July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Whitehouse drama continues

AG says ‘turn it over’

The Office of the Attorney General of the state of Texas has instructed the City of Whitehouse to turn over the emails and text messages pertaining to the May 14 incident involving City Manager Kevin Huckabee, Police Chief Craig Shelton and others to More...

Special Sections

Community

ETGS to hear ‘Letters from the Civil War’

The East Texas Genealogical Society will hold their monthly meeting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 in the Taylor Auditorium of the Tyler Public Library. More...

School supply donations needed

The Whitehouse Food Pantry, Philadelphia Blessing, is asking the community to help with a school supply drive for Whitehouse students that are in need. More...

Free diabetes education classes to begin Aug. 4 at UT Health

If you or a family member has diabetes, you are encouraged to learn more, get connected, and get on top of this serious disease by attending UT Health Northeast’s free Empower Diabetes classes beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Preach on sister

“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

Bad boys, bad boys. What cha gonna do?

A year or two ago, there began a growing trend in social media and the news. This trend grew rapidly, leading the general public to believe that police officers are bad, evil, mean-spirited individuals. More...

The Idle American

Albuquerque visitors: ‘soar’ winners

Many tourist destinations tease with promises to “get away from it all.” One in the US goes a step further. 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 S 903-839-2356 More...

Ragsdale remembered in Troup

Amazing how you can know someone but not really understand the depth of the person, never realizing the impact they’ve made on a larger stage. Such is the case with the late Kenneth Ragsdale. More...

Build it and they will come

WISD looking at new campus, renovations

In Monday’s Whitehouse Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting, Dr. Arnold Oates, president of Texas School Planning, Inc., walked through the district’s need for additional classrooms and new campuses. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Melanie Johnson: Calling Troup Elementary home for nearly 30 years

When Melanie Johnson is called to the principal’s office at Troup Elementary these days, she isn’t reporting in because of her conduct in the hall or at the lunch table, it is more likely she has a meeting or a phone call to answer. More...

News

Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Pace, Acker

Braden Price and Tommy Acker were both welcomed into the Eagle’s Nest as new Eagle Scouts Tuesday, July 21. More...

Constable seeks three

The Smith County Precinct 3 Constable’s office is currently trying to locate the following individuals. If anyone has any information, call 903-590-4729 and ask for Cindy Carnes or Katrina Kam. More...

New Whitehouse business —

The Whitehouse Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed O’Reilly Auto Parts to town last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities TASCA hosts dance Caddo Creek will play for the country & western dance at TASCA on Saturday, Aug. 1 7-9:30 p.m. Entry is $5. More...

Sports

Whitehouse All-Stars —

Whitehouse All Stars were undefeated in the All Star Tournament held July 6-9. They received rings as the champions. More...

Lady Tigers to start practice Monday!

Troup head volleyball coach Arden Johnson’s summer break will come to an end Monday, Aug. 3. More...

Pump Jacks advance to TCL playoffs Saturday

With the Pump Jacks 4-3 win against the Texas Marshals, East Texas clinched a berth in the Texas Collegiate League playoffs for the eighthstraight year. More...