February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Banquet

The Annual Chamber Awards Banquet is slated for February 11, 2016 at Rock Hill Baptist Church. Awards will be given out to Citizen, Business, Organization, Teacher, Police Officer and Firemen of the Year. More...

Serious pixies

Who knew pixies were so serious about their basketball!T he Lady Divas and Blue Devils show they’ve got game at Saturday’s Little Dribblers. More photos from other games on page 2B. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Houston, Pace ready for the next level

Two Brownsboro High School athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday with one goal in common – displaying their talents on the college level while remaining close to home. More...

Bears basketball stats

Brownsboro vs Rains Varsity Boys Basketball Game 2-02-16

Final Score - Brownsboro 63 Rains 37   Brownsboro 13 21 23 6 63 Rains76101437  Scorers for Brownsboro - Pace - 17; Richardson - 12; Woods - 7; Bell - 6; Rinehart - 6; Seale - 4; Thompson - 4;   More...

Lyons Receives Scholarship

Front row, L-R: TVCC Vice President of Institutional Advancement/Executive Director TVCC Foundation Kristen Bennett, Shelley Budke, Budke-Serna Scholarship recipient Christalah Lyons, Miranda Serna&r More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Think About Sending Financial “Valentines” to Loved Ones

Americans spent nearly $19 billion in Valentine’s Day gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. More...

Master Gardener

Get ready for Spring

Is your garden ready for spring? Here are a few things you can do to make certain your spring garden is at its best.  Clean up your vegetable beds. More...

Historical

Artifacts at the Museum

Offering a slice of life from small town America

One of the oldest artifacts at the Chandler Museum and Visitor Center is the 1912 Bank Ledger Desk from the Citizens Guaranty State Bank. The desk is presently located in the museum’s Commerce Room. More...

Gypsy Waltz talks

She never thought her dreams would become reality. This creative, sassy fashionista intends to leave her mark in East Texas. She has done just that by opening up a brand new retail store in Chandler. More...

Welcome Aboard!

Please help us welcome Melody McNatt to the staff of The Statesman. She will be covering reporting and advertising sales for us. Melody is from Chandler and many of you will know her. More...

Walker celebrates 90 years young

Lynn Walker has just celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends. More...

News

Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

Monthly Events Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month at 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701. Brownsboro City Council meets second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Dee Reynolds Carter

Mary Dee Reynolds Carter, 86 beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully February 3, 2016 at Grace Presbyterian Village in Dallas where she had lived for the past seven years. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Grannie’s apron

My Grannie took great pride in the aprons she made and wore. She made most of them from Pillsbury Best flour sacks. Some of her aprons were adorned with embroidery or trimmed with colorful rickrack around the pockets and outside edges. More...

Something Else

Looking back

The Fall I started school in the Pine Bluff community I was six years old. I liked school and walked about a mile with some of my cousins to get there. Miss Evelyn Fulgham was my teacher and I thought she was the nicest lady I’d ever met. More...

AgriView Adding organic matter to soil

Regardless of the soil in your garden, it can be improved by adding organic matter. This is one of the keys to successful EARTHKIND™ vegetable gardening. More...