The newest member to the Troup Independent School District Board of Trustees was introduced Monday, June 11, at the board meeting. Superintendent Tammy Jones formally introduced Joe Morris and welcomed him to the board. Students in the first- and second-grades involved in the reading acceleration program had the opportunity to display their improved skills as they read to TISD trustees.
The Whitehouse Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the selection of William Ripley as principal of Whitehouse Junior High School and Laurie Blain as Cain Elementary principal during the meeting Monday, June 11.
Mustard Seed Ministries volunteers picked up two truck and trailer loads of surplus computer equipment donated by Smith County last week. On Tuesday, May 29, the Smith County Commissioners Court approved the county’s donation to the nonprofit organization that refurbishes computer equipment for local school children.
A 2015 Whitehouse High School graduate and Whitehouse native is currently serving with a U.S. Navy strike fighter squadron which flies one of the world’s most advanced warplanes.
Members of the First Baptist Church of Troup took community children on a Shipwrecked vacation Bible school adventure beginning Sunday, June 3, and ending Wednesday, June 6. The church taught students four years old through sixth grade that Jesus rescues you from loneliness, worry, struggles, when you do wrong and when you feel powerless.