July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Melissa Spencer joins forces with boot campaign

Melissa Spencer was a new college graduate from south Texas when she was hired on at Troup Middle School to teach 8th Grade Science. More...

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Community

FBC students find mission work at home

More than a dozen students from First Baptist Church Whitehouse took to their own streets to serve others last week. More...

Souls across Texas need soles for school

The annual Buckner Shoe Drive is underway to put new shoes on the feet of children across Texas. Kelly AC is a drop off location for Buckner Shoe Drive. They will be accepting new shoes at their location, 208 SH 110 S, Whitehouse, until Friday, Aug. More...

Meals on Wheels Weekly Menu

July 31-Aug. 7

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

Change

“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! More...

Life Narrated

Friday nights

Every year I find new challenges in parenting, and at the same time, new joys. When the kids were babies, they were soft and sweet and tiny, so precious and cute …but they were a LOT of work. More...

The Idle American

Flipping out over flip-tops

Somewhere between the admonition to avoid looks at gift horse’s mouths and the dangers of Greeks bearing gifts should be warnings about acceptance of gifts from offspring. More...

Obituaries

Helen Louise Stafford

Helen Louise Stafford, 96, of Lufkin passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014. Helen was born in Troup to Buford Wilkinson and Ida (Florence) Wilkinson on the 16th day of May, 1918. 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...

KWB honored for keeping it clean

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful recently attended the 47th annual Keep Texas Beautiful Conference in Austin where they were awarded for several projects and programs they spearhead in White- house. More...

Charged with murder:

Gage indicted after wife beaten to death

In December 2011, Kelly Kevin Gage, formerly of Whitehouse, was charged with Assault Family/ Household Member with a Previous Conviction. More...

News

Faithful Farmers Market in Rusk ripe for the picking

Pickers, growers, crafters and traders of all sorts of goods are now calling home the Faithful Farmers Market in Rusk. They are also still inviting vendors to take part. More...

November ballot in line for Whitehouse city positions

Three seats will be up for election on the Whitehouse City Council come November; the office of Mayor, Council Place 2 and Council Place 4. More...

Seniors back from summer vacation

The senior citizens of Troup and the surrounding area are back in the swing of things at the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library on the first Wednesday of each month, 1-3 p.m. Come and join in the games and goodies they share each month. More...

School News

WHS prepares for student registration

With just a few weeks remaining to summer vacation for students, Whitehouse High School administration is sending out letters to students and parents to get them ready to go for the fall term. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities TASCA hosts dance Ben Lowry and Texas Express will play for the country & western dance at TASCA on Saturday, Aug. 2, 7- 9:30 p.m. Entry is $5. More...

Sports

Hotshots —

Whitehouse is proud of the Hotshots and their coaches, who placed second in District earlier this month. The Hotshots’ head coach is Chad Chambless. More...

WHS tennis season to open

The Whitehouse 2014 tennis season will start Tuesday, Aug. 19, with the varsity squad travelling to Hallsville. The match will start at 2 p.m. The Wildcats will follow their season opening match at Wills Point at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. More...

Parker named All-Star game’s MVP

Jake Parker was named the Most Valuable Player in the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game played last week in San Antonio. More...