Garden Club holds work day in honor of beloved member

November 2, 2022 The Lake Whitney Garden Club cleaned up Memorial Garden in downtown Whitney from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, October 27, to honor one of its beloved members, Pat Huffman, who recently passed away. An influential member of both the Master Gardeners of Hill County and the Lake Whitney Garden Club, Huffman … Continue reading Garden Club holds work day in honor of beloved member

View the October 26, 2022 issue

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Whitney marks 100 years of historic bench site

Reporter: Ellie Mahan August 4, 2022 Sisters (l to r) Debbie Rose Money and Jennifer Rose Ryan marked the 100th anniversary of Whitney's historic bench site Saturday. The sisters are great-granddaughters of Tom Rose, who was known as dean of the "bench sitters." Displayed next to them are photos that were published in Life Magazine. … Continue reading Whitney marks 100 years of historic bench site

Independence Day Celebration Saturday

A Whitney Independence Day celebration is set for Saturday, July 2. A “Celebrate Heroes” parade will start at 10 a.m. downtown, followed by downtown festivities beginning at 11 a.m. After the parade, there will be water slides and inflatables, a DJ, live music and a pie eating contest. There will also be face paintings, a … Continue reading Independence Day Celebration Saturday

Local filmmakers attend meet and greet

Reporter: Ellie Mahan June 22, 2022 Pictured (l to r) Will Boothman, who is from Whitney, Mitch Berntson of Hillsboro, George Meyers of Hillsboro and Producer/Writer/Actor JJ Perez met at a showing of their films held Friday evening, June 17. The Indie Short Film Festival in downtown Whitney was the second installment of Juniper Cove … Continue reading Local filmmakers attend meet and greet

Flags out for America until Labor Day

Reporter: Ellie Mahan June 16, 2022 As a show of unity in the Whitney community, the Whitney Business Alliance is joining with the City of Whitney and the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce to encourage residents and business owners to display American flags outside of their homes or businesses until Labor Day. The flags are … Continue reading Flags out for America until Labor Day

Garden Club works to beautify Whitney

Reporter: Ellie Mahan May 19, 2022 Debbie King, Master Gardener of four years, traveled from New Braunfels to present a program on the care and feeding of perennials at the Lake Whitney Garden Club meeting, Thursday, May 12. Perennials are plants that live more than two years. A few perennials native to Central Texas include: … Continue reading Garden Club works to beautify Whitney

Peoples Bank holds ribbon cutting

Editor: Shannon Cottongame May 12, 2022 Local residents and representatives of the Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce joined Peoples Bank in a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration Friday, May 6. Renovations on the building at 307 North Brazos Street were recently completed, and offices were moved to their permanent home from the temporary location on … Continue reading Peoples Bank holds ribbon cutting

LW Chamber welcomes The Hall Closet

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 6, 2022 Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Hall Closet, located at 120 West Washington Avenue in downtown Whitney. The Hall Closet is a resale store offering clothing, home decor, furniture, purses, shoes and jewelry. Pictured is owner Kim Clark Hall with Kathleen Taylor, Stacey … Continue reading LW Chamber welcomes The Hall Closet

Veterans Pardners receives grant

Reporter: Ellie Mahan December 15, 2021 Assistant Manager of Bellmead Home Depot presented Ricky White with Veterans Pardners a $1,000 check Tuesday, November 30. White expressed gratitude to the people of Home Depot for their generosity. Veterans Pardners has been located at 111 North Colorado Street for about four years and is dedicated to providing … Continue reading Veterans Pardners receives grant

Downtown Christmas parade, tree lighting set for Saturday

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 1, 2021 Whitney’s annual Christmas parade and downtown tree lighting is set for Saturday, December 4, starting at 6 p.m. Parade lineup will begin at 5 p.m. on San Jacinto Street near Whitney Intermediate School. The procession will take a left onto Washington Avenue, a left onto Colorado Street and then … Continue reading Downtown Christmas parade, tree lighting set for Saturday

Shop Small Campaign Launched Locally

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 1, 2021 sdfsd The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce, Whitney Business Alliance and business owners teamed up to observe Small Business Saturday November 27 and encourage the community to shop locally this holiday season. In addition to bringing awareness to the products that local businesses have to offer the community, this … Continue reading Shop Small Campaign Launched Locally

Boo with the Red & Blue

Long lines of superheroes, princesses and other characters filled the streets of downtown Whitney Friday, October 29, as the city hosted the annual "Boo with the Red and Blue" Halloween event. Children enjoyed free hot dogs courtesy of the event's sponsors, along with candy passed out by area businesses and organizations. They also visited with … Continue reading Boo with the Red & Blue

Pioneer Days Festival set for this Saturday downtown

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 29, 2021 The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce will present the 46th annual Pioneer Days festival Saturday, October 2, and the annual carnival will get underway Thursday evening and continue through the event. Carnival games and rides will operate in the downtown area from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday … Continue reading Pioneer Days Festival set for this Saturday downtown

Whitney businesses unite in effort to promote community

Reporter: Ellie Mahan July 28, 2021 The Whitney Business Alliance chooses a different business as its meeting location each month, with the owner providing a tour of their location. The alliance's last meeting was Thursday, July 22, at Buckshot Rustic Furniture and Gifts. The attendees pictured above are Jason Ince, Gordon Rogers, Terry Boyer, Charles … Continue reading Whitney businesses unite in effort to promote community