Teachers have worked long and hard to get ready for the new school year. From purchasing supplies for the classroom to attending training on new material, educators across the Whitehouse Independent School District have spent countless hours preparing for their students.
Patricia Dillon has always watched the sun rise and set in East Texas. A life-long resident of this corner of the state, Dillon has settled in Jacksonville, but now has a vested interest in Troup and Whitehouse. The newest employee of Bluebonnet Publishing, Dillon is the new editor of the Tri County Leader that covers all things Whitehouse and Troup. She replaced Suzanne Loudamy, who recently retired from the newspaper.
The First Ladies drill team of Whitehouse ISD participated in team line camp during the first week of August and received many awards for their efforts. Lacey VanBuskirk, assistant Director of the First Ladies, says the girls did wonderful work.
Whitehouse and Troup will travel for football scrimmages Friday, Aug. 18. The Tigers will scrimmage at Sabine, while the Wildcats will scrimmage at Kaufman.
Whitehouse hosted Meet the Cats Monday, Aug. 14, at The Arena at Whitehouse High School. Fans and parents filled the stands to meet the WHS band, cheerleaders, majorettes, drill team, athletic …