January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Lights, camera, action... in Troup!

The past few summers, interested Troup students have attended a movie making class with Randall McGehee leading the way. More...

Special Sections

Community

Moore-Ledbetter engaged

Emily Ann Moore and Christopher Dean Ledbetter, both of Longview, have announced their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Tom and Paddy Moore of Whitehouse and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Carr of Stephenville. More...

Stanton-Smith Book Fair scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2

Stanton-Smith Elementary, at 500 Zavala Trail in Whitehouse, will host a Scholastic Book Fair soon. The book fair will open for sales beginning Monday evening, Feb. 2, at the Family Night event held from 6-8 p.m. in the school library. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

Jan. 29-Feb. 5

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...

School News

Cain First Tee Scholarships —

Several Cain Elementary students received First Tee Scholarships. More...

Troup Elementary School students on honor roll

The Troup Elementary Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll includes: All A’s More...

Brown Elementary project —

Flat fifth graders found their way to several veterans at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Troup Bible study Tuesday A Bible study group will meet each Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Troup Dairy Queen. All are welcome to attend. Clothes Closet open More...

Obituaries

Hubert ‘Pete’ Ledford

Funeral services for Hubert “Pete” Ledford, 83, of Troup were held Saturday, Jan. 24 at Martin’s Chapel Church of the Nazarene with Reverend Johnny Davis and Reverend M.H. Klink 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 More...

Come help Complete the Dream

7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at FBC

Whitehouse Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to come and help Complete the Dream, Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in The 801 Center, the new building, at First Baptist Church of Whitehouse. More...

Souper Sunday, come hungry

Sunday, Feb. 1 at Troup library

Souper Sunday at the Cameron J.-Jarvis Troup Municipal Library will feature some fabulous soups from Troup’s finest cooks, plus an array of cakes, on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1. More...

News

Love your library offers more than a hug

The libraries in Troup and Whitehouse would like to show a little love to their patrons during the month of February as they celebrate Love Your Library month. More...

Troup business owner addresses council

During the January Troup City Council meeting, Kevin McElroy, owner of McElroy Plastics, came to address the Board of Adjustments, Appeals and Codes concerning the commercial building code requirements he was given by the city’s building inspec More...

McMichael chosen for All-State Choir

Joel McMichael, a member of the Whitehouse High School Varsity Mixed Choir will perform with the Texas All-State Men’s Choir in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Henry B. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

The dulcimer

“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

The case of the stolen iPod

Back in 2011, my (then) ten year old daughter said she wanted an iPod Touch. If you’re not aware of what that is, it is basically an iPhone that can’t make phone calls. More...

The Idle American

America for me

A candidate for political office--pontificating for the “umpteenth” time on the campaign stump-- spewed words at 200 per minute, with gusts to 250. More...

Sports

WSA signup to end Friday, Jan. 30

Online and in-office registration for spring baseball and softball through the Whitehouse Sports Association continues through Jan. 30. More...

A heady shot

Lee edges Ladycats 2-1

Whitehouse hosted Robert E. Lee in varsity girls soccer action last week. The Lady Raiders took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Hailey Hurst, but the Ladycats knotted the match at 1-1 when Lauren Morris booted a kick into the box in the first half. More...

Lady Tigers lost fifirst district game

The Lady Tigers suffered their first loss in nine district starts Friday, Jan. 23. Offensively, Troup was unable to get cranked up and Malakoff took advantage for a 53-33 victory. More...