TASCA hosts dance
Ben Lowry and Texas Express will play for the country & western dance at TASCA on Saturday, July 4, 7- 9:30 p.m. Entry is $5. Tyler Area Senior Citizens Association is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd) in Whitehouse. Call TASCA at 903-871-3217 for more details.
Clothes Closet open
The Clothes Closet at the Church of Christ, 412 W. Duval in Troup, is open the first Tuesday of the month for those in need of clothing for their family. Doors are open 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
Outdoor warning system test
The cities of Troup and Whitehouse test the outdoor warning siren system the first Tuesday of each month. Troup’s system is tested at 11 a.m. and the Whitehouse system is tested at 1 p.m. Should there be inclement weather the testing will be postponed to the following month.
Dixie Masonic Lodge to meet
The Dixie Masonic Lodge #272 in Troup will meet Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall.
AARP driver safety program offered
The next AARP Driver Safety course is set for Wednesday, July 8, 12:30-4:30 p.m., at Pollard Methodist Church. The cost for AARP members is $15 with non-members paying $20. After completion of the 4 hour course you may be entitled to a discount on your automobile insurance. Contact Harry H. Rayner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 903-768-2032 or 713-252-9496 for information or to register.
Regular library hours for the Whitehouse Community Library are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Fridays 11-5 and Saturdays 11-3. Story time is on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Contact the library at 903-839-2949 for more information.
Regular hours for the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 1-5 p.m. Thursday 3-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call the library at 903-842-3101 for more information.
Republic Services in Whitehouse picks up recycling on Wednesday. Recyclable items include paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans.
Troup has a self-service recycling receptacle. The Allied Waste Recycling bin is located at the corner of W. Bradford and N. Georgia.
American Legion weekly events
American Legion in Troup at 301 Magnolia has karaoke every Sunday 7-11 p.m. Pool tournaments begin at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday night.
Whitehouse UMC hosts breakfast
The First United Methodist Church of Whitehouse hosts breakfast the first Saturday of the month from 8- 10 a.m. A full breakfast meal is served and donations are accepted. The church is located at 405 W. Main.
Come to a Gospel Singing on Thursdays, July 16 and 23, 4-7 p.m. at New Creation Foundation Chapel, 405 S. Joy St. in Troup. Come and worship through song, praise dancing, testimonies, prayer, open mic and karaoke. Performance time slots can be reserved by calling host Carole Land at 281-793-8489.