July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Hitting the air waves with John Moore

John Moore knew from an early age what he wanted to do in life. Radio. His grandparents gave him a little AM radio at the age of eight. From that moment to the present, the AM dial has been his favorite. More...

Special Sections

Community

A tree falls in Troup —

Over the weekend a large tree fell across from a residence on Elmwood Drive in Troup causing downed electrical lines, electric meter and electrical cutoff box. More...

Chamber prepares for new teachers

School bells will be ringing before we know it and the Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce is getting started early to welcome the many new teachers who will join Whitehouse ISD this year. More...

Jury duty scam continues in county

In January, February and June of this year, reports were released to the public about a jury duty scam taking place. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

The family reunion

“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

Pizza Hut rocks!

I have heard that pizza delivery guys (and girls!) get lots of strange requests and often are called into bad parts of town that make them nervous. More...

The Idle American

Old, new, borrowed, blue

Dissection of notes found in the pocket of an old suit isn’t easy. Maybe they were scrawled during the lull in a wedding ceremony, or to jog my memory of a joke for later use. More...

Obituaries

Dolores Lorraine Molnari

Graveside services for Dolores Lorraine Molnari, 83, of Flint were held Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Pinecrest Cemetery with Reverend Mark Fulks officiating, under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup. Mrs. Molnari died Friday, July 18 in Tyler. More...

Raymond D. Melton

Funeral services for Raymond D. Melton, 92, of Tyler were held Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Mike Rice officiating. Burial was in the Union Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup. Mr. More...

Church News

Local Church Directory

Assembly of GodCornerstone Church ofthe Assemblies of God9107 Paluxy, Tyler903-561-2086First Assemblyof God Whitehouse502 HWY 110 S903-839-2356 More...

City breaks ties with WBSL

The Whitehouse Baseball/Softball League thought the city taking over the bank note, ownership, maintenance and upkeep of the baseball park was a dream come true. Now, many are seeing it as their worst nightmare. More...

WHS students take giant career steps at nationals

Two Whitehouse High School students traveled to San Antonio where they took their place among winners from across the state at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Conference. More...

News

Buckner Shoe Drive under way

The annual Buckner Shoe Drive is under way to put new shoes on the feet of children across Texas. Kelly AC is a drop off location for Buckner Shoe Drive. More...

Troup FFA attends conventon —

Cindy Steele received an Honorary Lone Star Degree for her dedication and commitment toward helping the agriculture program in Troup. More...

TWCO to tour local vineyards

The Troup Women’s Civic Organization will take to the road Monday, July 28 as they tour some area vineyards. The group will meet at Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church at 6:15 p.m. and depart no later than 6:30 p.m. More...

School News

Whitehouse High School to offer dual credit

Beginning in August, Whitehouse High School students will have the option of taking selected dual high school and college credit courses at no cost. More...

TISD board approves goals

School board members don’t take much of a break during the summer months. The moment school is out the work to prepare for the upcoming school year begins. More...

Tyler science centers team up for da Vinci art exhibit

Their collaboration on last year’s Jurassic Summer was such a roaring success, the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College and Discovery Science Place are embarking on yet another joint venture. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Jam session and sing along Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30-4 p.m. on Friday, July 25. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate More...

Sports

Parker played in THSCA All-Star game

Jake Parker played in the Texas High School Coaches Association 2014 All-Star Football Game in San Antonio, Tuesday, July 22, at the Alamodome Parker, at 6-1, 165-pound, played the wide receiver and cornerback positions for the North Team. More...

Two-a-days for Tigers, Cats around the corner

For athletes at Whitehouse and Troup high schools, the summer break is about over. Two-a-days for the football and volleyball programs will begin in 11 days, specifically, Monday, Aug. 4. Meet the Cats is slated for Monday, Aug. More...

TYA sign-up deadline set for July 26

The Troup Youth Association will hold one fi- nal day of registration for little league football and cheer on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the baseball fields on Highway 135, next to Troup High School. More...