Food For Families drive a success

Editor: Shannon Cottongame and Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 24, 2021 Collections for this year's Food for Families Drive were strong locally, and by the end of the day Friday, November 19, the Lake Whitney Ministerial Alliance (LWMA) had exceeded its goal of 65,000 pounds of food with a total of 65,030 pounds collected. Individuals and … Continue reading Food For Families drive a success

Aquilla native serving in U.S. Navy’s ‘Silent Service’

Mass Communication Specialist 1st class Amanda Rae Moreno, Navy office of Community Outreach November 24, 2021 An Aquilla, Texas, native is stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, homeport to all East Coast ballistic-missile and guided-missile submarines. Seaman Connor McCurdy, a 2020 Aquilla Independent School District graduate, joined the Navy this year. “Serving in the … Continue reading Aquilla native serving in U.S. Navy’s ‘Silent Service’

17-year-old Aquilla student has “big dreams in a small town”

Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 10, 2021 The little girl who grew up hot gluing clothing together to make dresses and filming home movies with her little sister had a passion for fashion, modeling and acting that continued over the years. Little did she know, that passion would lead her to attend New York Fashion Week … Continue reading 17-year-old Aquilla student has “big dreams in a small town”