March 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Trail ride planned March 31

A benefit trailride for Tommy Guinn will be held Saturday, March 31 at Tarrant Ranch near Bullard. The ride is sponsored by local equestrians and the Adopt-A-Soldier Now organization. East Texan G. T. More...

Obars fit like two pieces in a puzzle of happiness

Anyone who has ever worked a puzzle knows how frustrating it is when you get to the end of the pieces and there are holes left to fill. Troup has a couple who fits right in. More...

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Community

Women's Civic League plans egg hunt March 31

City Park will be a colorful bustle of youngsters and helpful adults when it welcomes the seventh annual Community Egg Hunt on March 31. The seventh annual event is hosted by the Whitehouse Women's Civic League. More...

Building homes, rebuilding lives

When her 19-year-old son was killed while stationed in Hawaii, the victim of a freak automobile accident, Janet Brady channeled her personal grief into a nationwide mission: the Adopt-A-Soldier Now program. More...

AMERICAN LEGION BENEFIT

Mark and Sue Lawler of Whitehouse take part in the Tommy Guinn benefit in Troup Saturday. At left are Jim Chutsz, Patsy Carroll, Becky Mathis, Hank Hankins and Harvey Carroll (back). More...

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March

Community Activities Parkinsonians of East Texas meeting Parkinsonians of East Texas will meet Thursday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at East Texas Medical Center Pavilion, 801 Clinic Dr., Tyler. More...

Sports

Lady Cats blank Mavs

The Lady Cats traveled to Marshall during Spring Break to finish their district games. The scoring started early in the first half with Lindsay Pritchard taking the ball into the goal. More...

Wildcat Relays Saturday

Wildcat Relays are scheduled Saturday, with field events beginning at 9 a.m., 3200 meter run at 9:30 a.m. and other running events at 12:30 p.m. More...

UPCOMING EVENTS

-- The Tiger track teams will take part in the Dee Mackey Relays in Union Grove on March 23. Teams participating are varsity boys and girls and JV boys. More...

Social

What's Cookin'?

Taco Tartlets

1 lb. ground beef 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning (dry) 2 Tbsp. water 1 c. sour cream 3/4 c. Doritos chips, finely crushed 2 Tbsp. picante sauce 1 c. cheddar cheese shredded Preheat oven to 375o. More...

Veterans parade Saturday

The Whitehouse Church of God in Christ is holding a parade on Saturday at 10 a.m. in honor of all area veterans. More...

American Legion has benefit for soldier

The women's auxiliary of Troup's American Legion sponsored a benefit supper for Retired Sgt. Tommy Guinn Saturday. Guinn was injured in Pakistan and is paralyzed from the waist down. See story page 4A. More...

Walker memorial service today

A community memorial service for Stanley Walker of Whitehouse will be today at 4 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Mr. Walker died Monday, March 19 of lung cancer. See obituary, page 2A. In February it was announced that Mr. More...

News

New Summerfield hires, suspends police chief

Following media reports of arrests and fraudulent licensing, New Summerfield Mayor Dan Stallings said Sunday he is "suspending any further relationship" between newly-hired police chief Michael Meissner and the city until the city council meets Marc More...

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School News

Whitehouse students shine at UIL contest

During the March 3 University Interscholastic League event held at Pine Tree Junior High sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Whitehouse competed in several contests. More...

WH artists advance to state level

Whitehouse High School Visual Art students recently competed at the Visual Art Scholastic Event Regional Competition. More...

Whiz kids

Holloway science students experiment with success

They may not look like little Einsteins (no fly-away hair, or eccentric mannerisms), but Braden Robey and Jared Raabe certainly talk like budding scientists. More...

Obituaries

Jacquelin Ann O'Neill Clifton

Jacquelin Ann O'Neill Clifton, 50, of Lake Jackson went to be with her Lord on March 13, 2007. Jacque was born in Houston on March 18, 1956. She had been a resident of Brazoria County since 1982. More...

Lester Roy Andrews

ARP -Funeral services for Lester Roy Andrews, 75, of Arp were held March 20 at the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel of Overton with Rev. Terry Davis and Rev. Dr. Ron Klingsick officiating. Lester's final resting place was Mason Cemetery in Arp. More...

Randall Scott "Scotty" McDaniel

Services for Randall Scott "Scotty" McDaniel, 18, Jacksonville, were held March 20 at Thompson Funeral Home chapel, Jacksonville, with Rev. Jim Albright and Rev. Clifford Taylor officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Maydelle. Mr. More...