November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DRUMMING HOME THE MESSAGE

The Whitehouse High School drumline performs at Stanton-Smith Elementary as part of Red Ribbon Week. The drumline visited all WISD elementary campuses, culminating a week of activities reinforcing the “just say no to drugs” message. More...

Whitehouse Air Force veteran proud to have served

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

In 1949, the first Volkswagon Beetle was sold in the United States, RCA perfected a system for broadcasting color television, 45 rpm discs were introduced and Ed Coggeshall joined the Air Force. More...

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Community

Slide tray carousels need new identity

Living Out Loud

“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...

Exchange students visit Rotary Club

Troup’s Rotar y Club played host to two international exchange students attending Troup High School. The girls are living with Jean Howard. “It’s been a long time since I’ve had teenagers,” Howard said. More...

Mother Earth needs helping hands

Volunteers making all the difference in the world

Camp Tyler Foundation is gearing up for the 4th Annual East Texas Earth Day Celebration and they need your help. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities Henry M. Bell Masonic Lodge to meet Henry Marsh Bell Masonic Lodge #1371 will meet Monday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall. All Masonic Brothers are welcome to attend. More...

Sports

Cats dominate Nacogdoches, 42-14

Whitehouse kept its playoff hopes alive last Friday night with a dominating 42- 14 win over Nacogdoches at Wildcat Stadium. The victory sets up a must-win situation tomorrow night as the Cats travel to Henderson to take on the Lions. More...

Ladycats down Texas High, 3-0

The momentum from Saturday’s showdown with Lindale carried over Tuesday night as Whitehouse asserted itself early, taking game one over Texas High 25-8. More...

Troup advances to face White Oak

Troup improved on last year’s playoff performance, advancing over bi-district opponent Marlin Tuesday in four games. Playing at Fairfield, the Lady Tigers claimed the first two games, 25-21, 25-23, and then dropped game three, 18-25. More...

Cell phone users subject to fines in school zones

Signs are going up in Troup this week, designating areas of no cell phone usage in school zones. More...

Local parades seeking entrants

The communities of Troup and Whitehouse are preparing for their annual holiday activities. In Troup, the Christmas parade is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 3 with a 6 p.m. start. More...

Special council meeting Nov. 12

The Whitehouse City Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss preferred criteria for a city manager and to begin advertising for that position. More...

News

Whitehouse Police Beat

During the period of Sunday, Oct. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 31, the Whitehouse Police Department responded to 125 calls and made six arrests. +++ On Sunday, Oct. More...

Police seek info on aggravated assault

Whitehouse Police are seeking information about an aggravated assault that occurred on Oct. 29. According to Det. More...

Troup PD issues warrants, fines

The Troup Police Department has issued warrants/ fines for the following individuals. Robert Colwell, white male, DOB June 18, 1985. Charges: public intoxication, $453.70; failure to appear, $390. More...

School News

TISD lists first nine-weeks honor rolls

ALL A STUDENTS More...

Photos

Students at Brown and Stanton-Smith elementaries enjoy a visit from the drumline. More...

Stanton-Smith receives $3,000 donation

In recognition of Esther Yeager and the PTO officers and volunteers of Stanton-Smith Elementary School in Whitehouse, a donation of nearly $3,000 has been given to the campus for the purchase of two interactive SmartBoards for use in the classrooms. More...

Obituaries

Rolen Louis Bailey

Services for Rolen Louis Bailey of the Gould community near Troup, were held Nov. 1 in the Cottle Funeral Home Chapel, Troup, with the Revs. Gary Sparks and the Rev. Dr. Ron Klingsick officiating. Burial was in the Bullard Cemetery. Mr. More...

Johnny “Big Daddy” Medford

Services for Johnny “Big Daddy” Medford, 83, of Troup were held Nov. 1 at Mary Memorial COGIC with the Rev. Willie Lacy Jr. officiating. Burial was in Community Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. More...

Thaine A. Hurst

Services for Thaine A. Hurst, 94, of Tyler were held Nov. 2 at Lloyd James Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bob Wallace officiating. Burial followed at Cathedral in the Pines. Mr. Hurst passed away Oct. 29, 2009 in Tyler. He was born on Sept. More...

Social

GOOD FOR YOU

The Cassady family of Whitehouse continues the family tradition of sharing their arts and crafts talents in the East Texas State Fair. More...

OAKBROOK OUTING

The Red Hat Society at Oakbrook Health Care Facility in Whitehouse recently spent its monthly outing at Tiger Country Cafe in Troup. More...

Troup Banking Center Saturday

Troup Banking Center Saturday hosted its second Halloween Costume Contest. Branch Manager Bill Lacy and employees dressed in costume and welcomed a large crowd. More...