May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Criminal activity investigation to continue in Whitehouse

After more than an hour in executive session, the Whitehouse City Council approved two decisions concerning recent possible criminal activity and other actions that may be deemed violations of city personnel policy. More...

Early deadlines set for newspaper

The Tri County Leader office will be closed on Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. Deadlines for news copy and advertising for the Thursday, May 28, issue will be at noon Friday, May 22. More...

Special Sections

Community

County constable seeks three residents

The Smith County Precinct 3 Constable’s office is currently trying to locate the following individuals. If anyone has any information, call 903-590-4729 and ask for Cindy Carnes or Katrina Kam. All information will be kept confidential. More...

Helping Van —

Fran Fryman and Joan Schneider finish the boxing up of snacks donated by Whitehouse Meals on Wheels volunteers to take to Van to keep volunteers fed during the clean up efforts going on there. More...

THS, WHS graduations set for May 29, 30

The Whitehouse High School 2015 graduation ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at The Arena. Graduation practice will start at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29. The WHS Senior awards program will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Chocolate and essential oils

“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” More...

Life Narrated

Summer in the village

By the time you read this, most of us will be just five school days away from the end of the year. I am sure that many of you just cheered (or groaned) as you read that. More...

The Idle American

A chip off the old chocolate

Patrick Voith, an accomplished pilot who flies a sleek King Air 200 plane for M&F Western Products Co. in Sulphur Springs, would have stumped the panel had he appeared on the old TV quiz show, What’s My Line. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Jam session and sing along More...

Sports

Troup athletes honored at banquet

Troup High School honored athletes who participated during the 2014-2015 school year at the annual awards banquet last week. Athletes recognized included: Football – More...

Troup High School volleyball camp scheduled for June 20-22

The Troup Volleyball Camp will be July 20-22, at the Troup High School Gym. The volleyball camp for students entering fifth through eighth grades will be from 9 to 11 a.m., and for students entering ninth though 12th grades from noon to 3 p.m. 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...

Freedom in the Park - Saturday

Freedom in the Park kicks of at 10 a.m. in Whitehouse City Park on Saturday, May 23 and is hosted by the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce. More...

TISD looks to future

While students and teachers wrap up the school year and prepare for graduation ceremonies, Troup ISD is moving forward with improvement plans for Tiger Drive. More...

WISD hires new AD

Randy Copeland will fill the role as Athletic Director for Whitehouse Independent School District. Copeland was approved for the position by the WISD Board of Trustees during Monday’s regular board meeting. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

It’s all about the bass... fishing, that is!

Last weekend Lake Tyler Marina was the site of the Texas High School Bass Association Fishing Tournament. More...

News

Photo

Cindy Wilson administers the Oath of Office to John Whitsell and Gene Whitsell. More...

Gohmert is event’s Keynote Speaker

Serving his sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, Congressman Louie Gohmert was first sworn in Jan. 4, 2005. More...

Burdette of Whitehouse earns Eagle Scout

Reed Burdette, a freshman at Whitehouse High School, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Reed is a member of Troop 370 sponsored by Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler. More...

Letters to the Editor

Faux pas

This letter is an apology to the lady that came to The Coffee Shop in Whitehouse, located on East Main Street, on May 14 in the early afternoon. More...

School News

Brown Elementary ‘living’ wax museum —

Karyme Perez ( left) portrayed Ellen Ochoa and Eliza Martin (right) portrayed Clara Barton (top photo) at the Brown Elementary “living” wax museum event; Mallory Tucker (at right) portray More...

Smith, Strother served four-course scholarships

Jacob Smith and Megan Strother will be whipping up a fine college education after graduation from Whitehouse High School. More...

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

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Obituaries

Hegar services Saturday

Edmund Leo Hegar        Funeral services for Edmund Leo Hegar, 92, of Troup are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 23 at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Chuck Warnock officiating. More...

Don Summers

Don Summers, 76, of Troup, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville, Kentucky. A memorial service is scheduled to celebrate his life at the Troup Municipal Library in Troup from 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 22. More...

Winford Dale Biddle

Memorial services for Winford Dale Biddle, 78, of Troup will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Ben Alexander officiating, under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home. Mr. More...