young, very talented young man who lives right here in our community.  His name is Jake Penrod, who graduated Brownsboro High School in 2003. Recently he told Mr. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

DIVERS MIRACLES  To the poet, a miracle is a joyous Song beyond the natural realm~ With God, nothing is wrong! “Divers miracles?” That applies To many and various kinds—as Always there could be differen More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  The Justice Center's ceiling is falling in; shame on our Commissioners Court.  You should fix not only the Justice Center, but all of the county buildings that are in need of repair. More...