2014-10-23 / Bulletin


Community Activities

Get up and move

Get in the groove and on the move with your friends at Tyler Area Senior Citizens Association in Whitehouse. On Wednesday and Friday mornings, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., senior adults gather to flex their muscles and tone up for life beyond the rocking chair. The typically includes cardio, muscle toning and stretching exercise set at a pace that everyone’s pacemaker can keep up with. The cost is $4 per class for TASCA members and $5 for non-members.

Jam session and sing along

Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Acoustic instruments only. Music includes Country, Bluegrass and Gospel. TASCA members are free. Guests are $1 each. TASCA is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd), Whitehouse.

Education summit Tuesday

There will be an educational summit held at the First Baptist Church in Whitehouse. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Legislators from across Texas will be present to hear parents’ concerns and struggles dealing with the changes with this year's curriculum in public schools.

Library hours

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.


Whitehouse Recycle Center is open Wednesdays from 7-10 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. Bring your recyclable paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans. The Recycle Center is located on Railroad Avenue.

Troup has a self-service recycling receptacle. The Allied Waste Recycling bin is located at the corner of W. Bradford and N. Georgia.

Church Activities

Bascom UMC hosts breakfast

The Bascom United Methodist Church on FM 848 hosts breakfast the last Saturday of the month from 8 - 9:30 a.m. A full breakfast meal is served and donations are accepted.

Fall Festival/Halloween Events

Whitehouse Church of Christ – Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m.

Henry’s Chapel UMC – Trunk or Treat, games, cook-out, hayride on Sunday, Oct. 26, 4-7 p.m.

Whitehouse High School - Trick or Treat Trail on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m.

Troup Food Pantry – Pumpkin Patch, fall photos, runs through Oct. 31 on the lot next to Troup UMC

Gateway Baptist Church – Indoor Pumpkin Patch, games, story time, popcorn and pictures - runs through Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.

Kilgore Nat’l Bank in Troup - 7th annual costume contest, Friday, Oct. 31, 5:30-6 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Whitehouse – Members’ homes with Light the Night signs throughout Whitehouse offering games and prizes on Friday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.

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