June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council meeting June 14

Dogs and dog waste started off the Tuesday, June 14 meeting of the Chandler City Council during the public comment section of the meeting.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Earl “Bo” Chambers

Charles Earl “Bo” Chambers, 77 years old, passed away on June 23, 2016 in Tyler, TX after a lengthy illness. More...

Sports

The sun was hot and the bats were hotter

June 25 and 26, Winchester Park hosted a 10U baseball tournament with teams from all around North East Texas including Rusk, Palestine, Irving, Forney, Athens, Corsicana, Longview, and Chandler. All were competing for the championship.  More...

Brownsboro Boys Basketball Camp competition results

119 boys participated in basketball camp on June 20-23  1st Grade Winners  Free Throw Champion - Isaiah Robbins 1 on 1 Champion - Tripp Beasley X-Out Layup Champion - Jove Fitzgerald Hot Shot Champion - Hunter Herrington  More...

Writer's Corner

Fourth

Red, white, blue Color to bear as we celebrate our country’s birth.  Born in war, lived in freedom. Our constitution and with God we abide. In one nation under God. Equal we stand. To live our lives in Harmony. More...

Cook of the Week

Delayne Voyles Delayne Voyles learned to cook at her mother’s side and was cooking on her own at the age of ten. Delayne is from Lindale and has three children and one grandchild. She is employed at Smith-Fab company. More...

Financial Focus

How can you declare your financial independence?

Next week, we observe the 4th of July with sparklers, picnics and parades. And living in a country that offers so much freedom, we have a lot to celebrate. More...

Edom welcomes new chamber members

Edom welcomed two new members last weekend, Grow It Forward Farm Market and Forget-Me-Not Flowers. More...

Moore’s Station annual parade

On July 2, Moore’s Station will be hosting its annual 4th of July Parade. Over 20 years ago the parade was started by Mrs. Jimmie Ruth Bell. More...

Holland joins Statesman staff

Rebecca Holland, “Becky,” has joined the Chandler-Brownsboro Statesman staff as editor. She began work Monday, June 27. 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...

TVCC Board Members Sworn In

Trinity Valley Community College Board of Trustees members Dr. More...

GET OUT & PLAY

This summer is not just hot because of the raging Texas temperatures; the cities of Chandler and Brownsboro are prepping for one smoking hot summer of fun activities and events.  The Chandler Public Library began its Summertime Reading Program o More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Traditional July Fourth

In the 1940s, most families, including mine, had their own Fourth of July holiday traditions. More...

Something Else

Catch of the day

In my youth I really liked to fish, and we had a stock pond which held some perch. I’d dig some earthworms, put them into an empty can, find my fishing pole and try to catch a few. I did this often, staying in practice.  More...

Master Gardener

A shady tradition

Shade is nice to have, especially when the temperatures begin to soar. Deciding which plants to choose for a shade garden, however, can be difficult to determine. One shade plant I would never be without is the mophead hydrangea.  More...