March for Meals is an annual awareness campaign of Meals on Wheels in which city officials work with regular ministry volunteers for a day delivering meals to home-bound seniors. This year Meals on Wheels organizations across East Texas celebrated March for Meals on Thursday, March 15.
The city council of Troup authorized Mayor Joe Carlyle to sign a proclamation declaring May as Motorcycle Awareness month for the City of Troup. Many riders, all members of the Region 9 Confederation of Clubs [COC], were present as the proclamation was approved and signed at the Monday, March 19, city council meeting. The proclamation by Troup states in part, “it is the responsibility of all who put themselves behind the wheel, to become aware of motorcyclists, regarding them with the same respect as any other vehicle traveling the highways of this county.”
The University of Arkansas at Monticello has awarded a Leadership Scholarship to Mahayla Mitchell of Whitehouse, according to Tyler Harrison, Scholarship Coordinator at UAM. The Leadership Scholarship is a $1,000 per year award divided equally over two semesters that covers tuition and fees and is awarded for a maximum of eight semesters, excluding summer terms.