Lake Whitney News

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 12:24:00 PM
Northwest Herald
Three Oaks Recreation Area was closed Tuesday afternoon after a 6-year-old girl was found face down in the water and unresponsive. [Whitney Rupp - wrupp@shawmedia.com] The girl was pulled out of the w...

7/15/2018 10:58:00 PM
Northwest Herald
The week in photographs from the Northwest Herald, as seen by our photographers. [Whitney Rupp - wrupp@shawmedia.com] Children play on the shore of Main Beach before the annual fireworks show Saturday ...

7/7/2018 2:36:00 PM
wacotrib
Wishes for comfort and peace in Lupe Rodriguez’s last days. Stripers in Whitney Lake Whitney striper guide Clay Yadon (Reel Deal Striper Guide Service on Facebook) is back from the coast and didn’t ev...

7/4/2018 1:38:00 PM
KXXV News Channel 25
BOSQUE COUNTY - A woman drowned Wednesday evening in Lake Whitney after she did not resurface when she jumped from a cliff into the water. Around 6 p.m., Juilie Ann Vanmeter, 21, of Richardson, Tex., ...

6/30/2018 7:34:00 PM
wacotrib
Lake Whitney striper guide Clay Yadon recently slipped into his saltwater shoes and motored to Port Aransas, where he found wide open fishing after recent rains had cooled water temperatures down and heated up the bite. “The snapper bite is excellent ...

6/30/2018 4:58:00 AM
Motocross Action Magazine
It was the ultimate in German worksmanship, and status came with Maico ownership. Jody hammers a Lake Whitney berm. You might think that I would be a little jealous of my brother, having to wait to make my debut at Letterman General Hospital, just below ...

5/31/2018 8:46:00 PM
KWTX
WHITNEY, Texas (KWTX) Four people stranded in the middle of the Brazos River below the Lake Whitney dam were rescued Thursday. A drone, flown by Hill County Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Hemrick, delivered a life jacket to a mother and her 15-year ...

5/31/2018 3:11:00 AM
wacotrib
But if you believe you need a break from Waco, there are plenty of places to explore nearby, be it McGregor, Gatesville, Clifton, Georgetown, Salado, West, Hillsboro, Lake Whitney – most less than an hour’s drive away. Each has its own charms and appeal.

5/22/2018 11:23:00 AM
Northwest Herald
The week in photographs from the Northwest Herald, as seen by our photographers. [Matthew Apgar - mapgar@shawmedia.com] McHenry County VFW color guard member Rex Orton (right) attaches a pin to the collar of veteran Walter Stein during a pinning ceremony ...

5/17/2018 12:31:00 PM
KXXV News Channel 25
WHITE BLUFF - After fire ripped through White Bluff Resort on Lake Whitney, fire crews are not talking. After repeated attempts to get access the fire scene, News Channel 25 crews were turned away by security. Even an attempt to track down a White Bluff ...

5/9/2018 5:00:00 PM
Globe Gazette
CLEAR LAKE - Whitney Lynn Mahaffey, 24, of Clear Lake, died May 8, 2018 at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City due to complications from Huntington's Disease. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at First ...

5/9/2018 5:00:00 PM
Globe Gazette
CLEAR LAKE - Whitney Lynn Mahaffey, 24, of Clear Lake, died May 8, 2018 at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City due to complications from Huntington's Disease. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at First ...

4/19/2018 5:00:00 PM
Hartford Courant
Three firefighters and a police officer pulled a woman from a sinking car Thursday morning after she drove into Lake Whitney. Fire Chief David Berardesca said it was about 10 a.m., when officers learned a car had veered off a stretch of Waite Street where ...

4/19/2018 1:06:00 PM
GOLF.com
Sometime in the early part of the 20th century, a fine golf course had been built on the far shore of Lake Whitney for the rich of the New Haven area. While no one we knew was a member of New Haven Country Club, several of my friends in grammar school were ...

4/2/2018 5:00:00 AM
CBS DFW
HILL COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A luxury house dangling over a fractured Lake Whitney cliff that fascinated people nation-wide is now a smoldering pile of rubble. A demolition crew razed it to the ground before it could slide off entirely into the water below.

3/30/2018 1:09:00 PM
The Eagle
I took my wife up to Hillsboro meeting her sister and as they continued on to Fort Worth for a few days I hopped on over to the Brazos river below Lake Whitney. Life has been overly demanding lately so some time on the river with just my fly rod and a ...

3/29/2018 8:40:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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3/25/2018 2:39:23 AM
KXXV News Channel 25
LAKE WHITNEY - Two teens drowned Tuesday evening when their truck drove off Harmony Point and into Lake Whitney. News Channel 25 has learned the boys were mudding when the truck went off the cliff. Sheriff Jeffrey T. Lyon reports that a witness saw the ...

3/25/2018 1:02:00 AM
wacotrib
Lake Whitney striper guide Clay Yadon (Reel Deal Striper Guide Service on Facebook) says it’s a great time to be a guide on the big Centex lake. “Spring has sprung on Whitney,” he said. “We’ve got about a 60 degree water temperature, and some big ...

3/24/2018 2:20:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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3/22/2018 6:49:00 PM
wacotrib
McKenna said he and Sorley, who lived in Clifton, were at Lake Whitney that day to collect driftwood he was going to use in wedding arrangements. They drank wine and walked along the lake shore and later went to Sorley’s father’s home near Clifton.

3/18/2018 5:05:00 PM
Northwest Herald
Families showed up Sunday to search for more than 4,000 eggs during the annual community Easter Egg Hunt at Living Waters Lutheran Church,1808 Miller Road, Crystal Lake. Children participated in different age groups in search of treats and various prizes ...

3/12/2018 4:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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3/10/2018 7:08:00 AM
Cleburne Times-Review
My only fishing experiences had pretty much been limited to the Brazos River, Lake Whitney, and the little lake at Cleburne State Park. I just remember, as I was still packing the night before we left, hastily grabbing my spinning rod and freshwater tackle ...

3/7/2018 10:40:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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3/7/2018 12:08:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The chamber also bids a fond farewell to Adam Bane of Buescher State Park as he leaves Buescher and heads out to Lake Whitney State Park to serve as its new park superintendent. Thank you, Adam, for your volunteerism and good luck in the future.

3/2/2018 3:40:00 AM
Music Times
Phoenix covers Whitney's "No Woman" song on its recent guesting at the Australian radio station Triple J. The band is featured in the station's "Like a Version" segment. "No Woman" originally appeared in Whitney's 2016 album Light Upon the Lake. Whitney is ...

3/1/2018 5:15:00 PM
Motocross Action Magazine
It was over 460 miles to the popular north Texas tracks of Mosier Valley, Lake Whitney, Rabbitt Run and Strawberry Hill. At 19 years old, Steve Wise did something that no one will ever be able to repeat—Steve became the first privateer to win an AMA 125 ...

2/27/2018 2:15:00 PM
Post Chronicle
A placemaker and community center for the Whitneyville neighborhood, it features coworking space, arts and cultural programming and rental spaces, all overlooking Lake Whitney.

2/17/2018 6:51:00 PM
wacotrib
At Lake Whitney, the closest lake with a significant striper population, the only time there’s enough water to support a natural striped bass spawn is during major flooding that coincides with the spawning period, and that doesn’t happen often.

2/13/2018 11:50:00 AM
Weather
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2/13/2018 1:09:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
A 15-year-old boy died after crashing a personal watercraft into a dock Sunday afternoon on Lake Whitney in a private community in Windermere, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Nicolas Lott was operating the Jet Ski when it crashed into a ...

2/12/2018 2:57:00 PM
WESH on MSN.com
Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Nicolas Lott, 15, crashed a jet ski into a boat dock on Lake Whitney Drive in Windermere around 3 p.m. Lott was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital and pronounced dead a few hours later ...

2/12/2018 1:57:00 PM
WESH
Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Nicolas Lott, 15, crashed a jet ski into a boat dock on Lake Whitney Drive in Windermere around 3 p.m. Lott was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital and pronounced dead a few hours later ...

2/12/2018 9:28:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
Orange County Sheriff's officials said in a news release that Nicolas Lott was critically injured in the Sunday afternoon crash on Lake Whitney. He was taken by helicopter to a hospital in nearby Orlando, where he died a short time later. An incident ...

2/12/2018 8:57:00 AM
West Orange Times
A 15-year-old Windermere teen died from injuries sustained in a Feb. 11 jet-ski accident on Lake Whitney. According to Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports, Nicolas Lott and another teen were riding on jet skis at about 3:09 p.m. on the lake behind the ...

2/12/2018 4:05:00 AM
WESH Orlando on MSN.com
Officials said a 17-year-old boy crashed a jet ski into a boat dock on Lake Whitney Drive Sunday afternoon. Initial reports said the teen was traveling at fast before the crash. The boy was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

2/11/2018 3:42:00 PM
click orlando
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A 17-year-old boy was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital after crashing the jet ski he was riding into a boat dock on Lake Whitney, officials said. Orange County Fire Rescue officials said the teen was taken to the hospital with life ...

2/11/2018 3:13:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
A 17-year-old boy was airlifted to an Orlando hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing a personal watercraft into a dock at Lake Whitney, a private community in Windermere, the Orange County sheriff's office said. “We received a call about 3:09 p.m ...





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