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Warrant Round Up begins March 7; pay fines by Friday

Anyone with outstanding court costs and fines where a warrant has been issued, has until Friday, March 6 to pay. More...

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Community

TMA launches 11th annual High School Art Exhibition

Since its debut in 2005, the Tyler Museum of Art’s High School Art Exhibition has provided close to 700 promising young local artists a unique opportunity to show their work in a museum exhibition – a substantial percentage of whom have c More...

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful tops Texas once again

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful has won the prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Award for 2015. More...

Quilters Guild to meet

The Quilters Guild of East Texas will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, March 12 at the First Baptist Church, South Campus, 17002 Highway 69 South. With a social and check-in at 9:30 a.m., the meeting will begin at 10 a.m. More...

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Living Out Loud

Keep those cards and letters coming in

“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

Sleet and snowfall and ice, oh my!

We did it. We all survived snowpocalypse 2015. But not before first making it through the icepocalypse. Last Monday morning, I begrudgingly got up early, ate my breakfast and left the house while everyone else slept. More...

The Idle American

You can always tell a Texan

Who could have guessed that cruise ships might be largely responsible for restoring Texans’ longstanding boasts? Our superiority claims haven’t been the same since Alaska became a state in 1959. More...

Sports

Ladycats win two —

Whitehouse defeated John Tyler and Nacogdoches last week. The Ladycats improved to 7-1 in district play. Whitehouse defeated John Tyler 4-0. More...

Wildcats start ’15 season on a roll

Whitehouse head baseball coach Derrick Jenkins and his squad had to wait out poor weather conditions to get the 2015 season started. More...

Lady Tigers split with Carthage, Sabine

It is early in the season for the Troup Lady Tigers, who defeated Carthage but lost to Sabine last week. In the 11-1 loss to Sabine, Troup recorded a single hit. Three hits, however, contributed to the win over Carthage. Troup 4, Carthage 2 More...

Whitehouse Chamber Raffle set for Saturday

There are 10,000 reasons to attend

With the top prize of $10,000 cash on the line, now is the time to get your Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce Reverse Raffle ticket. The night of food, fun and prizes is Saturday, March 7, and things will kick off at 4:30 p.m. More...

Downtown Troup: Burgers for a cause

The smell of burgers cooking will have lots of folks following their nose at the four-way stop in Troup. The burgers will be on the grill and ready to serve beginning at 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the old bank building on Friday, March 6. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Sydney Raabe takes flight for her future

As a senior at Whitehouse High School Sydney Raabe is looking forward to many things. Graduation is just around the corner, the college letters are all in a row and just ready for her to take the next step. More...

News

Generous donation —

Library Director Melanie Brumit accepted a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library from Ruth Sheppard, president of the Troup Genealogical-Historical Society. More...

Spring garden workshop set

Gardeners, grab your gloves and head on over to Jacksonville for a spring garden conference on Saturday, March 7 at the First Christian Church. The event is sponsored by Cherokee County Master Gardeners. More...

Junior Achievement opens doors

It was not many years ago that Omama Qureshi sat as a student in Mrs. Buffington’s class. She recently returned as the teacher. More...

School News

GOOD FOR YOU

ACADEMIC HONORS

Cody L. Bryant, who attended Whitehouse ISD, graduated Dec.19, 2014 Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry with a Biological Chemistry track. More...

WHITEHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL BAND SENIOR

STORMY OUSLEY More...

STUDENTS OF THE WEEK

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BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities TASCA hosts dance Ben Lowry and Texas Express will play for the country & western dance at TASCA on Saturday, March 7, 7- 9:30 p.m. Entry is $5. More...

Obituaries

Mary Russell

Mary ‘Libby’ Elizabeth Werner Russell, 91, entered into eternal peace on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Mary was born on April 19, 1923, in Hempstead, the fourth of six children of William and Harriett (Hattie) Werner. 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...