April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Flying high —

Captain Keilin Jeter was flying high in the performance of her senior dance routine at last weekend’s First Ladies Spring Spectacular. More...

Special Sections

Community

Perry-Veuleman engaged to wed May 30

Brian and Deanna Perry of Whitehouse are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ellen Megan Perry to Dalton Cole Veuleman of Flint. More...

Healthy Kids Day: Keeping kids’ minds, bodies active

Today, according to The State of Obesity, 19.1 percent of children in Texas are overweight or obese. Adult obesity rate in Texas is 30.9 percent. This rate continues to climb. More...

Meals on Wheels

Weekly Menu April 23-30

Please call the day before if you are going to eat the next day. Bobbie & Acker HanksSenior Center118 Railroad Ave.Whitehouse, Texas903-839-6958 Troup MunicipalLibrary102 S. GeorgiaTroup, Texas903-842-3101 More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

STAAR light STAAR bright?

“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! More...

Life Narrated

Date nights

This past weekend, my husband and I went on our monthly date night. A few years ago, we struggled to work out a way to EVER spend time together. More...

The Idle American

Golf king feeds the hungry?

Norm Hitzges, a pioneer in sports radio, is to Dallas airwaves what colorful writer Blackie Sherrod was to newspapers. He’s a beloved icon respected by athletes, coaches and fans alike. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Jam session and sing along More...

Obituaries

Don L. Stevenson

Don L. Stevenson, joyfully entered Heaven’s gates, Saturday, April 4, 2015, the time of Easter sunrise in Jerusalem, Israel. He was 71. More...

Church News

Local Church Directory

Assembly of GodCornerstone Church ofthe Assemblies of God9107 Paluxy, Tyler903-561-2086First Assemblyof God Whitehouse502 HWY 110 S903-839-2356 More...

TISD honors exemplary work

Along with many business decisions made in Tuesday night’s Troup ISD Board of Trustees meeting, several received a big pat on the back for their work in the classroom and in the district. More...

Ready to roll —

Trikes, bikes, wagons and pedal cars lined up for laps during a recent trikea thon held at Troup ISD Child Care Center. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Rhylee Culwell: May all your dreams come true

When Rhylee Culwell left her first grade classroom on Friday for her afternoon visit to the nurse’s office, she had no idea that there was a huge surprise just minutes away. More...

News

Floriculture contest —

Recently Shelby Bailey, Emily Dalhgreen, Alana Eads and Ashley Rozell of Whitehouse High School’s Ag program attended a floriculture contest at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. More...

Troup FFA to host rabies clinic

Troup FFA will host a rabies clinic at the Troup FFA Ag shop on the Troup High School campus on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m. Dr. More...

Troup athletic banquet slated

The Troup High School annual athletic banquet will be Tuesday, May 12, at the high school. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the awards program will start at 7 p.m. For more information, call Troup High School at (903) 842-3065. More...

Sports

Ladycats claim district track title

19 athletes advance to area meet

The Whitehouse Ladycats claimed the District 16-5A team track title with 160 points in a meet they hosted last week. More...

Lady Tigers hold off rally for victory

The Lady Tigers had to hold off a late-inning rally to defeat Frankston 11-9 in District 18- 3A softball action last week. More...

Whitehouse girls ninth in Region II

Kyndall Morgan and Bailey West paced Whitehouse in the Region II Golf Tournament at the Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club in Rockwall last week. The Ladycats finished ninth in the tournament with a two-day team total of 396-387—783. More...