June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

WISD plans for insurance cost increase

Karla Gilbert spoke to trustees during the open forum time on the agenda. Gilbert voiced her concern over a couple of issues she believes the district should take a closer look at. More...

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Community

Suffering under the stars brings light to a cause

Orphans all over the world suffer every night - some sleeping on dilapidated beds, some on no bed at all. More...

Arp Garden Club awards scholarships

During the Arp High School awards ceremony held on May 26 in the high school auditorium, the Arp Garden Club presented four graduating seniors with scholarships. More...

UT Tyler announces spring honor rolls

Several area students were named to the Dean’s List and the President’s List for the 2015 spring semester at the University of Texas at Tyler. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

2-70 AC

“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

Confidence

There are many items of clothing these days that I choose not to wear. Some of them I avoid due to modesty, but that is a whole other article for another day. Most of what I refuse to put on and wear out in public is due to a lack of confidence. More...

The Idle American

All scream for ice cream

It is considered a short poem, ditty, slogan or even a hard, cold fact--we all scream for ice cream. Purists may sniff, however, insisting that initially, it was but the chorus of a simple melody introduced in 1925. 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...

Whitehouse residents still in the dark

No need to call Oncor, the power is on, the lights are on and all but the five on paid leave are at home, however the citizens of Whitehouse still sit in the dark about what really went on over a month ago. More...

Library fun —

Aviauna (above) and other children read books from the Black Lagoon series and made their own monsters as characters from the book at the Troup library last week (see more photos, Page 6). More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Kelly AC/Heating: Keeping folks comfy for 40-plus years

When Ralph Kelly first started paying calls on the residents of Whitehouse and the surrounding area, there was just a flashing light at 110 and 346, Brother Dave’s was still serving the best chicken fried steak in the world and Shanan’s S More...

News

Pleasant Hill to host summer celebration

An evening of food, fun and fireworks is coming together for Saturday, July 4 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Water line repairs —

Whitehouse crews repaired a water line that was exposed following heavy rains during May and June. More...

Summer at the Troup library —

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School News

Martin on Dean’s List

Haley Martin of Troup made the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at The University of Arkansas in Fort Smith. More...

Mallard on SAU Dean’s List

Mason Mallard earned a spot on the Spring 2015 Dean’s List at Southern Arkansas University. Mallard is a sophomore SAU student from Whitehouse. Mallard was one of 333 students named to the Dean’s List. More...

WH students on A&M rolls

Two Whitehouse students were named to the Texas A&M University honor rolls for the spring semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

Sports

All-District 18-3A baseball accolades

Bozard is Player of the Year

Hunter Bozard was named Offensive Player of the Year on the All-District 18-3A roster. Troup was well represented on the All-District 18-3A team. Outfielder Kyle Williams was named to the First Team roster. More...

Back the Cats in fall sports program

Summer just started and fall is on the way and so is the fall sports season. More...

Wildcats finish 2-1 in 7-on-7 tournament

Whitehouse participated in the 7-on-7 football tournament in Tyler last week. The Wildcats finished 2-1 after they defeated Lindale and Lancaster. Whitehouse fell to Humble Atascocita and failed to advance to the state tournament. More...