May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents may get flood relief

“Seven inches of rain in 90 minutes is an act of God. No drainage system can handle that.” That is what Whitehouse City Mayor Charles Parker said at an emergency city council meeting early Monday, May 2. More...

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Aggie Moms to meet May 5

The Tyler Aggie Mothers’ Club will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Bruno’s Pizza, Old Jacksonville Hwy. A short business meeting will take place along with Installation of the 2016-2017 Officers. More...

WHS Wildcat Band earns Sweepstakes

The Whitehouse High School Bands performed at the University Interscholastic League Region 21 Concert and Sight Reading Contest April 26-27 in the Whitehouse High School Auditorium. More...

Rabies clinic scheduled for Thursday, May 5, in Troup

Troup FFA will hold their annual rabies vaccination clinic on Thursday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. The event will take place at the Troup Ag Science building. Shots will be administered by Dr. John Alexander, Bullard Vet, at a cost of $10 per animal. More...

School News

Students of the Week

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Staff of the Week

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Community Activities Troup FFA hosts rabies clinic Troup FFA will hold their annual rabies vaccination clinic on Thursday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. The event will take place at the Troup Ag Science building. Shots will be administered by Dr. More...

Obituaries

Bernice Beatrice Sanders

Services for Bernice Beatrice Sanders, 88, of Canton were held on Friday, April, 29 at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Rev. Sam DeVille officiating. More...

Church News

Local Church Directory

Assembly of God Cornerstone Church of the Assemblies of God 9107 Paluxy, Tyler 903-561-2086 First Assembly of God Whitehouse 502 HWY 110 S 903-839-2356 First Assembly of God Troup 606 E. Bryant •903-842-4566 More...

Torrential rain floods area

With reports of more than seven inches of rain coming down in a 90 minute timeframe, it is no wonder many homes and businesses are cleaning up from water damage. More...

Troup Rotary to serve up bayou bounty

Grab up yo Mama an’ nem and scoot on to downtown Troup on Friday, May 6, for some of da best crawfish you done ever et! More...

Friends and Neighbors

Jan Singletary: Excited about looking back and looking forward

Jan Singletary’s roots are deep in the soil of Troup. That is some of the best growing land around. It certainly has produced many great people and people who invest their lives in making others great. Jan is one of each. More...

Community

WH student honored for essay

The Richard Borden Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, has announced the winner of the 2015-2016 Colonial Heritage Essay Contest for Tyler area middle school students. More...

Jonah’s heroes still in race

Jonah Daily is still fighting Type ALL leukemia with all he has in his little body. On his side are many friends who continue to help with all they can. More...

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...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Teacher appreciation

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

Life Narrated

Anxiety

Sunday morning at church, our pastor included a quote in his sermon. After reading the heartaches of so many friends on Facebook, people who had flooding and property loss after last weekend’s storms, it left me undone. More...

The Idle American

My, how we rant on

Asking folks to stop and think seems pointless these days. Most won’t. A while back, I stopped momentarily when an overheard conversational snippet made me smile. More...

Sports

Tigers mine silver at State golf tourney

Mekalip is bronze medal winner

The 2016 golf season will be recorded as one of if not the best for Troup High School The boys captured second place at the State Class-3A Tournament and Lauren Mekalip was a bronze medalist at the State Class-3A Tournament in the girls division. More...

Stephenson win 400, advances to State meet

Chance Stephenson of Whitehouse will participate in the University Interscholastic League track and field meet Friday, May 13. Stephenson won the 400-meter dash at the Region II-5A track meet with a time of 47.80 seconds, a new school record. More...

Lady Tigers end season

It was a great way to end the season. The Troup Lady Tigers upended West Rusk 8-5 to finish out the 2016 season with a 6-20 mark, including 3-11 for sixth place in District 18-3A competition. More...