Letters to the Editor
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In Regard to the Elections Integrity Commission The League of Women Voters on national, state and local levels works diligently to register, inform and encourage citizens to become active in our election process. The reliability and confidentiality of the system is critical. It is therefore deeply concerning to us that the new Elections Integrity Commission (EIC) has requested from Texas and other states, sensitive and personal voter information. more
Rock-a-bye roads There are too many of these rock-a-bye roads in our part of NE Texas. Very uneven, roads that roll every 10 feet, in some places, e.g. State Hwy 110 between Troup and New Summerfield. My mother, at 100, hated that road. She’d groan and yelp, as if in torture. more
The Whitehouse Food Pantry was able to provide turkeys, hams, canned goods, toys, filled Christmas stockings and smiles for so many of our families in need because of the generous and loving hearts of our community. We want to thank all of you who contributed so that we could make it happen. more
Dear Editor, A very important issue on the ballot is concerning the taxpayers of Whitehouse ISD. There are two propositions on the ballot that our local school board and administrators want you to support. They are asking you to vote for a $95 million school bond which includes a host of grandiose items such as a new Brown Elementary campus, to be built on 83 acres of land that they have already purchased in Tyler.  They also want to level the existing Jr. High campus, including the historic C.L. Nix gymnasium, and build a new one on top of the existing tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, which they are going to relocate to the High School. Along with these projects, they also want to construct a covered practice facility at the High School for only $5.5 million and have you pay, for 30 years, for a new HVAC system for the High School, something that any other business would have paid for out of budget. more
Perverse, self-serving interests were quite evident in recent Cherokee County Commissioner’s Court budget hearings. Because upset taxpayers attended court en mass, the original 10.8 percent salary … more
Dear Editor, On Aug. 6, 2016, I, my mother, my grandmother and my two aunts were planning on spending the day together and going to some thrift stores. We started out in Whitehouse and the first place we stopped was The Bargain Barn. more
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