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Single vehicle wreck results in one fatality

4 days ago

Texas State Troopers responded to a one vehicle crash on F.M. 346 at CR 2137 early Sunday morning. The wreck occurred on F.M. 346 in Smith County, two miles east of Whitehouse.

Whitehouse couple guilty of child sexual assault

4 days ago

Johnny and Angela Crocker, whose last known address was in Whitehouse, were convicted and sentenced on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child. After they both plead guilty to charges, Johnny Crocker, 57, was sentenced to 50 years after pleading to four charges and Angela, 42, will serve 40 years for two charges of aggravated sexual assault. She was also sentenced to 20 years for tampering with physical according to Smith County judicial records.

Small town — large hearts

4 days ago

Just shy of three weeks. That’s how long I will have been the news reporter at Tri County Leader by the time this comes out in print. Patricia Dillon, who was ever so briefly editor, moved on to the big city. Though from Houston, I prefer the small towns and communities where I have spent nearly all my adult life.

Whitehouse FFA hosts ‘Back to School Bash’

4 days ago

The “Back to School Bash” for agricultural students was held Friday, Aug. 25. The students met on campus at the red barn across from the high school to hold “Ag Olympics.”

Wildcat Event Schedule

4 days ago

• Thursday, Sept. 21 – Dress up theme, hallway theme day, 4:00/5:30/7:00 p.m. 9th B, 9th A, JV football vs. Sulphur Springs at Sulphur Springs; 6:00 p.m. UIL academics parent meeting in WHS cafeteria

    • John Stanton: His legacy lives on

      Wednesday, August 2

      In July, nearly 200 former Stanton School students, friends and family gathered to celebrate the 13th All School Reunion. While the doors were closed in 1969 with the integration mandate, the memories of this school, the educators and its namesake live on.  John Stanton, the son of the late Josephus and Fannie, was born March 18, 1878 in Crockett. Later he moved to Bullard, settling in the New Hope Community.