July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Countywide clean-up slated July 26-31

The Smith County Wide Clean-Up will kick off on July 26 and continue through July 31. The County Clean-up event is an opportunity for residents of Smith County to bring trash and bulky items to the Greenwood Farms Landfill for free. More...

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Community

Living Out Loud

Birthdays: A real reason to celebrate

“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...

Bob Bowman’s East Texas

Landing a B-17

If readers of this column ever stop calling or writing me about East Texas history, I suppose someone will have to put me out to pasture. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor: Thank you for your article in the July 15, 2010 edition of the Tri County Leader regarding the Troup ISD Board meeting as it related to football injuries. More...

Sports

Whitehouse’s Javier Neal attends Kobe Bryant camp

Javier Neal brought home a championship trophy from his time at the Kobe Bryant basketball camp in Santa Barbara, Calif. More...

Lady Tigers host successful camp

The future of Lady Tiger basketball looks good, according to Coach Tony Harris who conducted a five-day camp for incoming seventh through ninth grade girls last week. More...

Rattlers advance to state

The Troup Youth Association hosted the Texas Teenage Boy’s Sr. Midget District Tournament July 12- 16. More...

City to crack down on code enforcement

The City of Whitehouse is on “lawn patrol” and warns that a new code enforcement officer will be taking a proactive approach to issuing warnings for overgrown and unsightly yards. More...

Commissioners review jail plan for public comment

Smith County Commissioners Court was standing room only Tuesday afternoon as Commissioner Jeff Warr unveiled a $33 million jail plan to address the county’s jail overcrowding issue. More...

Troup stadium momument proposal gets green light

A monument at Tiger Stadium that honors fallen military heroes is one step closer to reality after a recent meeting between Troup ISD superintendent Dr. Marvin Beaty, school board president Joe Paul McElroy and longtime Troup citizen W.D. More...

WISD resolves personnel complaint

The first of two executive sessions ended with the board affirming a decision rendered by the Whitehouse High School administration. “The decision can be appealed to a district court,” Superintendent Daniel DuPree said. More...

News

Whitehouse Police Beat

During the period from Sunday, July 11 to Saturday, July 17, the Whitehouse Police Department responded to 119 calls and made 10 arrests. On Sunday, July 11 officers responded to 19 calls including: TRAFFIC DETENTION, 13000 Block Hwy. More...

WHITEHOUSE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RIBBON CUTTING

The Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ribbon cutting of Cravings on Tuesday. More...

Constable’s office lists local warrants

The Smith County Constable’s Office, Pct. 3, is trying to locate the following individuals. If you have any information, call Capt. Donn Rust at 903-842-2664. All information will be confidential. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities

Parkinsonians of East Texas meeting Parkinsonians of East Texas will meet Thursday, July 22 at 12 p.m. in the Meadows Conference room at Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler. This will be a group discussion of Parkinson Disease. More...

Obituaries

Hazel Rasberry

Services for Mrs. Hazel Rasberry, 91, of Whitehouse were held July 8, 2010 at Mount Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Portwood officiating. Her final rest is beside her husband at Walnut Grove Cemetery. More...

Church News

CHURCH DIRECTORY

This area church directory is made possible by these businesses that encourage us to attend worship services. More...