January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Lego learning: Nick Goodson at the helm at WJHS

I wonder what the parents of these kids said when they asked if they could stay after school to play with Legos? What these Whitehouse Junior High School kids do with some Legos and a computer is just shy of amazing. More...

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Community

‘Blessings of Liberty’ on display at TMS

The Social Studies Department at Troup Middle School, are learning from “The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution,” an exhibition organized by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. More...

Hot diggity dog and auctions

Brown Elementary PTO is gearing up for their annual auction and hot dog dinner, Friday, Feb. 6. The hot dog dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the silent auction at 5:45 and live auction at 6:30 p.m. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

Jan. 22-29

Please call the day before if you are going to eat the next day. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

Happy birthday to you

“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

You can never go home

There is an old saying that states “You can never go home.” The meaning behind that phrase is that, no matter how much you try, going back to whatever felt like ‘home’ in your past is never be the same. More...

The Idle American

My Uncle Mort’s new year

From time to time, readers send email or call to pose similar questions: “Is your Uncle Mort real?” My unvarying rhetorical response is: “Do you want him to be?” I sense their sinking feelings, let down by my failure to provid More...

Obituaries

Tom Gilbreath

Services for Thomas Alexander Gilbreath, Jr., 61, of Tyler were held on Monday, Jan. 19 at Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Davis officiating. More...

Troup downtown group is listening

The Troup Downtown Master Plan continues to solicit input from residents and visitors to the city of Troup. The online link to the survey is http://www.butlerplanning.com/troup/. More...

Grady and Lindsey Lowery show off their earnings

Grady and Lindsey Lowery show off their earnings from the Rusk County 4-H Jackpot Show in Henderson on Jan. 3. SEE STORY AND PHOTOS, P. 10A More...

News

PCT. 3 WARRANTS

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...

Troup FFA, Young Farmers compete at Rusk County

Troup FFA and Young Farmer members showed their livestock projects at the Rusk County 4-H Jackpot show in Henderson on Saturday, Jan. 3. More...

Souper Sunday bowls, more to be served at Troup library

Souper Sunday at the Cameron J.-Jarvis Troup Municipal Library will feature some fabulous soups from Troup’s finest cooks, plus an array of cakes, on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1. More...

School News

WHITEHOUSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

WEEKLY WILDCAT WINNERS

Whitehouse Junior High’s Weekly Wildcat Winners are (back row) Demarcia Black, Reese Riddle, Cason Whitman (not pictured); (front row) Kendall Cooksey, Kayla Anderson and Kiasia Maxie. More...

WHITEHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL

BAND SENIOR OF THE WEEK

Emily Dahlgren More...

WHITEHOUSE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

THIRD SIX WEEKS HONOR ROLL

7th Grade A Honor Roll More...

Sports

WSA sign up under way

Online and in-office registration for spring baseball and softball through the Whitehouse Sports Association continues through Jan. 30. 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...