June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Picture Perfect

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a book coming out about Whitehouse should be priceless. With a little help from generous townspeople, the book surely will be. More...

CHAMBER NOTES

SummerFest at City Park is just around the corner! The free event will be at Whitehouse City Park and kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 2, with a washerthrowing tournament. More...

Chamber Reverse Raffle tickets on sale

The Whitehouse Area Chamber of Commerce has a new Chamber event to introduce. It is call a reverse raffle. The event is set to take place along with an auction and dinner to be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 beginning at 5:30 p.m. More...

Veterans celebrate Flag Day

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1799 recently held a Flag Day event. More...

TYA registration slated

The Troup Youth Association will hold their annual sign up day for tackle football, flag football and cheerleaders on Saturday, June 25, 10-2 at the Troup ball fields. Kids going into Kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible. More...

Helping hands make garden and minds grow

Region 7 invests in Outdoor Learning Environment

Region 7 Education Service Center invested in equipment last year for an Outdoor Learning Environment for Head Start classes at Higgins Elementary in Whitehouse. More...

Masons bestow highest honor on Culpepper

Amy Culpepper is the recipient of the Masons’ Community Builder Award for her work in establishing the Higgins/FBC BackPack Club to feed students who are hungry over the weekend. More...

2011 YesterYear celebrates ‘Remember When’

The Whitehouse 2011 YesterYear Coronation, Ball and Review were Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, at Whitehouse High School. More...

Troup UMC, AgriLife to host Rally For Life

Troup’s First United Methodist Church and AgriLIFE Extension will host an evening of fun and information for adult ladies. Come and learn more about early detection of breast and cervical cancer on Friday, July 8, 2-4 p.m. at 202 E. Duval St. More...

Carr receives Jamison, Allen Memorial Scholarship

The East Texas Athletic Trainers’ Association held its Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club in Bullard. More...

Bob Bowman’s East Texas

Science Hill

Sitting atop a scenic hilltop in southwestern Henderson County, Science Hill lasted only a few decades, but its reputation as a center of education is wellremembered by descendants of its founders and builders. More...

Hams hold demo day

When all else fails, hams are ready, willing and able. More...

Chamber awards —

Karen’s Health Foods was chosen as June’s Business of the Month by the Whitehouse Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Gulley is new Smith County Extension Agent

The Smith County Commissioners Court appointed Chad Gulley of Nacogdoches as Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s County Extension Agent-Agriculture/ Natural Resources for Smith County effective July 1. More...

Four generations —

Four generations of Tomlins graduated from Whitehouse High School, including, front row (l to r), Hunter Eugene Tomlin, Class of 1941 (about 25 graduates); and David Eugene Tomlin, Class of 1966 (52 More...

Grand opening —

Car Quest Auto Parts officially opened with a Grand Opening Saturday, June 18. More...

Season tickets go on sale

Whitehouse High School Football season tickets will go on sale in the Athletic Office Aug, 1-26. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Credibility of the Community Advocates for Troup Teachers was questioned during the June 13 TISD Board meeting. More...

KWB to launch new litter prevention campaign June 25

Litterers beware! Today Keep Whitehouse Beautiful (KWB) is launching a new litter prevention education campaign that calls attention to the inappropriate act of littering, and the thoughtlessness of offenders. More...

ADOPT A PET

HUMANE SOCIETY OF EAST TEXAS

Roscoe is a 2-year-old male basset hound mix. Roscoe is gentle and very laid back and would be a wonderful compliment to any family, especially a family with children. He walks on a leash and plays well with other dogs. More...

Troup Library award —

Shannon Chilton of Arp Junior High won first place in the overall composition competition recently held at the Troup library. She received a trophy and a $50 savings bond. More...

2011 YesterYear celebrates ‘Remember When’

Courtesy Photo/Lannette Burlingame More...