First annual ‘Christmas Bird Count’ planned at Lake Whitney Sunday

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 14, 2022 Beginners and experienced birders alike are invited to join in the first annual Whitney Lake Christmas Bird Count Sunday, December 18, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes all to join in the exploration of the lake area while participating in the world’s … Continue reading First annual ‘Christmas Bird Count’ planned at Lake Whitney Sunday

Drought impacting lake levels, agriculture

Reporter: Ellie Mahan October 13, 2022 Although summer rain has helped mitigate extreme drought conditions in the county, all of Hill County is in a moderate drought, and more than half of the county is in a severe drought, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System. The dry conditions have caused Lake Whitney’s water … Continue reading Drought impacting lake levels, agriculture

Campers enjoy ‘Wild Wonders’ at state park

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 22, 2022 Lake Whitney State Park hosted summer fun and learning opportunities for children during this year's Wild Wonders Summer Camp. Youngsters entering pre-kindergarten through second grade started things off June 6-8 with a peewee camp, and third through sixth graders attended June 13-16. Along with plenty of fun and games, … Continue reading Campers enjoy ‘Wild Wonders’ at state park