April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Personalized maternity service

BHS grad proud to call herself a ‘doula’

Personal trainers, chefs and stylists are becoming more the norm rather than the exception as people seek services catered to their individual needs. Another area rising in popularity is a personal birth coach, or a doula. More...

Live music, fish fry coming to Brownsboro

The oldest town in Henderson County will come alive on Saturday, April 21 as the Patriots of Texas host a special event at Brownsboro City Park.  The Patriots, a motorcycle riding club, are hosting a day of music, food and fun in an effort to ra More...

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April in Edom, an old-fashioned folk and street fair

For Adults, Kids & Pets on April 21 & 22, 10am to 5pm

Walk back in time, April 21 and 22, to the 14th Annual April in Edom Old-Fashioned Folk and Street Fair at Hwy 279 and FM 314. More...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Texas communities tackle the scourge of child abuse

Child abuse is a major problem across the nation, and Texas is no exception. Child Protective Services (CPS) completed 174,740 investigations last year in Texas and confirmed that 63,657 children were victims of abuse or neglect. More...

The Henderson County HELP Center commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 8-14

(Athens) — The Henderson County HELP Center in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 8-14, 2018, will be hosting several Henderson County events to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights More...

Writer's Corner

Thank you, my friends

Blood, sweat and …

We did some painting on the back of our farmhouse last Saturday, so I have new injuries.  More...

Master Gardener

Texas leaf cutting ant

The Texas leaf cutting ant (Atta texana) can be extremely destructive to landscape plants, gardens and some agricultural crops (mainly young pine seedlings). Their name comes from their habit of cutting leaves from a variety of plants. More...

My five cents…

Sen. Robert Nichols, Senate District 3

On April 21, 1836, Texans fought and won the Battle of San Jacinto to defend Texas’ independence. After this victory, Texas became fully independent from Mexico. More...

Public workshop set for road bond

The Chandler City Council will hold a public workshop on Monday, April 9 to discuss a road bond that would address five roadways in the city.  Coming off the heals of their third, hour-plus meeting to discuss the bond, council wanted to take the More...

The Lawn Ranger

One man on a mission to help disabled veterans, senior citizens

Service is what John Preston loves the most.  Retired, Preston does not set back and quietly watch life go by. More...

Organizing for ‘safe students’

Facebook group forms to encourage district to arm staff

In wake of the number of school shootings nationwide a Facebook group has formed to encourage Brownsboro Independent School District to arm members of its staff.  “Brownsboro/Chandler Parents for safe students” is a Facebook group th More...

Daily DEVOTIONS From MAX LUCADO

There’s a better way

Anxiety weighs down the human heart (Proverbs 12:25 NRSV). But there’s a better way. Invite God to speak to the problem.“ Capture every thought and make it give up and obey Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5 NCV). More...

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Community News

AREA HAPPENINGS

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

School

BHS UIL team earns 16 spots for regional competition

The Brownsboro High School UIL Academic, Speech, and Debate Team competed at the district meet and earned 16 spots for the regional competition on April 13-14.  “I told our coaches this year that they would be part of the ‘dream team More...

Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

Chandler was my Mayberry

I can relate to almost every character in the 1960s “The Andy Griffith Show.” to one or more of the good-natured and kind persons I knew when I was growing up in our small East Texas town of Chandler. More...

Something Else

Mystery in Henderson County

Malakoff, Texas is located ten or twelve miles west of Athens, with a population of 2300 on Texas Highway 31 in Henderson County. The town dates back to the early 1800s. There was a railroad and lignite (brown coal) in 1912.  More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, Brownsboro/Chandler Statesman,  More...