October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Gavin Green: New boots on the ground at Troup PD

He may be new to Troup PD but Gavin Green is not green to serving the community. Green just received his badge at the Troup PD last week and hit the ground running, training with his fellow officers there and learning all about the town. More...

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Community

Brown Elementary ‘grows’ graffiti

The back playground and PE field of Brown Elementary didn’t have much a view to their south. Just a bland gray wall stared at them while they got their exercise and played games in the glorious sunshine. That is no longer the case. More...

Troup Player of the Week —

Lane Smith was named the Troup Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 20. The wrong photo was published and the Leader regrets the error. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

Oct. 30-Nov. 6

Please call the day before if you are going to eat the next day. Bobbie & Acker HanksSenior Center118 Railroad Ave.Whitehouse, Texas903-839-6958 Troup MunicipalLibrary102 S. GeorgiaTroup, Texas903-842-3101 More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

October/November

Community Activities 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. 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...

Early voting to end Friday

Ballots around the state are calling for voters to choose their next governor, county commissioner, pass or fail school bonds and propositions and much more. Early voting continues through Friday, Oct. 31 with election day set for Tuesday, Nov. 4. More...

Fifer joins Leader

Jean Fifer joined the Tri County Leader staff this week and is at the helm as Sales Executive. More...

News

Higgins Helpers —

Lieutenant Jeremy Black, from the Smith County Sheriff’s Office orchestrated the annual Higgins First Grade Community Helper Day, in partnership with the Whitehouse Police Department, Whitehous More...

2014 MOTOR TRIKE RALLY

More than 700 trike and bike enthusiasts gathered at Troup’s Motor- Trike Rally to celebrate 20 years in buriness. More...

Lord’s Acre planned at Whitehouse UM Church

Start the fall season off with a visit to an old fashioned Lord’s Acre Festival at the Whitehouse First United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 8. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Credit where credit is due

“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

Halloween is here!

This year, Halloween falls on a Friday night. That is a tricky time for many of us in the community because Friday nights mean football games! More...

The Idle American

Long live Branson

It is a “two-syllable” town—Branson, Missouri— but worthy of way too many multi-syllabic adjectives to utter in one breath--maybe not even during an extended visit to this mid-America wonderland. More...

Sports

Tigers dominate, stay in playoff hunt

Troup stumbled out of the starting gate, but recovered and outraced Winona for a 58- 19 District 8-3A victory last week. “The guys played a very inspired game,” said head football coach Dennis Alexander. More...

Wildcats win to keep playoff hopes alive

Whitehouse has four final goals for the end of the football season. The Wildcats accomplished two of those by defeating Corsicana and Jacksonville the last two weeks. The next goal is to defeat Nacogdoches Friday, Oct. 31. More...

Troup’s Lady Tigers will advance to state playoffs

Troup advanced to the volleyball playoffs after concluding the season hosting West Rusk Tuesday, Oct. 28. More...