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

Business Alliance recognizes 70+ Whitney area women in business

Reporter: Ellie Mahan March 23, 2022 Whitney Business Alliance President Carol Eubank addresses a group of women gathered for a celebration and leadership event last week. Encouragement, words of wisdom and all things green filled The Place at Lake Whitney Thursday, March 17, when the Whitney Business Alliance turned its regular meeting into a festive … Continue reading Business Alliance recognizes 70+ Whitney area women in business

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 businesses unite in effort to promote community

Reporter: Ellie Mahan July 28, 2021 The Whitney Business Alliance chooses a different business as its meeting location each month, with the owner providing a tour of their location. The alliance's last meeting was Thursday, July 22, at Buckshot Rustic Furniture and Gifts. The attendees pictured above are Jason Ince, Gordon Rogers, Terry Boyer, Charles … Continue reading Whitney businesses unite in effort to promote community

Descendants of town’s bench sitters sought for celebration

Editor: Shannon Cottongame July 28, 2021 A celebration based on Whitney's 1949 claim to fame dubbed "The Battle of the Benches" has been planned for August, and the organizer is looking for descendants of the "bench sitters" of that time to participate. Whitney was featured in the August 15, 1949, edition of Life Magazine after … Continue reading Descendants of town’s bench sitters sought for celebration