Parent meeting set at WHS

Whitney High School counselors will conduct a meeting Thursday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for all parents of incoming freshmen. Parents of current eighth graders are asked to attend for a review and discussion of House Bill 5 graduation plans, requirements and endorsements.

WHS athletic physicals set

Whitney High School will offer athletic physicals Thursday, April 13, between 6 and 7:30 p.m. at the high school. Cost will be $15. Any incoming seventh, ninth or 11th grade students in athletics must have a physical. Call the athletic department at 254-694-7510 for more information.

Prayer meeting planned locally

“Let Us Pray,” a community-wide prayer gathering, will be held in downtown Whitney Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until noon. In the event of inclement weather, it will be moved to Country Club Retirement Community, located at 4773 Farm Road 933 in Whitney.

Aquilla ISD to hold meeting

Aquilla Independent School District will hold a public hearing to consider becoming a “District of Innovation” Monday, April 17, at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Aquilla ISD library.

Cemetery clean up day planned

Blanton Cemetery will hold a clean-up day Saturday, April 22, at 9 a.m. Participants should bring their own tools, food and drinks. Donations to the organization are tax deductible. For more information, call 254-874-5614.

KISD to host food pantry

Kopperl ISD hosts a food pantry offering fresh produce and other groceries once a month for students, their families and the community. The food is distributed from 2 to 4 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. The next distribution will take place on Wednesday, April 12, at the Kopperl Volunteer Fire Department. The Tarrant Area Food Bank makes the food pantry possible.

Easter egg hunt offered locally

First Baptist Church of Whitney will host an Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m. Families with toddlers and children up to the fifth grade are invited to attend. Check First Baptist’s Facebook page for more information and updates regarding changes due to weather.

Library taking paver orders

Operation Greater Love has representatives available at the Lake Whitney Public Library on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. to assist with online ordering of pavers to be placed in the Whitney Veterans Memorial Park. Volunteers will be available to take orders through April. The library is located at 602 East Jefferson Street in downtown Whitney.