February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Dr. Doug Hoddy: New doc in town

A native Texan, Dr. Doug Hoddy, came to be a part of the Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in Whitehouse back in December and is already glad to call Whitehouse home. He left what he calls a family doctor’s dream job for 20 years in Bowie. More...

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Community

Cain jumpers break records

Cain Elementary recently held their annual Jump Rope for Heart event and shattered all of their previous records. More...

Join in for the trees

Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone from Texas who joins the Foundation in February 2015 will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warm. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

Feb. 26-March 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...

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Living Out Loud

Bad weather days

“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.” +++ How about this weather? More...

Life Narrated

Parenting an adult child

Last May, my oldest child graduated from high school. Fortunately for me, she did not move out. Don’t get me wrong. More...

The Idle American

Jim Hogan: Election doesn’t get his goat

I am tempted to “wax Churchillian” in describing Jim Hogan. More...

Sports

Ladycats fall to Texas High in playoff game

Texas High stayed just out of reach for the Ladycats, and the Lady Tigers were able to pull out a 65-52 victory in Class-5A hoops playoff action last week. More...

Troup gets early start on ’15 softball season

The Lady Tigers traveled to Carthage for their first varsity softball tournament of the season. Troup posted a 4-2 mark in the tournament, which included victories over Pittsburg 4-3, Joaquin 7-3, New Diana 5-2, and Waskom 4-1. More...

Lady Tigers win bi-district, fall in area match

Troup fell to Rogers in area competition last week. The Lady Tigers defeated Sabine 58-41 in bi-district action, but fell to the Lady Eagles, 72-65, in the area match. Troup concluded the season with a 20-9 record. More...

Chamber raffle slated

Event will be at KE Bushman’s

It’s time again for the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce Reverse Raffle 2015 to be held March 7 at the KE Bushman’s in Bullard, sponsored by Austin Bank. More...

Love squeezed in —

Kinsley and Mia Covington with their pig Mabel at the Troup’s Best Livestock Show Saturday, Feb. 21. More...

News

UT Tyler’s Kathy Kapka named chair-elect of TSCPA

Kathy Kapka, of Whitehouse, has been named 2015-16 chairelect of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Dr. James Lumpkin, dean of the College of Business and Technology at The University of Texas at Tyler, announced. More...

Troup receives Platinum award, again

For the second year, the City of Troup has received the Platinum Leadership Circle Award from the Texas Comptroller’s office for their implementation of financial transparency and receiving a Leadership Circle Award. More...

Deadline to file for city, school places slated for Feb. 27

The deadline to file for seats up for election in Troup and Whitehouse is Friday, Feb. 27. Troup ISD has two places up for election this year. Place 4 is currently held by Gene Whitsell and Place 5 is held by Joseph Womack. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Jam session and sing along More...

Obituaries

Bonnie Jean Ward Garrett

Funeral services for Bonnie Jean Ward Garrett of Whitehouse will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sherman Mayfield officiating. Interment will follow in the Whitehouse City Cemetery. More...

Bill Wade Adams

Funeral services for Bill Wade Adams, 44, of Troup were held Wednesday, Feb. 25 at First Baptist Church, Troup with Reverend Steven Oakes officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery, under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup. 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 S903-839-2356 More...