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Freedom in the Park set for Saturday, May 21

Saturday is the day for the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce Freedom in the Park celebration at Whitehouse City Park. The park and the city will be filled with visitors and home folks ready to kick off the summer at this annual event. More...

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Freedom in the Park

Scheduled for Saturday, May 28, at the Whitehouse City Park

Freedom in the Park kicks of at 10 a.m. in Whitehouse City Park on Saturday, May 28 and is hosted by the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce. More...

Band to perform at 6 p.m.

The headliner band, Texas Rebellion, will take the stage at 6 p.m. Get ready for three hours of country and country rock tunes, along with a few band originals. More...

Freedom in the Park to feature Rep. Louis Gohmert as speaker

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

Bulletin

Bulletin Board

Community Activities Jam session and sing along Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30-4 p.m. on Friday, May 27. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Acoustic instruments only. Music includes Country, Bluegrass and Gospel. More...

Sports

Corsicana Tigers run into Walls

Whitehouse wins regional quarterfinal round with 2-0 victory

Corsicana defeated Whitehouse twice during the regular baseball season and the Tigers went on to win the District 16-5A crown. More...

2016 THS athletic banquet —

The 2015-2016 Athletic Banquet Senior Award were presented to Blake Attaway, Shelby Bell, Dakota Boyer, Madi Burke, Jordan Clague, Donte Davis, Callen Eastman, Raven Garcia, Joey Gray, Madison Hampto More...

Senior Scramble results in

The Tuesday morning Senior Scramble at Hilltop Country Club in Troup was May 17 with 25 players. The first place team at minus 15 included Jimmy Baughman, Joe Gatzka, Billy White, Lynn Guthrie and John Snell. More...

TGHS closes book on years of work

The Troup Genealogical/Historical Society spent many years opening the doors of the past and sharing for the future. The time has come for those doors to close. More...

Troup Field Day —

Braxton Barton was one of many participants at the annual Troup Elementary Field Day last week. It was a great day for students, teachers and parents. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Anna Hutto: Working to help others, one sandwich at a time

While most of her sophomore classmates at Whitehouse High School are looking for- camps and trips to the lake with friends, Anna Hutto will be at work – a work about the business of helping those in poverty around the world, one grilled chee More...

Community

Bingo fund-raiser set for May 31

The Troup Lions Club has thrown all of their chips out on the table and they are gambling on a good crowd showing up for their BINGO fund-raiser on Tuesday, May 31. The numbers will start to roll at 6:30 p.m. More...

Benefit car show set for June 4

A family car and cycle show is set for Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Whitehouse, 801 E. Main St. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

May 26-June 2

Please call the day before if you are going to eat the next day. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Bridge to Prosperity

“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

Writer’s block

Once a week I sit down to write this article. After writing a weekly column for the past five years, I am sort of tapped out of creativity some weeks. Everything I can think to write about, I’ve already written about. More...

The Idle American

Angels among us

I clearly remember Christmas Day in 1967, when Paul Crume--in his popular daily column featured for three decades in the Dallas Morning News--professed his belief in angels. Oh, he acknowledged demons, too, but this day he wrote of angels. More...

Obituaries

Jo Ann Langford

Ann Langford, 82, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, entered into eternal peace on May 21, 2016. Jo Ann Morrow was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Walnut Grove to Louise Beatrice and Henry Edgar Morrow. More...

Harold Wayne Barnes

Memorial services for Harold Wayne Barnes will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 26, at the Gateway Baptist Church, Whitehouse with Bro. Charles Grasty officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Neches Cemetery with Bro. 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...