December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Polar Bear Walk/Run set for Saturday

Come one, come all. Bundle up. Grab your tennis shoes and your kids and your spouse. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors - join the party. Walk healthy in to the new year with Chandler Fit City. More...

2016: A year in review

Chandler, Brownsboro, Murchison and surrounding communities in the Statesman coverage area had a lot of news going on in 2016. More...

Local shelter provides respite

More than 4,500 to 5,400 animals annually come to the HCHS Shelter located at 901 West College St. in Athens serves all of Henderson County. Norma Lambert is from Chandler. More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

Interruptions

The holidays tend to be filled with interruptions. Some we enjoy. Some we don’t! You may be facing an interruption in this season of life. What you wanted and what you received do not match. And now you are troubled and anxious. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Bears stand 9-5 season

Brownsboro High School Boys’ Basketball Coach Brent Smith can’t help but smile. His Bears, as of press time Monday, stand at nine wins and five losses for the season. More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Playing in a dirt city

When we youngsters were growing up in the 1940s, we used our imagination to do awesome things with small homemade toys in the dirt. Building a dirt city was usually a joint effort for us boys. More...

Something Else

Black-eyed peas for good luck

It is said that black-eyed peas have been around a very long time, even back to the times of the Pharoahs in Egypt. Here in America, up until the time of the Civil War, the legumes were thought of mostly as feed for cattle. More...

Breaking News - 1/3/2017 7:09 PM

Chandler woman dies in crash

Emergency personnel responded to a fatal crash this week near Moore Station that took the life of a Chandler woman. The crash happened on FM 314 sometime after 10pm those on scene reported. More...

Burglary investigation leads to drug bust

An investigation of a burglary of a vehicle that occurred near the Sunrise Shores' boat ramp just south of Chandler on Wednesday led to a felony arrest of an 18-year-old. More...

One charged with murder

ATHENS – Log Cabin man was charged withallegedly  murdering his wife Tuesday night according to Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse. More...

City passes one-way ordinance

At a special called meeting, Dec. 22, 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. More...

Cities seek water help

Two public notices were submitted for publication in the Chandler-Brownsboro Statesman this week in regards to two hearings scheduled for Jan. 3 and 4. More...

Random Acts of Kindness

The Statesman will implement a new, brief ‘feature’ in our paper in January called “Random Acts of Kindness.” Example: “On Friday, I was in the Sonic drive-thru in Chandler when the car in front of me paid for my meal an More...

News

One charged with murder

ATHENS – Log Cabin man was charged withallegedly  murdering his wife Tuesday night according to Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse. More...

Burglary investigation leads to drug bust

An investigation of a burglary of a vehicle that occurred near the Sunrise Shores' boat ramp just south of Chandler on Wednesday led to a felony arrest of an 18-year-old. More...

Two charged for drugs

Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse released a statement Tuesday regarding charged two with felony charges relating to drugs.Around 5am, January 1, Todd Green, 32 and Craig Dickinson, 30, were stopped by Henderson County deputies on FM 315 after More...

Writer's Corner

Financial Focus

Consider some New Year’s (Financial) resolutions

We’re just about ready to open the door to 2017, so you might be thinking about some New Year’s resolutions. What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? Mastering the perfect beef bourguignon? More...

The Lions Den

Lions appreciate support

Chandler Lions Club has a wonderful support team without all of you we would not be able to help our community. More...