Chamber welcomes The Lazy Llama

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 27, 2022 The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Lazy Llama Coffee & Treats. Pictured are owners Tiffany Basham and Michael Fields, Assistant Manager Laci Brown and family and baristas Maegan Saylor and Joannah Andis. Representing the chamber were Charles and Terry Boyer, Jean Dunn … Continue reading Chamber welcomes The Lazy Llama

Whitney High School athletes compete in district track meet

April 13, 2022 The Whitney High School track teams competed at the 2022 District 17-3A track meet in McGregor last week, and several athletes will be heading to area. The boys 4x100m relay team of Kyler Cryns, Orrin Green, Jordan Johnson and Marcus Wilson will advance. Orrin Green also qualified in the 100m, 200m and … Continue reading Whitney High School athletes compete in district track meet

Commissioners approve communications upgrade

Editor: Shannon Cottongame March 2, 2022 The Hill County Commissioners Court moved forward with a plan to upgrade the county’s communications systems for first responders at a meeting held Tuesday, February 22. Last month, the court and representatives from several area Hill County law enforcement agencies and fire departments heard a presentation from Dailey-Wells Communications … Continue reading Commissioners approve communications upgrade

2022 Primary Election Results

Hill County Results Only - All Results Unofficial Until Canvassed ** Indicates Projected Statewide Winner See Bosque County Elections for Bosque County election results U.S. Representative, District 6 James Buford -  916/ 23.81% Jake Ellzey - 2,292/ 59.58%** Bill Payne -  639/ 16.61% Governor Don Huffines - 498/ 11.61% Chad Prather - 240/ 5.59% Paul Belew - 14/ 0.33% Greg Abbott … Continue reading 2022 Primary Election Results

CSCD program benefits local food banks

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 5, 2022 The Hill County Community Supervision and Corrections Department has presented $1,574 in gift cards to the Hillsboro Interfaith Ministries (HIM) local food pantry and Our Daily Bread Food Bank in Whitney during the year 2021. The Community Supervision and Corrections Department in Hillsboro coordinates the program in conjunction with … Continue reading CSCD program benefits local food banks

October marks Women’s Small Business Month

Reporter: Ellie Mahan October 13, 2021 October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a time to advocate for gender equality in the workforce in general and a time to support our local businesswomen who have worked hard to make a name for themselves in our small town. A study by The Women’s Bureau of the … Continue reading October marks Women’s Small Business Month

Unemployment rates in Hill, Bosque counties fell in August

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 29, 2021 The local unemployment rate continued to fall when August data was released for Hill County, dropping to 4.8 percent from July's rate of 5.5 percent. The August rate is also down from the 5.5 percent rate in August 2020 but above the pre-pandemic rate of 3.5 percent in August … Continue reading Unemployment rates in Hill, Bosque counties fell in August

Court Appointed Special Advocates sworn in

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 22, 2021 Hill County Court At Law Judge Matt Crain swore in new Court Appointed Special Advocates Friday, September 10, to serve local children through CASA of Hill County. Pictured are Leslie Hanson, Amy Allen, Kim Quiram and Kim Saffold with Judge Crain. CASA volunteers are everyday people who are appointed … Continue reading Court Appointed Special Advocates sworn in

Taxes must be collected on vacation rentals

Editor: Shannon Cottongame July 21, 2021 Hill County officials are reminding those who rent rooms or homes to guests that they are required to collect state hotel occupancy taxes. Hotel owners, operators or managers must collect state hotel occupancy tax from their guests who rent a room or space in a hotel costing $15 or … Continue reading Taxes must be collected on vacation rentals

Marcia Ball coming to Bosque Arts

Austin rhythm and blues legend Marcia Ball will perform with her band at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton Saturday, July 10. Visit http://www.BosqueArtsCenter.org or call 254-675-3724 for details. The Bosque Arts Center in Clifton will welcome legendary rhythm and blues pianist Marcia Ball and her band Saturday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Often compared … Continue reading Marcia Ball coming to Bosque Arts