DAR Good Citizens announced

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 27, 2022 In September 2021, the Fort Graham Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) invited all Hill County high schools to select a DAR Good Citizen from their senior class. “We were thrilled and honored that six of the eleven high schools participated,” said DAR Regent … Continue reading DAR Good Citizens announced

Whitney honors its veterans

Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 17, 2021 Richard Wilder, First Sergeant, U.S. Army, retired, was the keynote speaker at the Whitney Veterans Day celebration. A Veterans Day celebration was held at Lake Whitney Senior Center Thursday, November 11. In attendance were representatives from American Legion Post 522, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12176, Fort Graham Chapter … Continue reading Whitney honors its veterans

Wreaths Across America effort now underway

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 17, 2021 Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at Whitney Memorial Park are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony, held simultaneously across the country at more than 2,700 participating locations, will be on Saturday, December 18, at … Continue reading Wreaths Across America effort now underway

Local DAR celebrates Constitution Week with meeting, special skit presentation

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 22, 2021 Fort Graham DAR Chapter members pictured are: seated - Madeleine Lively, Beverly Hicks and Gerry Milnor; standing - Beth Woolsey, Penny Collins, Linda Turner, Carlene Gribble. Not pictured is Justin Floyd, who provided the voice of George Washington. Constitution Week, which is observed every year on September 17-23, is … Continue reading Local DAR celebrates Constitution Week with meeting, special skit presentation