December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Elf sends gift for 13 years

For the families of Christopher and Audrey Moffeit, the summer of 2003 will be a time recalled of tragedy and sadness. More...

Walking through Jesus’ time

As winter collided with the autumn, and the holiday season rang through the streets of Chandler and Brownsboro, members of Westlake Baptist Church took on new personas- Biblical personas. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Christmas is about Jesus

My dad, a man of few words, told my brother and me, “Boys, Christmas is about Jesus!” In one of those bedtime, book-time moments, somewhere between the fairy tales and the monkey with the lunch pail, I thought about what he had said. More...

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School

Blasting his horn

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City passes one-way ordinance

At a special called meeting of the Chandler City Council, council members voted to pass an ordinance which would designate MA Wallace Street one-way going west to east between the hours of 7-8am and 2:30-3:30pm while school is in session.The street r More...

CIS band gives concert

Above: Cole Bradshaw plays during the CIS concert Friday, Dec. 16. (Travis Tapley/ Statesman Photos) More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Christmas way back when

I wonder how many families will get through Christmas Day this year without TV, text messages, time on the PC and Facebook and Twitter—a drastic change from Christmas Day when I was growing up in the 1940s. More...

Something Else

Kilroy is still around

Just about everyone who lived during WWII remembers “Kilroy.” The sketch of a goofy cartoon character, hiding behind a wall with his bald head showing (maybe one hair), big eyes, elongated nose and sometimes showing his hands hanging onto More...

City passes one-way ordinance

At a special called meeting of the Chandler City Council, council members voted to pass an ordinance which would designate MA Wallace Street one-way going west to east between the hours of 7-8am and 2:30-3:30pm while school is in session.The street r More...

Christmas in everyday voice

Christmas is just a few days away. As part of the Statesman’s pledge to present positive news and take a stand as a paper operated on Christmas principles, we unashamedly share with you the Biblical story of Christmas. More...

Giving Tree brings blessings to Bears

A number of Chandler Intermediate School students and their siblings had something special to smile about this holiday season.  These children benefited from the Bear Blessings Giving Tree program, an initiative spearheaded by Chandler Intermedi More...

Holiday Hours

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Chandler-Brownsboro Statesman. Deadlines for the December 29 newspaper are Friday, Dec. 23 at 10 am. The office will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 so that our staff can enjoy holidays with their families.   More...

News

Blasting his horn

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City passes one-way ordinance

At a special called meeting of the Chandler City Council, council members voted to pass an ordinance which would designate MA Wallace Street one-way going west to east between the hours of 7-8am and 2:30-3:30pm while school is in session.The street r More...

Chandler council discusses developments

Web Exclusive: Q&A with City Administrator

Chandler City Administrator John Taylor answered questions about the city council meeting in December.  The Statesman attended the meeting and emailed questions to Taylor.STATESMAN:. More...

Sports

Bears take two wins

The Brownsboro Bears boys’ basketball teams met Palestine and Laneville on the courts last week.  The varsity team took two wins – first from Palestine in overtime – 65-56, and second from Laneville, 64-45.  More...

Junior high wins in Mabank

Girls’ junior high school basketball is on fire as all four teams from the seventh grade and eighth grade remain undefeated.  In four games against Mabank – the Brownsboro teams came away as victors.  Seventh grade B team won 25 More...

Bearettes win two

Prior to the Christmas break, the Brownsboro High School Bearettes’ varsity basketball team won two games prior to Christmas break. The first was against Pittsburg. BHS won 49 to Pittsburg’s 32. More...

Writer's Corner

Ramblings about Christmas

Online exclusive - Editor Becky Holland shares Christmas memories.

December used to excite me as a child. More...

Master Gardener

Master Gardener volunteers recognized

Henderson County Master Gardener Association (HCMGA) held their annual awards dinner on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Nina Ellis was honored with the Texas Master Gardener Emerita award. More...

The Lions Den

Lions love Christmas

This time of the year is the time to celebrate the birth of Jesus and give thanks to him. The Chandler Lions honor him by giving and helping others. More...