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The Whitehouse Community Library’s 2018 summer reading program ,“Libraries Rock,” came to a close Saturday, Aug. 4. To celebrate participants’ success, the library hosted a party complete with face painting, a build your own sundae bar, and grand prize drawings. “As three o’clock drew near, patrons flocked to the library to return their reading logs just in the nick of time. As they were told, their completed reading log is the golden ticket to a possible grand prize,” Meghan Grudza, library director, described the event. more
Beginning next week, the Bullard Banner News and the Tri County Leader newspapers, owned by Bluebonnet Publishing, LLC., will be merged into a single publication. “An old newspaper guy once said, ‘a newspaper’s first responsibility to its readers is to stay in business,’” said Bill Woodall, publisher. “For that to happen, we need the efficiencies that come from a single press run, from making all our deliveries on one day. Rather than close one or both of the papers, we’ve decided to consolidate.” more
The Troup Boxing Gym hosted the Lucky Vascocu Memorial Tournament Saturday, July 28. The tournament was named for long-time boxing coach Edward “Lucky” Vascocu, who died in 2005. There were 20 bouts in each class and the winner received a championship belt. The tournament was sanctioned by USA Boxing. more
The Arp Police Department received an emergency call approximately 12:10 a.m. Friday, July 27, which indicated a two-year-old was missing along with his grandfather, according to a statement on the APD Facebook page. more
No one understands the pain and sorrow a parent experiences at the death of a child unless it is another parent who has also experienced such a loss. Even still, grief is a process that each individual experiences differently. more
The National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC), a program of etiquette, character education and social dance training for middle school students, has announced plans to reestablish its national program in Smith County. more
“Mining Obituaries for Ancestors,” or reading obituaries, will be the topic of speaker Sandra Crowley at the East Texas Genealogical Society meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Crowley is a genealogist, author and lecturer who grew up attending family reunions and developed a natural curiosity about her family history. more
The Texas Department of Transportation is planning to conduct the following construction and maintenance work throughout the district. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones. Summer seal coat operations continue in the Tyler District. Motorists should expect lane closures and delays during this work to seal and protect roadways from water, and provide a longer life cycle. Because the time to complete work on each roadway is estimated, these schedules are subject to change. more
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