Area sales tax revenueremains strong in May

Editor: Shannon Cottongame May 18, 2022 Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced recently that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $1.2 billion in local sales tax allocations for May, 11.8 percent more than in May 2021. Hill County's May allocation came to $346,690.95, up about 14 percent compared to last … Continue reading Area sales tax revenueremains strong in May

Sales tax revenue stillstrong in city, county

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 13, 2022 Sales tax figures released by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week indicate that revenue is up considerably in Hill County and remains strong in both the City of Whitney and Bosque County compared to last year's revenue. Hegar announced that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special … Continue reading Sales tax revenue stillstrong in city, county

Whitney sales tax proceeds up 25 percent this month

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 16, 2022 Sales tax revenue continues to look good locally, with the City of Whitney's February payment up 25 percent and Hill County's allocation up 27 percent from the same time last year. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced last week that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose … Continue reading Whitney sales tax proceeds up 25 percent this month

Filing opens for May’s city, school elections

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 19, 2022 The candidate filing period for May city and school elections will open Wednesday, January 19, and continue through Friday, February 18. The election date will be Saturday, May 7, with early voting beginning April 25. The City of Whitney has three council positions available. The two-year terms are currently … Continue reading Filing opens for May’s city, school elections

Christmas spirit comes to downtown Whitney

The City of Whitney got into the Christmas spirit with a parade followed by the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree Saturday night, December 4. Pictured above, Mayor Brad Slaten, introduced by City Administrator/Police Chief Chris Bentley, lit the tree. Following the tree lighting, holiday dance performances were provided by To The Pointe Dance Studio … Continue reading Christmas spirit comes to downtown Whitney

Wildcat bonfire and pep rally conducted

Editor: Shannon Cottongame October 27, 2021 The Whitney Wildcats and fans enjoyed a bonfire and pep rally Wednesday night, October 20, behind Cedar Creek Baptist Church. The event was inspired by students and organized and sponsored by the Whitney Athletic Booster Club, Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce, City of Whitney, Brookshire’s and Cedar Creek Baptist … Continue reading Wildcat bonfire and pep rally conducted