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Community Activities

CCGS to host seminar

The Cherokee County Genealogical Society, in cooperation with the Rusk Public Library, will host a genealogical seminar from 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Registration is $15 per person and includes morning snacks and a buffet sandwich lunch. The topic is “Twenty-first century genealogy DNA and WWII.” 

To reserve a seat for the program send e-mail to ccgs@suddenlink.net or call CCGS President Gordon Bennett at 903-586-0135 by Friday, March 2, if possible.


Republic Services in Whitehouse picks up recycling on Wednesday. Recyclable items include paper, newspaper, cardboard, plastic, aluminum cans and tin cans. 

Troup has a self-service recycling receptacle. The Allied Waste Recycling bin is located at the corner of W. Bradford and N. Georgia.

Jam session and sing along

Jam session and sing along runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. each Friday. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Acoustic instruments only. Music includes Country, Bluegrass and Gospel. TASCA members are free. Guests are $1 each. TASCA is located at 10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd), in Whitehouse. 

American Legion weekly events

American Legion in Troup at 301 Magnolia has pool tournaments beginning at 7 p.m. each Wednesday night. 

Senior Activities

AARP Driver Safety Class

An AARP Driver Safety class will be held at Green Acres Baptist Church, 1607 Troup Highway, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7. The class is open to all with a valid driver’s license but is geared to participants over 50. After completion of the class, you may be eligible for a discount on your automobile insurance premium. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks should be made payable to AARP.

We are also looking for volunteer instructors. Contact Harry H. Rayner at hhraynersr@gmail.com, or call (903) 768-2032 for information or to register.


The Tyler Area Senor Citizens Association is open to the public, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. TASCA’s schedule includes the following events: 

Thursday, March 1: Line dance, 9 a.m., Pinochle, 9 a.m.; 42 group (straight), 12 p.m.; Hand and Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 12:30; Beginner bridge, 1 p.m., Open Mic, 7-9 p.m.

Friday, March 2: Coffee social group; 9:30 a.m., Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; Practice bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Sing along/jamming, 1:30 p.m. 

Saturday, March 3: Country and Western dance featuring Ben Lowery and Texas Express, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is $6 per person.

Monday, March 5: Coffee social group, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 12 p.m.; Mah Jongg, 1 p.m.

 Tuesday, March 6: “84” group, 8:45 a.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 11 a.m.; Beginner bridge, 10 a.m.; Bridge, 12:00 p.m.; Joker and Hand & Foot, 12:30 p.m.; Mexican train, 5:45 p.m.; Ballroom dance lessons, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, March 7: Fitness exercise with Certified Instructor for Older Adults, 9:30 a.m.; 42 group, 9:30 a.m.; Writing workshop, 12-2 p.m.; Bridge, 12-4 p.m. 

The TASCA activity center is located at 10495 CR 2167 in Whitehouse. For more information on TASCA events or activities call (903) 871-3217 or email info@tasca.org.