Lake Whitney


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Kenyan Father, Daughter Drown in US Lake


Date: 5/23/2017 1:18:00 AM

Benjamin Nzavi and the girl drowned at around 11.30am on Saturday morning in Lake Whitney, about 130 kilometres from the city of Dallas. Eyewitnesses said Mr Nzavi's daughter ran into the water to swim and went under. Her father then jumped into the water

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Bodies of Kenyan Father Benjamin Nzavi and His 11-year Old Daughter Retrieved from US Lake

Date: 5/22/2017 11:17:00 PM

The bodies of a Kenyan father and his 11-year-old daughter who drowned at Lake Whitney, Texas, on Saturday have been retrieved. Diving crews located the bodies of Benjamin Nzavi, 29, and his daughter feet apart near a drop-off on the bottom of the lake

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Pioneer Day Pageant Now Taking Entries

Hillsboro Reporter

Date: 5/21/2017 10:10:00 PM

The deadline to enter is 4 p.m. Friday, July 7. The event, which is being sponsored by Lake Whitney Chamber of Commerce, will include divisions for Miss, Junior Miss and Lil Miss contestants. Applications can be picked up at the chamber office, located at

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Divers recover the bodies of missing father and daughter from Lake Whitney


Date: 5/21/2017 8:38:00 PM

WHITNEY - Crews have the bodies of both the 11-year-old girl and her 29-year-old father who drowned late Saturday morning at Lake Whitney just feet apart from each other. The father is identified as Benjamin Nzavi. Since Saturday afternoon, crews were

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Father and daughter drown in Lake Whitney

Date: 5/21/2017 1:16:00 PM

LAKE WHITNEY, TX - Chief Deputy Rick White with the Hill County Sheriff's Office told Fox 44 that a father and his 11-year-old daughter drowned in Lake Whitney. They went underwater Saturday around 11:30 am, but their bodies were not found until Sunday

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• River: Brazos River
• Surface Area: 23,560 Acres
Lake Whitney is a reservoir on the Brazos River in Texas. The lake was built for flood control and hydro-electrical power, but also serves as a great area for recreation. The lake is part of the Texas Lakes Trail Region of North Texas. The dam's construction started in 1947 and lasted four years. The lake was impounded in 1951 and the dam's power plant was under construction from 1951 to 1953. The reservoir is operated by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Lake Whitney has many popular activities including fishing, wakeboarding, boating, water skiing, sailing, jet skiing, hunting, and golf. Lake Whitney is know as one of the top fishing lakes in he state of Texas.

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