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

White Bluff Chapel recognizes veterans

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 17, 2021 Many local churches honored their veterans on Sunday, November 7. Pictured are the veterans who attended White Bluff Chapel's first of two services on the Sunday prior to Veterans Day. Front row center is Dr. Randy Marshall, Chaplain, Colonel (Retired) from the U.S. Air Force and current pastor of … Continue reading White Bluff Chapel recognizes veterans

Master Gardeners refresh local park

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 10, 2021 Master Gardeners refresh local parkThe Hill County Master Gardeners recently refreshed the Whitney Veterans Memorial Park in preparation for Veterans Day. The Hill County Sheriff’s Office helped with heavy labor, and several Whitney veterans participated. The organization would like to thank the Hill County Sheriff’s Office for their time … Continue reading Master Gardeners refresh local park