November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Brownsboro council names Mayor Pro-Tem

Doug Shaffer was selected as the Brownsboro City Council’s Mayor Pro-Tem to take the spot of Josh Fulgham, who had filled the role. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

An attitude of gratitude

A grateful heart sees each day as a gift. Thankful people focus less on what they lack and more on the privileges they have. I attended a banquet recently in which a wounded soldier was presented with the gift of a free house. More...

Special Sections

School

Talking with the ones in charge

Four months have passed since the beginning of school. Each campus within the Brownsboro Independent School District has filled their calendars with a bevy of activities - academically and athletically.  More...

BISD board approve new buses

The Board of Trustees for the Brownsboro Independent School District met Nov. 14. At the meeting, students from the Brownsboro Intermediate School led the pledges of allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.  More...

Murchison ISD 2nd 6-Weeks Honor Roll

Ms. Etheridge’s Pre-K, Perfect Attendance: Levi Boyd, Colin Faught, Skylar Freudenrich, Matthew Gilbert, Jeslynn Scott, Trey Weatherford, Gentry Hazelip, Easton Echart. More...

Sports

BHS Bears ready for season to start

Walk into the gymnasium during a boys’ basketball team practice, and Coach Brett Smith is an easy spot - he is the one with the whistle, the clipboard and the intense look on his face.  More...

Inside the Numbers

Game Stats Brownsboro VS Jacksonville
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Jr High Bearettes play Rains

On Nov. 17, the Junior High School Brownsboro Bearettes were in action, at home, versus the Rains Lady Wildcats. In opening action, the seventh grade B Team won in a commanding fashion 24-4. More...

Writer's Corner

Master Gardener

Color: Beyond the basics

Want to add a designer’s touch to your garden? Do you think the only way to enhance the color in your garden is through the dominate color of blooms? Do you want the colors in your garden to coordinate and not clash? More...

Nichols Files Bills for 85th Legislative Session

This week, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) filed legislation to limit the growth of property taxes, as well as legislation to protect landowners and local communities. The 85th Legislative Session will begin on January 10, 2017.  More...

Editor’s meanderings…

When I sit at my desk in the Statesman office, the first view I see when I look up from the computer is of the doughnut shop on Hwy. 31. More...

BES sends chocolate to troops

Imagine, if you will, that you are soldier in any branch of the military stations at home or overseas, and you get a box from home. More...

What are you thankful for?

During this time of year, most newspapers will do a feature story or two or three about thanksgiving. 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...

Veterans honored by BISD

Red, white and blue surrounded the gymnasium at Brownsboro High School along with U.S. flags that lined the entrance way onto the campus. Inside the gym, the Brownsboro High School Military Band was set – in full uniforms – to play. More...

Tour of Homes

The Montgomery house

The annual Women’s Unity Fellowship Christmas Tour of Homes in Chandler will be the second Monday in December, Dec. 12, from 6-9pm. Tickets should be purchased in advance. Cost will be $10. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Back then, we called it…

Each generation has experienced different names for items as well as different expressions. For instance in the 1940s if someone said something was “cool” we would have assumed it was something cold like ice. More...

Something Else

My first plane ride

One Sunday afternoon when I was seven or eight years old, my mother went to visit a friend, leaving my dad and me at home. Dad and I decided to have an adventure, not going anywhere in particular. More...