October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting continues

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 began on Monday and runs through Friday, Oct. More...

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Community

Brown-Childers wed Oct. 18

Nathan Lynn Brown of Whitehouse and his bride, the former Kyndal Michelle Childers, of Elysian Fields, were married at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Honey Creek Ranch in Tatum. More...

Bargain basement book sale slated at Troup library

Books by the box have been sorted and will be ready for sale with the preview day at the Cameron J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library on Tuesday, Oct. 28. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

Oct. 23-30

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...

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Living Out Loud

Traffic talk

“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

Whitehouse bands rock

In the Fall of 2007, my oldest daughter brought home a big black horn case from sixth grade. Inside that case was the French horn she would play for the next handful of years as a part of the Whitehouse band program. More...

The Idle American

Love in the abstract and concrete

We non-celebrities of the world—and there are millions of us—are fueled by whirling curiosity about show business folks of glitz and glamour abiding comfortably in luxury’s lap. More...

Sports

Wildcats win, still in hunt for playoffs

It took a defensive stop late in the game for Whitehouse to preserve a 38-25 victory over Corsicana last week. More...

Arp is master of the hunt, edges Troup 38-21

The stout Troup running game was put on hold last week. The Arp defense caged the Tigers and allowed only 82 yards on the ground. More...

Ladycats fall to Lindale, prevail over Corsicana

The Ladycats split their District 16-5A matches last week. Whitehouse defeated Corsicana but the Ladycats dropped their first district match of the season to Lindale. 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...

Put me in coach, I’m ready to play —

A trio of Troup players wait their turn to get into action at a youth football tournament at AT&T Stadium in Arlington last week. (See more Troup More...

Motor Trike madness roars into Troup

The streets of Troup will see more traffic this weekend than they have seen in a very long time. An estimated 700 people should be rolling through town to a motorcycle Mecca of East Texas, Motor Trike. More...

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Jeff and Christi Sowell: Their noisy house

Jeff and Christi Sowell of Whitehouse led a fairly quiet life until their family of three exploded into a family of seven, almost over night. More...

News

Whitehouse High School plant sale to continue

The fall plant sale continues in the greenhouse of Whitehouse High School through Friday, Oct. 24. The students have worked to get the fall bedding plants hearty and ready for planting. More...

Master Gardener: preparing garden tools, chemicals for winter

Now that summer has come to an end, fall is right around the corner and we begin to think about winterizing garden tools, and chemicals for next year’s gardening season. More...

Constable seeks three

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...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Get up and move More...

Obituaries

Sara Jane Carey

Sara Jane Carey, age 69, died on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Trinity Mother Francis hospital following a brain aneurysm. More...

Richard ‘Dicky’ Wayne Vardiman

Richard “Dicky” Wayne Vardiman, Jr. went to meet his Savior Monday evening Oct. 13, 2014 at the age of 67. Richard was a faithful husband and father who left behind a beautiful legacy of love. More...

Social

STORK REPORT

LOOK WHO’S NEW

Cameron Jacoby Mims was born April 9, 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and 21 inches. He celebrates his half-year old birthday on Oct. 9. Proud parents are Jamie and Willie Mims of Tyler. More...