Participants gearing up for this year’s Hill County Fair

Reporter: Ellie Mahan January 18, 2023 Events scheduled at Hillsboro fairgrounds next week… Young people throughout the county are preparing their livestock, creative arts and shop projects for next week’s Hill County Fair. The fair will get underway Sunday, January 22 and wrap up Saturday, January 28, at the fairgrounds in Hillsboro. The hard work … Continue reading Participants gearing up for this year’s Hill County Fair

Creative arts registration open for Hill County Fair

Fair volunteers, sponsors, vendors needed… Young people from Hill County showed off their submissions in the categories of home-baked foods, crafts, art, photography and textiles at last year's fair, including these pre-k through first grade entries. Registration for the Creative Arts Division of the 2023 Hill County Fair opened online Sunday, January 1, and will … Continue reading Creative arts registration open for Hill County Fair

FFA students qualify for state event

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 27, 2022 Hill County FFA students recently competed in Area 8 Career and Leadership Development Events (CDE) at Tarleton State University, with several schools qualifying for state. Whitney's nursery landscape team earned second place for a trip to state. Competing were Samantha Allen, Jenna Milam, Laney Beam and Jillie Milam. Aquilla … Continue reading FFA students qualify for state event

Registration underway for Hill County Fair Creative Arts

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 8, 2021 Registration is now underway for the Creative Arts Division of the 2022 Hill County Fair. The fair is scheduled for Monday, January 24, through Saturday, January 29, at the Hill County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. Registration opened Monday, December 6, and will continue through Sunday, January 16. All items must … Continue reading Registration underway for Hill County Fair Creative Arts

FFA Members Attend National Convention

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 24, 2021 Whitney FFA would like to thank the community for its help in sending Whitney High School students to the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana in October. Instructors reported that the students had a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet members from throughout the U.S. and participate … Continue reading FFA Members Attend National Convention

Fishing trip winners

Editor: Shannon Cottongame October 13, 2021 ghfgh Matt Bryant (left) and Eddie Miller (right) were the winners of the Whitney FFA's cornhole tournament held during the recent Ag-Stravaganza in downtown Whitney. The team won a guided fishing trip donated by Guaranteed Guide Service. The event also included a silent auction, fish fry and live music … Continue reading Fishing trip winners

Longtime Whitney ag teacher inducted into state association’s Hall of Fame

Lauren Girsh nominated her grandfather Chester Booth to be inducted into the Texas Agriculture Teachers Association Hall of Fame. Booth has contributed to the education of Whitney's youth for many years. Reporter: Ellie Mahan August 4, 2021 For his many years of dedication and service to the agricultural education community, Chester Booth was inducted into … Continue reading Longtime Whitney ag teacher inducted into state association’s Hall of Fame