November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Helping hands needed for Thanksgiving feast

Warm hearts and helping hands are gathering Sunday evening at the Whitehouse Fire Station on F.M. 346 to serve a Thanksgiving feast to those in need in the community. More...

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Community

Kunzman-Martin wed Nov. 15

Kaylee Dyan Kunzman and Derrick Anthony Martin, both of Tyler, were married Nov. 15 at Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler. Officiant was Bryan Grant. More...

YMCA raffle tickets available

The Whitehouse YMCA Stocking Stuffer Raffle is once again making Christmas shopping easy. With prizes ranging from a king-sized Simmons mattress set to season passes to Splash Kingdom, raffle tickets in their stocking will make anyone smile. More...

WJHS PB&J Challenge will benefit PATH

The Journalism Department at Whitehouse Junior High School along with the Visual Arts students will be sponsoring a collection challenge through Dec. 11 for PATH (People Attempting to Help). More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

To neti or not

“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

Social media

About a year ago, a friend of mine began posting to social media about this wonderful new health drink she was trying out. A friend of hers had talked her into trying it and she had had great success with it. More...

The Idle American

Shirts on his back

Now the story can be told. If necessity is the mother of invention, surely resourcefulness is a first cousin. Sometimes it cuts off anxiety—and other “downers”—at the pass. More...

Sports

Basketball season debuts

Starting off the season on a positive step usually helps a team as the season progresses. The Whitehouse Ladycats managed to do so in style. Under the management of new head coach Melanie Lane, Whitehouse edged Robert E. More...

Ates, Dimon, Fountain named All-District 16-5A MVPs

As co-champions of the district, Whitehouse expected to be included among the superlatives of the All-District 16-5A roster. The Ladycats were not disappointed. More...

Harris, Dimon sign to play collegiate sports

Megan Harris and Amanda Dimon signed letters of intent to play sports on the collegiate level. Harris and Dimon, as well as coaches, family members and classmates, attended a signing ceremony at the Whitehouse High School Auditorium Wednesday, Nov. More...

Troup City Council hears proposals from TCDC

Following a public hearing during the Troup Community Development Corporation meeting, the Troup City Council approved several opportunities that the TCDC is ready to move on. More...

Take me to the fair —

Colleges from A to U were represented at Troup High School’s College Fair last week. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Aida Lacy: Troup’s First Lady serving those in need

It was a young Aida Ovalle that fell in love with Bill Lacy those many years ago. Aida and Bill met while working at the WalMart in College Station. More...

News

The 30-day triathlon has strong finish

Who says a busy mom doesn’t have time to train for a triathlon? That was the thought in Nicole Martin’s mind when she first considered taking part in the Whitehouse YMCA’s first ever 30-day triathlon. More...

Constable seeks three residents

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. All information will be kept confidential. More...

Aggie Moms to meet Thursday, Nov. 20

The Tyler A&M Mothers’ Club will host their monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Pollard United Methodist Church, located at 3030 Copeland Road, Tyler. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities TASCA Thursday morning dance More...

Obituaries

Swaynee McCasland

Swaynee Duree Sims McCasland; wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother went to be with the Lord on Nov. 3, 2014. She was born in Hunt County, Texas on July 26, 1940, to E.A. Sims and Ella Dee Cagul Sims and attended Commerce Schools. More...

Keith Pannell

Services for Keith Pannell, 63, of Longview was held Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Cottle- Pearson Funeral Home Chapel, Overton with Reverend Ken Hayman officiating. 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...