June 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

Loving hands of Felicia Emmel molding futures

Felicia Emmel came to Troup ISD Child Care the first year the doors opened up to the children of the area. She brought with her several years of experience and her love for children has continued to grow through the years there. More...

Special Sections

Community

Honors presented at Whitehouse High School 2014 FFA banquet

Approximately 200 members and guests, including Mr. Campbell, Mr. Dupree, Mr. O’Bannon and Mrs. Jamison, were present for the May 20 Whitehouse FFA banquet. More...

Summer activities to start off hot at Troup library June 12

The first group of activities ready to kick off the summer at the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library begins on Thursday, June 12. Don Summers, with On Site Safety, is offering the first of two classes. More...

Quilters to meet Thursday, June 12

The Quilters Guild of East Texas will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, June 12 at First Baptist Church, South Campus, 17002 Highway 69 South. More...

Inside

Living Out Loud

The wonderful world of words

“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...

Life Narrated

Father’s Day

For me, it is the smell of motor oil and greasy shop rags. Or the sound of a fire truck’s siren as it speeds by. Or maybe it is picking out fresh produce from a farmer’s market. All of these things remind me of my dad. More...

The Idle American

Changes at the top

In the season when pomp is exceeded only by circumstance, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute got a “double dose” of flowing robe formality with the inauguration of a new president, followed a few weeks later by commencement exercises. More...

Sports

Wildcat Camp thriving at Whitehouse

Two years ago, about 10 student athletes met for Wildcat Camp. Roughly 300 attended the 2014 camp hosted by Whitehouse coaches. More...

Whitehouse 7-on-7 face area team in tournaments

The Whitehouse Wildcats Varsity 7-on-7 team competed in Lindale on Monday, June 2, in the first game of a four series round of play. They first faced off with Robert E. Lee High School and they defeated the Red Raiders 35-28 in a hard-fought battle. More...

Blackburn honored on All-East Texas soccer team

Whitehouse senior Travis Blackburn was named to the First Team of the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com 2014 All-East Texas Boys Soccer Team. Blackburn scored 20 goals and recorded a dozen assists during the season. More...

Hunger takes no summer vacation

Hunger is a year-round problem in our communities. While the donations of money and non-perishable foods seem to pour in during the holidays, the thought of summer donations takes a back seat to vacations. There is no vacation to hunger. More...

Whitehouse plans big bang for Independence weekend

Lots of food, fun and fireworks are set for Independence in the Park on Saturday, July 5. More...

News

Troup beauty —

Troup citizens gathered for a downtown beautification project Saturday, planting rose bushes donated by Joe Tew of Tyler Rose Nursery. More...

VFW program honored lives lost

VFW Post 1799 had their yearly Memorial Day program on May 26. Don Gillespie, Commander, led the Pledge of Allegiance and Dale Mark, Quartermaster, presented the program. More...

Block party —

First Baptist Church of Whitehouse will hold their annual Block Party, 6-8 p.m., Friday, June 13, on the front lawn of the church. More...

School News

Troup super students —

Kindergarten and First Grade, back row - Shane Jasper, Jakob Hardy, Connor McCartney, Danny Weisinger; and front row - Maddi Yates, Mason Weese, Braidon Hutchison and Nathaniel Dowdy. More...

Troup Elementary lists students with perfect attendance for Fourth Nine Weeks

Troup Elementary Fourth Nine Weeks Perfect Attendance included: Pre-K and Headstart - Ciara Argetsinger, Kalia Johnson, JaCaevyn Austin, Falan Byrne, Kambrie Goodwyn, Reagan Hart, Vi’Ola McDaniel Frazier, Ray Payne, Julian Salgado, Ana Salinas More...

Troup Elementary lists students with perfect attendance for entire school year

Troup Elementary listed students who had Perfect Attendance for the 2013-2014 school year. The students were: Pre-K and Headstart - Kalia Ashworth ,Falan Byrne, Juliann Salgado and Bryanne Williams. More...

Bulletin

BULLETIN BOARD

Community Activities TASCA Thursday morning dance More...

Obituaries

Larry D. Edwards

With deep and profound sadness the family of Larry D. Edwards of Whitehouse regrets to inform that he was killed in a wreck in which the other driver was arrested for intoxication manslaughter on Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Hutto. More...

Mike Jordan

Funeral services for Mike Jordan, 61 of Troup were held Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Cottle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Steven Oakes officiating, under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup. Mr. Jordan died Wednesday, June 4 in Tyler. More...

Church News

Local Church Directory

Assembly of God Cornerstone Church of the Assemblies of God 9107 Paluxy, Tyler 903-561-2086 First Assembly of God Whitehouse 502 HWY 110 S903-839-2356 More...