June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

WUF awards $15k in Brenda Epperson Memorial Scholarships

Women’s Unity Fellowship presented an unprecedented $15,000 worth of Brenda Epperson Memorial Scholarships to five graduating seniors at the June 1 senior awards ceremony.  More...

Dog bites child in Sunrise Shores

According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, on June 2 at approximately 10:50 a.m., Deputy John Haverly was dispatched to an animal bite in the Sunrise Shores subdivision south of Chandler.  The victim, a fouryear old child, was rep More...

Special Sections

School

CES kids walk for diabetes research

Chandler Elementary School hosted a Kids Walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation program May 15.  More...

CIS Leaders

  Chandler Intermediate School Leaders of the 4th Nine Weeks are, back row: principal Lisa Brown, Raelyn Johnson, Brooke Woods, Edy Altamirano and Hunter Laverentz; front row: Quincy Watson and Emma Gibbons; not pictured: Jason Stewart, Noah Sex More...

Henderson County 4-H elects new officers

The Henderson County 4-H Council recently met to elect new officers for the 2015-2016 year.  More...

Sports

‘Celebrate Summer’ with BJHS cheerleaders

The Brownsboro Junior High cheerleaders would like children ages 4 through fourth grade to join them Saturday, June 13 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. in the BJHS gym and cafeteria for a ‘Celebrate Summer’ fundraiser. More...

Historical

Chandler's Older Homes #4

CHANDLER YESTERYEAR

The two-story Yarborough home was located in Chandler on the Old Tyler Road, one block south of Highway 31. Charles Richard Yarborough, born 1864, purchased the house in 1903 from J. R. (Joel) Birdwell. More...

Local volunteers hold fundraisers for Van

Murchison-area volunteers, together with Development for Peace – Nepal members, have held several recent fundraisers to assist the Van community.  A yard sale and bake sale event was held in Murchison May 23, funds were collected in the Wo More...

Brownsboro man killed in wreck

A multi-vehicle crash near Canton on Interstate 20 left one Brownsboro man dead and his wife and two of his children with serious injuries.  Shawn Brimage, his wife Rachel, his son Brendan and daughter Ava were involved in the June 1 wreck. More...

FEMA urges Henderson County residents to apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Texans who sustained property damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance, according to FEMA More...

News

Delta Kappa Gamma honors the Statesman

The Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an honorary society for women educators, selected The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman to receive a Media Award in recognition of excellence in coverage of local chapter More...

Tropisms in your garden

Have you ever thought about the many ways in which a plant is affected by stimuli This is called tropism. Some tropisms are probably happening right now in your garden.  More...

ETMC files $1 million suit against health insurance carriers

East Texas Medical Center Tyler has filed suit in excess of $1 million against three of the largest health insurance carriers in East Texas, citing that the hospital’s exclusion from the preferred provider networks (PPO) of these companies has More...

Obituaries - Free Access

NANCY S. WHITT

Nancy S. Whitt passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015. She was 80 years old. Nancy was born in Brownsboro, Texas in 1934. She graduated from Texas Women’s University in 1955 with a Master’s degree in Library Science. More...

BILL WEATHERLY

Services for Bill Weatherly, 85, Brownsboro, were held June 7 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Denny Reed officiating.  Weatherly was born December 17, 1929 in Littlefield and died June 5, 2015 in Tyler.  Survivors include his wife, Winona We More...

LOCKIE FAYE HODGES VAN DEMAN

Services for Lockie Faye Hodges Van Deman, 71, Murchison were held June 5 at First Baptist Church in Murchison.  Van Deman was born September 21, 1943 in Athens and died June 1, 2015.  More...