Lakeside VFD to hold fish fry
The Lakeside Village Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry Saturday, October 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lakeside Village Fire Hall/Community Center. Cost is $11 per adult and $5 for children under 10 years of age. Take out will be available. The Fire Hall/Community Center is located at 136 CR 1275, just east of the intersection of FM 56 and FM 927 next to the water tower.
Trick-or-treat set downtown
The City of Whitney will hold “Boo With the Red and Blue” Wednesday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. in downtown Whitney. Children are invited to come downtown dressed in their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating and free food and drinks while visiting with local police officers and firefighters.
Santa’s Angels apps available
Applications are now available for the Laguna Park Santa’s Angels program. The deadline to sign up for Christmas assistance is Thursday, November 1, and no applications will be taken after that date. To apply, leave a clear message and phone number by calling 254-622-2842.
Contest to be held at bank
Citizens State Bank of Whitney is holding a pumpkin carving contest. Entry forms are available at the bank, and pumpkins are due by Monday, October 29. Entry is free, and categories are pre-kindergarten through fourth grade, fifth through eighth grade and ninth through 12th grade. Winners will be announced Wednesday, October 31, and prizes will be awarded. Call 254-694-4477 for more information.
Democrats to meet Oct. 20
The Bosque County Democratic Club will meet Thursday, October 20, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at The Windmill Cafe, located at 1601 West 9th Street in Clifton. All interested parties are invited to attend.
MVFD haunted house planned
Morgan Volunteer Fire Department will host a haunted house Saturday, October 20, and Saturday, October 27, from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is an $8 donation to the fire department. For more information, call Morgan VFD at 254-635-2141 and leave a message.
Local ministry to hold meeting
The Joel 2:16 Company of A New Well Ministries, Inc., will gather for worship and prayer for the nation Tuesday, October 23, from 7-9 p.m. The meeting will be at 122 Tree Shadow Lane in Whitney. For information or directions, text or call Stephanie Williams at 254-266-0598.
Grief support group to meet
GriefShare, a weekly seminar and support group designed to help people rebuild their lives after the loss of a loved one, meets from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Whitney First Church of the Nazarene. Call Janie Satterwhite at 254-694-4717 or visit for more information.