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

Chamber welcomes MTEX Designs

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 9, 2022 Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome Marion Summers, owner of MTEX Designs, to the chamber. "You can always tell which women are strong and independent," said Chamber Executive Director Janice Sanders. "They aren't afraid to work alone, be alone or stand alone." Marion … Continue reading Chamber welcomes MTEX Designs

LW State Park kicks off summer with large Memorial Day crowd

Reporter: Ellie Mahan June 2, 2022 An ideal spot to hike a nature trail, cool off in the water, or gaze at the stars on a clear summer night, Lake Whitney State Park draws both tourists and locals alike. The park had 117,000 visitors during the last fiscal year, and it was fully booked for … Continue reading LW State Park kicks off summer with large Memorial Day crowd

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 presents awards during 67th annual banquet

Reporter: Ellie Mahan April 13, 2022 The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce held its 67th annual banquet and awards ceremony Thursday, April 7, at the HILCO Civic & Event Center in Itasca. Awards were presented to this year's young person of the year, Brayden Heath; citizen of the year, Carol Eubank; educator of the year, … Continue reading LW Chamber presents awards during 67th annual banquet

Wildcat Kids Daycare joins chamber

Editor: Shannon Cottongame April 13, 2022 Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Wildcat Kids Daycare. Pictured are owners Amanda and Michael Coe, Alicia Wright and Samantha Snelgrove and employee Alexis Horn. Also pictured is Chamber Director John McCullough, Whitney Independent School District superintendent. The daycare is located at 101 North … Continue reading Wildcat Kids Daycare joins chamber

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

Chamber welcomes Lighthouse Pub

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 16, 2022 The Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Lighthouse Pub, located in White Bluff Resort. Pictured are owners Melody Martinez, Sonia Fennell and Dianne and Bob Jackson. Others joining in the event were Lil’ Miss Pioneer Day Queen Madison Elmore; Jason Clift; Tami Gardner; Linda … Continue reading Chamber welcomes Lighthouse Pub

Chamber welcomes the Lucky Minnow

Editor: Shannon Cottongame February 2, 2022 Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to welcome The Lucky Minnow Outdoor Store to the chamber. Pictured is owner Lori Fahnders with Samuel and Ember Fahnders; Jayson Lam, Chamber Director representing People's Bank; Kristen Fregia; And Lil’ Miss Pioneer Day Queen Madison Elmore. The Lucky … Continue reading Chamber welcomes the Lucky Minnow

Chamber hosts Lunch & Learn

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 19, 2022 Derik Moore from Hill College presented an informative program about the college and its many offerings for the community at a Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn held last week. Members present were Chamber President Adam Bain, Tami Gardner, Jean Drugan, Lynda Bomer, Terry Boyer and Charles … Continue reading Chamber hosts Lunch & Learn

Whitney leaders share their holiday traditions

Reporter: Ellie Mahan December 22, 2021 Brad Slaten, mayor of Whitney and pastor of King Memorial United Methodist Church, said nativity scenes have been a huge part of Christmas for him and his wife Amanda. In addition to the many crèches throughout their home, they have two illuminated nativity displays on the lawn. Rather than … Continue reading Whitney leaders share their holiday traditions

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

‘Small Business Saturday’ to be observed in Whitney

Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 24, 2021 Since 2010, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been known as Small Business Saturday. The annual event encourages people to kick off the holiday shopping season by supporting stores in their own community. In honor of Small Business Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. November 27, representatives from the Lake Whitney … Continue reading ‘Small Business Saturday’ to be observed in Whitney

Whitney City Council holds monthly meeting

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 24, 2021 The Whitney City Council met in a regular session Monday night, November 15, to consider several agenda items. In public comments, Carol Westbrook of the Hill County Salvation Army requested that the council mandate that businesses on West Washington Avenue bag their trash before putting it in trash containers. … Continue reading Whitney City Council holds monthly meeting