Council proposes tax rate, sets September 8 public hearing

Editor: Shannon Cottongame August 25, 2022 The Whitney City Council proposed the city's tax rate for the coming fiscal year, approved the final plat for the new Allsup's convenience store and made decisions about how to spend American Rescue Plan funds during a regular meeting held Thursday, August 18. The council proposed leaving the tax … Continue reading Council proposes tax rate, sets September 8 public hearing

Council appoints interim police chief, Barker now serving as acting mayor

Editor: Shannon Cottongame July 28, 2022 Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Barker led the Whitney City Council meeting Monday, July 18, following the departure of former mayor Brad Slaten. Barker plans to serve in the role until the next city election in May. The Whitney City Council appointed an interim police chief and accepted the resignation … Continue reading Council appoints interim police chief, Barker now serving as acting mayor

Whitney City Council holds June meeting

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 30, 2022 The Whitney City Council met in a regular session Tuesday, June 21, to hear monthly reports and consider agenda items. In open forum, resident Alan Ellis told the council that he would like to donate $10,000 toward the effort to create a better park for children and the community. … Continue reading Whitney City Council holds June meeting

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

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

Your local library: More than a place to check out books

Reporter: Ellie Mahan August 18, 2021 Denise Carter, who has been the director of Lake Whitney Public Library for 15 years and a librarian for 44 years, has a passion for helping people and sharing her love for books with others. She said The Wonkey Donkey is one of her favorite books because, “It’s one … Continue reading Your local library: More than a place to check out books

Summer Activities Continue At The Library

The Lake Whitney Public Library has worked to keep the area's young people occupied and learning throughout the summer with a number of virtual activities, including Zoom classes. The next opportunity will be a Zoom class on computer programming set for Friday, July 23, and Friday, August 20, at 3 p.m. In this class, instructor … Continue reading Summer Activities Continue At The Library