Crowd gathers in Whitney to honor local veterans

Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 16, 2022 A Veteran's Day event was held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 11, at The Lake Whitney Senior Center. The ceremony began with the Presentation of The Colors, completed by members of American Legion Post 522 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12176, both of Whitney. In attendance were representatives … Continue reading Crowd gathers in Whitney to honor local veterans

Veterans, public invited to local Veterans Day event

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 10, 2022 Chaplain, Colonel Randy A. Marshall (Ret.), pastor of White Bluff Chapel, will be the featured speaker at Whitney’s celebration and "thank you" event for veterans and their families. Local auxiliary volunteer Marsha Riley will present the Blue Star Moms address. The public is invited to the Lake Whitney Senior … Continue reading Veterans, public invited to local Veterans Day event

Blum grad plans to help veterans through therapeutic horsemanship

Reporter: Ellie Mahan June 16, 2022 Stormie Swinburne Recent Blum graduate Stormie Swinburne was ecstatic the first time she put on her leather jacket with patches that read “All American Quarter Horse Congress Reserve Champion.” The hours of training with her horse Doc paid off when she earned the congress jacket by winning reserve champion … Continue reading Blum grad plans to help veterans through therapeutic horsemanship

Veterans Pardners receives grant

Reporter: Ellie Mahan December 15, 2021 Assistant Manager of Bellmead Home Depot presented Ricky White with Veterans Pardners a $1,000 check Tuesday, November 30. White expressed gratitude to the people of Home Depot for their generosity. Veterans Pardners has been located at 111 North Colorado Street for about four years and is dedicated to providing … Continue reading Veterans Pardners receives grant

Caritas offers assistance to area veterans

Each week, a case manager with Caritas Veterans Case Management Program visits Hillsboro, and he wants to get the word out that veterans who are struggling have access to help. Jason McCarty, who is a veteran himself and served as an Army combat medic, is in Hillsboro every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. … Continue reading Caritas offers assistance to area veterans