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Ladies Golf
Posted August 11, 2019

Calling all White Bluff Lady Golfers. Join the Ladies Golf Association for thier first play day of 2019 on Thursday, Sept 5, 2019 at the New Course, time TBD. All skill levels welcome.

They will be playing a scramble and there will be no membership dues for the remainder of this year.  They are meeting to play golf and make friends. Both 9 hole and 18 hole players are welcome.

Please email Betty Moodt bmoodt@windstream.net or Cassie Fleming cfleming@windstream.net to sign up.

They are looking forward to rebuilding the Ladies Golf Association.


Got Snail Mail?
Posted August 5, 2019

Want to know if there's anything worthwhile in your mailbox before making a trip out to pick it up today? Sign up for the USPS's "Informed Delivery" service. Each morning, you'll receive an email with a scanned image of the front of all first class mail, plus a list of packages arriving that day. The list may also include upcoming packages with expected delivery dates.

To signup, go to https://informeddelivery.usps.com and follow the steps to get registered. The service is free and may save you several trips to the mailboxes each week.


New Time for Pickle Ball Players
Posted August 5, 2019

Until the weather gets cooler, the scheduled time for Pickle Ball on Thursdays will be 8:00 pm. The time for Saturdays remains the same at 8:30 am.

The group has been having good turnouts on both days, so come on out. There will usually be several players.


Tea Talks
Posted July 26, 2019

Larry Smith, a White Bluff resident and retired National Park Ranger, will be presenting talks along with iced tea for the next 5 Wednesday nights beginning at 6:30 pm each evening. Two will discuss a trip to the Holylands, 2 will discuss the best National Parks you've never heard of, and the last will be on Learning the Night Sky.

For more information, click on the poster to the right.



VBS Tweens Offering Car Wash for Charity on Jun 25
Posted June 11, 2019

During this year's WB VBS the Tweens, ages 10 to 12 are offering a car wash to raise money for charity. The car wash will be held on Tuesday June 25 from 12:45 until 2:45pm.

They will be accepting donations for the car wash. The proceeds will be shared by three charities: Ministerial Alliance, WB Volunteer Fire Dept and Isaiah's Place.

The car wash will be held in the Chapel parking lot.


Pickle Ball Summer Schedule
Posted June 11, 2019

Beginning this week, the Pickle Ball summer schedule is:

Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm
Saturday mornings at 8:30 am

Jody Yarbro usually sends out reminders, so if you aren't on his email list, you can send him an email to jhyarbro51@gmail.com to be added. Either way, though, they usually have a great turnout with players ready to play.

They meet at the Range Court on Trailwood.


Kids' Summer Activities
Posted June 8, 2019

The Lake Whitney Library will be hosting 6 programs for kids this summer on various topics - first responders, magic, dance and more. The programs will be held on June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18 and July 25 at 10:30 in the morning.

Click on the flyer to see more details.



Annual VFD BBQ Fundraiser to be held Sat, Oct 26
Posted June 8, 2019

The 13th annual WB VFD BBQ & Music fundraiser will be held this year on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

This annual event is the primary fundraiser for the VFD and always draws a good crowd. Dinner, music, and raffles will be featured as in past years. Make plans to save that evening for a great time with your neighbors.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to the WB VFD webpage.



Got Snakes?
Posted June 4, 2019

Now is the time of the year when lots of White Bluff residents are seeing snakes in their yards.

If you need help getting rid of these creatures, call White Bluff resident Larry Smith at 817-602-0676. He will be glad to get rid of the snake for you. This is just one of the services that the WB Chapel Men's Ministry offers. These services are free but a donation may be made to WB Chapel if you wish.



White Bluff Chapel To Host VBS Jun 24-27
Posted May 30, 2019

White Bluff Chapel is pleased to invite children throughout the Whitney community and those visiting members of Whitney churches to attend Vacation Bible School June 24-27. There will be three different age groups, each with a different schedule. Classes for ages 4-12 and ages 4-9 will run from 9:30-noon Monday through Thursday. Tweens, ages 10-12, will meet from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday the tweens will attend 9:30-noon.

Family members and interested parties are invited to join the assembly for closing Monday through Thursday from 11:30-12:00 in the White Bluff Chapel Sanctuary. Each day a different age group will be spotlighted.

Children can be registered online at WhiteBluffChapel.org. Registration must be completed by June 16 in order to qualify for the free t-shirt. Permission slips must also be submitted prior to the start of VBS.



VFD Pancake Breakfast Sunday, April 14
Posted April 10, 2019



The White Bluff VFD will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 14, from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm at the fire department. Bring your appetite!



Texas Woodcarvers Championship in Cleburne April 6-7
Posted April 6, 2019

The Texas Woodcarvers Guild State Championship will be held this weekend, Apr 6-7, at the Cleburne Conference Center. Hours are Saturday 9 to 5 and Sunday 11 to 3. Admission is free.

There are tables of quality carvings by great artists for sale - Santas, wildlife, western art, caricatures and whimsical items.

Some of the WB carvers Chapel Chippers have carvings in the competition. The Chapel Chippers carved and created a cute golf scene and have it entered into the club championship category. It consists of 12 golfers on various parts of a two coarse. The scenes are limited to 2 x 3 feet.

Monday thru Friday there are several carving classes for anyone interested in learning to carve. Or you can come and just watch a piece of wood being carved into a masterpiece.


Easter Holy Week Services at WB Chapel
Posted April 6, 2019

White Bluff Chapel's Music Director, Tom Reedy, has announced the Chapel's Holy Week services leading up to Easter Sunday. All services are open to the public, so invite your family, friends and neighbors.

The Maundy Thursday Service features Communion in commemoration of the Last Supper of Christ. The Friday evening Tenebrae Service is a moving, solemn ceremony featuring a candlelight finale. The early morning Easter Sunday Sunrise Service is held outdoors, at the end of White Bluff Drive, overlooking Lake Whitney. The traditional Easter Service features a life-sized cross covered in live flowers, brought and affixed by attendees at the service. All events except the Sunrise service are held in the Chapel at 1070 White Bluff Drive.

White Bluff Chapel Holy Week Services
Thursday, April 18 Maundy Thursday Service 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 19 Tenebrae Service 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 21 Easter Sunrise Service 7:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 21 Easter Service 9:15 a.m.


Community Invited to W.B. Chapel Winter Bible Retreat
Posted February 8, 2019

Dr. Hulitt Gloer, former Preaching Professor at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University, will soon be in Whitney again to present White Bluff Chapel's annual Winter Bible Retreat of 2019. Jody Yarbro, Chairman of the Adult Education Committee of the Chapel, is pleased to announce the popular Dr. Gloer's third retreat here in a row, which is scheduled the weekend of Friday through Saturday, February 15 – 16. He notes that Gloer is a powerful and knowledgeable speaker who always draws a large crowd and provides an engaging message. Additionally, Dr. Gloer previously served as past interim Associate Pastor at White Bluff Chapel.

The retreat will begin at 7:00 PM on Friday evening, February 15 and will continue on Saturday, February 16 from 9:00 AM until early afternoon.  Dr. Gloer will also provide the Sunday sermon at the Chapel's 9:15 AM Worship Service on February 17. 

The WBC Winter Retreat is open to the Whitney community.  Those interested should contact the Chapel office week-days between 9:00 AM and noon at 254-694-7060 to confirm their planned attendance. The Chapel's Hospitality team will provide refreshments on Friday evening and a light lunch on Saturday.



Free Pancake Brunch Hosted by WBVFD
Posted January 31, 2019

Saturday, Feb 9, 10 am - Noon

Stop by the fire station and enjoy some delicious pancakes and sausage prepared by the men and women who make up the White Bluff Volunteer Fire Department .  This event is sponsored by Hill County Emergency Service District 1.

Our firemen do so much more than protect you by putting out fires.  Several are trained in advanced medical first aid.  You may have seen our firemen around our neighborhood taking out the fire department boat to help stranded boaters on the lake, helping a mother and daughter who were visiting our marina unlock their car on a 100 degree day, or helping a resident get up after falling.  These are a few stories that a lot of residents do not hear about but makes our fire department so valuable to our community. 

Although we are very blessed that WB has many residents that have a giving heart and volunteer for our fire department, not every department in Hill Country is as fortunate.  This is why ESD1  is asking all fire departments of Hill County to come together on February 9th and promote being a volunteer.

Maybe you would like to join our fire department!  Please come out to the firehouse to meet our firemen and enjoy a delicious brunch!


Balance Class at WB a Success
Posted January 17, 2019

There was an overwhelming response to the Balance Class offered this month at WB. Twenty-six people attended the 1st of 8 classes, and many others are signed up for a second class. We will schedule additional classes as soon as we can through the Heart of Texas Area Agency on Aging.

For more information, call Terry Boyer at 817-875-6592 or email her at boyercnt@yahoo.com


No More Falls - Balance Class Begins in January
Posted December 15, 2018

Joanna Adcock with the Heart of Texas Area Agency on Aging in Waco will be presenting a free class called "Matter of Balance" starting in January. It will be held on Mondays from 1pm until 3pm at White Bluff Chapel. The program runs for 8 weeks, beginning on Monday, Jan 14.

There is no cost for the class, and no equipment is needed. To register, call or text WB resident Terry Boyer at 817-875-6592 or email her at boyercnt@yahoo.com

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Participants meet for 2 hours per week for 8 weeks. 

YOU WILL LEARN TO: 
• view falls as controllable 
• set goals for increasing activity 
• make changes to reduce fall 
• risks at home 
• exercise to increase strength and balance 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
• anyone 60 years and older who is mobile and cognitively aware 
• anyone concerned about falls 
• anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength 
• anyone who has fallen 
• anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

Video describing the class


Golf Course Update
Posted December 12, 2018

Jay Elder, from the WB Greens Committee and a member of the POA Board, reports that many greens on the New Course are being covered with tarps awaiting grass sprigs next year, and most sand bunkers are finished too!





Flu Shots at WB on Oct 31
Posted October 22, 2018

The WB VFD has worked with Eubanks Drug to setup a Flu Shot Clinic. It will he held at the White Bluff Volunteer Fire Department on October 31 from 9 am until 1 pm.

Everyone must pre-register to participate. You can register by phone or online:

Phone: Call Eubanks at (254)694-3314. Ask for Sarah or Sue or leave a message. Mention it's for the Flu Shot Clinic on Halloween.

Online: You can also register by filling out this form online. It will be sent directly to Eubanks. No downloading required. Just go to this link and fill out the form, then submit it.

If you have any questions, contact WB VFD member Kae Keith at 817-201-8853.

Hoping to have a safer flu season for everyone.


VFD Fundraiser - Heaters, Warm Beverages and Paved Parking
Posted October 19, 2018

The WBVFD Barbecue and Street Dance will be held Saturday, October 20th 5:00-9:00 p.m. RAIN OR SHINE.

Due to the rain, we have made a few changes for parking.   Our normal parking area will be too wet, so this year parking will be at the Chapel. You may drop off your passengers in front of the firehouse and park at the Chapel.  There are a few golf carts to shuttle our guests between the Chapel and the firehouse. 

HANDICAPPED parking is available in front of the POA Admin building. 

If you want to have your dinner to go, parallel parking is available in front of the firehouse between the “TO GO” signs.

There is seating available inside in the vehicle bays.  We are adding a propane heater in case of cooler weather and warm beverages such as coffee.

If you have not purchased your ticket yet, you may purchase a ticket at the door.  Prices are $20 a person.

This is an awesome community, and we really appreciate the Chapel and the POA allowing WBVFD usage of their property for our event.  We hope to see you at the Barbecue!!


WB VFD Fundraiser Featured Auction Items
Posted October 9, 2018

As usual, the WB VFD fundraiser on October 20 will include a raffle and auction. This year in particular there are some outstanding items that will be available for auction.

  • Guided fishing trip for 4 on Lake Whitney
  • Guided fishing trip for 2 on Lake Whitney
  • Four rounds of golf
  • Handcrafted leather bible cover with Bible
  • Limited edition prints from Whitney resident and nationally-known artist Robert Fobear whose works are sold at Southwest Galleries in Dallas (click on images to enlarge)
    • Framed goose print normally retails for $1200
    • Smaller framed print with seagull normally retails for $600
    • Two matted, unframed prints normally retail for $250 each





Electronics Recycling
Posted October 9, 2018

WBVFD will again offer as a benefit to White Bluff residents the transport of electronic items to Hilco for recycling. A list of acceptable items is in the flyer that was included with last month's Hilco bill.

The WBVFD offers this service twice a year to coincide with Hilco's program. You may bring your items to the fire station at any time between October 14 and October 23 and place them by the flag pole. The items will be taken inside the building each evening. If you need assistance with getting an item to the fire station, email Guin McGinnis or call him at 694-2187.

Please have your items at the fire station prior to October 23.

Note: Hilco does not accept loose batteries for recycling, but both Home Depot and Lowes accept Lithion Ion batteries at their Customer Service desks.


WB VFD Fundraiser Ticket Sales at Mailboxes on Monday, Oct 1
Posted September 25, 2018

The WB VFD BBQ & Music Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 20, from 5 pm - 9 pm. Tickets will be on sale at all mailboxes on Monday, October 1, from noon until 6 pm.

Everyone is invited to enjoy great food prepared by our firefighters and our own Henry Alderson will be spinning the tunes.

Exciting raffle and silent auction items will be available to bid on. A few of the items that you may go home with include

  • A guided fishing trip for 2 or 4
  • Handmade quilt made by the WB Going to Pieces quilting group
  • Artwork by Robert Fobear
  • 82 qt Tommy Bahama cooler
  • Numerous git certificates from local restaurants and businesses including A Daughter's Dream
  • And more!

Tickets to the 12th annual White Bluff VFD BBQ & Music fundraiser are also available online, at the POA office and from WBVFD members. 


Annual VFD Fundaiser on Oct 20, 2018
Posted July 31, 2018



The Annual WBVFD BBQ and Music Fundraiser will be held October 20, 2018 from 5p – 9p at the fire station. Tickets are $40 per couple, $20 for singles, and kids are $5 at the door.  Proceeds will go to help pay for the new fire truck and other much needed items for our firefighters.

This year's menu will feature BBQ brisket and sausage, beans, potato salad, drink and dessert. Dinner will be served from 5 - 6:30 p.m.  If you prefer, you may get your dinner to go. No alcohol will be served.

A DJ will once again spin tunes for the young and young-at-heart. Requests are always welcome.

A raffle will be held that night for the quilt pictured. This beautiful quilt, which was handmade and donated by the WB "Going to Pieces" quilting group, features lovely nature colors and much-loved hummingbirds.  The raffle will be held at 8:00 p.m. - you need not be present to win. Tickets will be sold that night, so make sure to get as many as you can.

Rides on one of the fire engines will be available for the kids and any interested adults. The VFD also expects to have a CareFlite helicopter and/or ambulance on display.

PawPals will have adoptable dogs there to pet and play with.

A raffle and silent auction will be held that evening. Terry Pierce is coordinating a collection of items for this. You can email Terry at imterrypie@swbell.net or call / text her at 972-965-6088.

Please bring your own chairs to enjoy the weather and music outside along with watching demonstrations of the fire trucks and CareFlite helicopter land.  Take time to say hi to the firefighters and the CareFlite personnel.

Tickets to the 12th annual White Bluff VFD BBQ & Music fundraiser are now available at the POA office and will be available soon from WBVFD members.  Look for firefighters and support personnel at all the mailboxes on the afternoon of Monday, October 1 to meet and purchase tickets. You can also purchase tickets online or donate directly to the fire department. 

For tickets and more information, email the WBVFD Support group at wbvfdfast@yahoo.com or call Kae Keith at 817-201-8853.


Pickle Ball
Posted May 26, 2018

The WB Pickle Ball group meets every Monday at 7:00 pm at the Range Court on Trailwood. Beginners are welcome, paddles and equipment are available, so come on out!

For more information or to have your name added to the Pickle Ball email list, send an email to Jody Yarbro.


Brush & Tree Limb Pickup
Posted May 26, 2018

As a service to the WB community, the men of White Bluff Chapel Men's Ministry have put together a group of volunteers to pick up brush and limbs from curbside on June 2nd. Since WB no longer has a burn pit the POA has made a mulching machine available between 9 and 1 at the maintenance facility.

Please contact Rick Faught at 817-913-0777 to be included, to volunteer, or for more information. God Bless White Bluff.


Hill County Child Protective Services Casino Night
Posted May 11, 2018

Hill County Child Protective Services will host a Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday, July 14. All of the money raised will be used to benefit the 90+ Hill County children in CPS care with clothing, Christmas gifts and other special needs.

Dinner will be served from 6:00 - 7:30. A fajita dinner will be cooked onsite by On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina.

Gaming will take place from 7:30 - 10:00. Admission is $100 per couple and includes dinner for 2 plus $1000 in playing chips which can be used to bid on prizes such as

  • Baylor University Athletics sports memorabilia
  • Chicasaw / Winstar Hotel & Casino,Oklahoma - one night stay and 2 rounds of golf
  • Dallas FC Soccer - 4 Reg Season Game tickets - $180 value
  • El Fenix - Ft Worth - certificate
  • LaCantera Resort - San Antonio / one night stay plus meal certificate
  • Magnolia Market - Waco / Autographed book, $100 gift certificate, tour for up to 8 for Magnolia Market at the Silos
  • Shannon Brewing Co., Keller - tour passes and swag basket
  • Texas State Railroad - Piney Woods, Rusk, Texas - two passes
  • The Orleans Hotel - Las Vegas - two night stay
  • Firepit
  • Quilts

For more information, click on the flyer to the right or call Becky Watkins Jacobus at 254-694-6438, Paul Jacobus at 254-595-0029, or Cassie Fleming‭ at 254-694-8961‬.



Fort Graham Cemetery Association Meeting
Posted May 2, 2018

The Fort Graham Cemetery Association will hold a meeting on Sunday, May 20 at 2 pm at the cemetery.

Fort Graham Cemetery is located within White Bluff. If you or anyone you knew is associated with the cemetery, or if you have an interest in learning more about the cemetery, plan on attending this meeting.

For more information, contact Carlene Gribble.


Summer Fun for Kids
Posted May 2, 2018



The Lake Whitney Library will offer six programs for kids this summer, listed below.

Click on the attached flier for more information.



June 14 Chemistry Roadshow A&M
June 21 Senorita Margarita
June 28 Careflite Helicopter & Cleburne Firefighter Clown
July 12 Texas Wildlife and Texas Farm Bureau
July 19 Home Town Heroes: Local Police, EMS, and Firefighters plus Cowboy Campfire Songs
July 25 Whitney HS Band - Try Out Instruments


White Bluff Community Garage Sale
Posted April 26, 2018


Saturday, April 28th 8:00-4:00 pm

5516 FM 933 (across 933 from White Bluff entrance)

If you wish to participate contact Carolyn Hook 694-5713
cmhgolfgirl@gmail.com ASAP.



Storm Shelters
Posted April 10, 2018

Recently a property owner approached the Protective Services Committee about a concern he had. He has in-ground storm shelter and was concerned that if a tree were to fall on it he might not be able to get out on his own.

Security has agreed to keep track of these so that they can check after a bad storm goes through White Bluff. If you have a storm shelter of any type, send your name, address, phone numbers, and an "outside WB contact number" to Security at security@whitebluffpoa.com or call them at 254-694-4471 with that information.


Electronics Recycling
Posted April 10, 2018

WBVFD will again offer as a benefit to White Bluff residents the transport of electronic items to Hilco for recycling. A list of acceptable items is in the flyer that was included with last month's Hilco bill.

The WBVFD offers this service twice a year to coincide with Hilco's program. You may bring your items to the fire station at any time during the month prior to the pickup and place them by the flag pole. The items will be taken inside the building each evening. If you need assistance with getting an item to the fire station, email Guin McGinnis or call him at 694-2187.

Please have your items at the fire station prior to April 16.

Note: Hilco does not accept loose batteries for recycling, but both Home Depot and Lowes accept Lithion Ion batteries at their Customer Service desks.


Pickle Ball at WB
Posted February 13, 2018

The first Pickle Ball Play Day was very successful, with 20+ people showing up to play or watch. Only 2 of the people had ever played pickle ball before. Everyone is invited to play and learn the game, even though you may have never played it before.

Until the weather is better, pickle ball play will be weather-oriented. When spring arrives, the group intends to have regular days/evenings scheduled. Anyone that wants to play on their own can check out the equipment at the front gate security office.

The Range Court on Trailwood has 4 pickle ball courts lined out. If you wish to be put on the WB Pickle Ball Email Blast for information on play and schedules, contact Melissa Hayes at mtrammellhayes@outlook.com or Jody Yarbro at jhyarbro51@gmail.com or 254-717-1557.

The next scheduled Pickle Ball Play Day is Thursday, Feb. 15, 2:00, Range Court. If you intend to be a regular player, you probably should buy your own pickle ball paddle, as the group has only a few loaners.


White Bluff Chapel Hosting Annual Adult Bible Retreat
Posted February 7, 2018

Jody Yarbro, Chair of the Adult Education Committee, has announced the dates of the upcoming annual Winter Bible Study Weekend.  Return guest speaker will be Dr. Hulitt Gloer.  Those of you who attended last year's study will remember Gloer as a powerful and knowledgeable speaker.  Dr. Gloer is a Preaching Professor at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, and past interim Associate Pastor at White Bluff Chapel.

The opening session is slated for Friday night, February 23, with morning and afternoon sessions provided on Saturday, February 24.  His theme for this year will be: KINGDOM VISIONS: LUKE'S STORIES OF JESUS.  Dr. Gloer will also deliver the sermon at Sunday's Worship Service.

Because of how well Gloer was received at last year's event by the strong turnout of members, we fully expect another full house this year.  You can come to one or all sessions.  If you want to have lunch on Saturday, call the Chapel office at 254-694-7060 or you can sign up in Fellowship Hall.



Bible Study at WBC Starts Tonight
Posted January 31, 2018

The Wednesday Night Bible Study at White Bluff Chapel will start back up on January 31st. During this seven-week study, they will watch the video series "Discerning the Voice of God", led by the internationally recognized Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer, the daughter of Tony Evans and one of the stars in the movie "The War Room". There is no book to purchase, and there will be no required homework.

A light meal will be served at 6:30 pm (donations appreciated), and the study will begin at 7.

For more information email Michael and Marilyn Pollard.


Brisket Fundraiser for the Super Bowl
Posted January 18, 2018

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday on Feb 4 - orders being taken until Saturday January 27 for 1/2 brisket for $45, whole brisket for $65, or by the pound $8/lb.

This fundraiser is being done by the Whitney High School Musical Fine Arts Booster group. They support the band, color guard, Royelle drill team and choir. Call Sarah at 254-205-2896 to reserve your brisket.


Fixer Upper Businesses
Posted January 11, 2018

A White Bluff resident, Reba Miller, recently visited The Sawmill as seen on the Fixer Upper TV show, met the owner, Aubrey Stringer, and ordered a new mantel from him. She thought other home owners might also be interested in getting a nice or upgraded fireplace mantel, and offered to answer any questions. She can be reached at 972-489-4783.

The sawmill is located at 108 S 4th St in Valley Mills. Other Fixer Upper related businesses include


Reflective House Numbers May Save Your Life
Posted January 11, 2018

All newly constructed homes in White Bluff are required to have reflective house numbers displayed near the street. Owners of previously built homes are STRONGLY encouraged to add these numbers to their curb if they have not already done so.

Because of the non-standard house numbering system we have within White Bluff, it can be difficult for first responders to find a home quickly during an emergency. A few years ago, the WB VFD was called to a residence for a suspected heart attack. It was the middle of the night, and pitch black. The residence did not have reflective house numbers displayed at the street and this cost the VFD extra time locating the home. Luckily, the delay had no impact on the prognosis. But, next time, it might.

The WB VFD sells a pair of street numbers for $30 including installation. To order these numbers for your home, go to the order form on the WBVFD webpage.


New Book Released by WB Authors
Posted November 27, 2017

WB residents Leonard and Mary Tullie Critcher have recently released a book about the DFW metroplex.

Welcome To The Metroplex! is a complete guide to everything the DFW area has to offer. Whether you are a new arrival and trying to acclimate yourself to the seemingly endless venues and things to see and do OR you already consider yourself a Texan through and through, Welcome To The Metroplex! is THE SOURCE for everything in the Dallas / Fort Worth area!

To order this book for yourself or for a gift, go to their Welcome to the Metroplex website.


Sewer Rates for 2018
Posted November 27, 2017

If sewer rates are set in 2018 as they have been in the past, then next year's sewer rates for your home will be based on your total water usage on the December, January and February bills. To minimize your sewer rate next year, be sure to conserve water as much as possible during this time period.

Keep in mind that meters may be read a few days before the end of the month.



WBVFD Cookbook
Posted November 19, 2017

Don’t stress about what to buy your family and friends for Christmas this year. Give them a wonderful present from where you love to live!

Get your “Smokin Hot” WBVFD cookbook now before they are all gone.  Prices are $15.00, and donations are always welcome. You may pick them up Monday, November 20th at the firehouse between 5:00 and 6:15 p.m.  You may also order by e-mail at wbvfdfast@yahoo.com or call one of the ladies below to place an order.

Proceeds will go towards purchase of much needed new bunker gear for our firefighters.  Their current gear is old and outdated, well past the recommended time to keep them safe when fighting a fire for our community.

Your fire department thanks you for your support. Contact Dottie Redding at 694-8053, Anne Fox at  694-7334, or Terry Pierce at 694-7834.



Cars and Coffee Comes to Hillsboro
Posted November 9, 2017

You've seen them around the US, and now we have one right here in Hill County, and what a great venue at the huge Outlets at Hillsboro parking lot. The event is hosted by the Hillsboro Department of Public Safety.

Nearly 100 cars participated in the first event on October 14th and the next one is scheduled for Sunday November 19th from 8-11 AM. Everything from classics and muscle cars to modern muscle and exotics were present at the first event. Fifteen local businesses provided giveaways. All cars and trucks are invited.

There is no charge to enter. See photos and videos from the first event and keep tabs on the next scheduled event at their Facebook page @CarsCoffeeHillsboro, or ask to be placed on their email list by sending a request to sleal@hillsborotx.org.


WB VFD BBQ on Sat, Oct 21 - Rain or Shine
Posted October 20, 2017

The annual WB VFD BBQ fundraiser will be held this Saturday, October 21 from 5 pm - 9 pm at the firehouse.

In case of rain, there will be plenty of room indoors for you to sit.

Dinner will be served from 5:00 - 6:30.

For tickets, email Linda Yeary or call her at 254-221-0101. For more information, see the VFD BBQ & Music flyer or email Linda Wilmarth or call her at 254-205-3693.



Tupperware Fundraiser to Benefit CPS
Posted October 20, 2017

Roberta May is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Hill County Child Protective Services Board. If you stop by her home at 1138 Neches Trail  and buy any of the Tupperware she has in stock between now and the end of November, then she will donate a portion of her proceeds to CPS.

Call ahead at 694-4489 to be sure she will be home.



Help Keep Your Firefighters Safe - BBQ on Sat, Oct 21
Posted October 16, 2017

The annual WB VFD BBQ fundraiser will be held this Saturday, October 21 from 5 pm - 9 pm at the firehouse.

Funds raised at the event will be used to buy new equipment for the firefighters. The cost to outfit one fireman is

Bunker coat and pants $ 800
Nomex hood $ 20
Boots $ 200
Helmet $ 160
Radio $ 900
Pager $ 300
Flashlight $ 30
Gloves $ 45
Self-contained breathing apparatus $ 3800
   
Total $ 6,255

For tickets, email Linda Yeary or call her at 254-221-0101. For more information, see the VFD BBQ & Music flyer or email Linda Wilmarth or call her at 254-205-3693.



Electronics Recycling
Posted October 2, 2017

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WBVFD will again offer as a benefit to White Bluff residents the transport of items to Itasca for Hilco's recycling program. A list of acceptable items is in the flyer in this article.

You may bring your items to the fire station at any time and place them by the flag pole. The items will be taken inside the building each evening. If you need assistance with getting an item to the fire station, email Guin McGinnis or call him at 694-2187.

Please have your items at the fire station prior to October 24.

Note: Hilco does not accept loose batteries for recycling, but both Home Depot and Lowes accept Lithion Ion batteries at their Customer Service desks.


Paw Pals Garage Sale on Oct 14-15
Posted October 2, 2017

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Paw Pals, the Hill County animal shelter, will be holding its annual garage sale on October 14-15 in Hillsboro. Donations can be dropped off from Oct 9 - Oct 13.

See the poster for more information, or email Ron Stone with questions.


WB VFD BBQ & Music Fundraiser on October 21-
Tickets on Sale at Mailboxes Monday, October 2
Posted August 28, 2017


Tickets to the 11th annual White Bluff VFD BBQ & Music fundraiser are now available from VFD members. Additionally, tickets will be sold at all of the mailboxes on the afternoon of Monday, October 2. You can also purchase tickets online or make a donation directly to the fire department.




The event will be held Saturday, October 21, from 5 - 9 p.m. at the firehouse. Tickets are $40 per couple, $20 for singles, and kids are $5 at the door.  Proceeds will go to help pay for new bunker gear for the firefighters.

This year's menu will feature BBQ brisket and sausage, beans, potato salad, drink and dessert. Dinner will be served from 5 - 6:30 p.m. A DJ will once again spin tunes from the 50's and 60's along with country tunes for the young and young-at-heart. Requests are always welcome.

A raffle will be held that night for the quilt pictured. This beautiful quilt, which was handmade and donated by the WB "Going to Pieces" quilting group, features shades of reds and beiges.



Rides on one of the fire engines will be available for the kids and any interested adults. The VFD also expects to have a Careflight helicopter and/or ambulance on display.

A raffle and silent auction will be held that evening. Janet Ashley is coordinating collection of items for this. You can email Janet or call her at 254-694-4965 or call/text 214-808-3963.

Please bring your own chairs. Alcohol is not permitted.

For tickets, email Linda Yeary or call her at 254-221-0101. For more information, see the VFD BBQ & Music flyer or email Linda Wilmarth or call her at 254-205-3693.


CPS Fundraisers on Oct 14
Posted August 28, 2017

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Hill County Child Protective Services will hold its 6th annual fundraiser on Saturday, October. As in past years, the event will be held at the Hill County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro, and will run from 5 pm - 8 pm.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Each ticket includes a BBQ dinner and a chance for a door prize.

 

On the same day, CPS will also hold a Motorcycle Toy Run. This event leaves from Atwood's in Waco at 4:30 pm and ends at the fundraiser in Hillsboro.


Courier & Taxi Service for White Bluff
Posted July 26, 2017

WB resident Wil Hasty has started a business called Blue Car Courier & Taxi for all your transportation needs from local to DFW. Fares are $12.00 per hour or $6.00 per half-hour (minimum). He will run errands to pick up things in town for you, or will pick you up and take you to where you want to go.

Call 254-694-8216 or 817-932-0873 (cell) to arrange for his services.


Car Wash on June 24
Posted June 13, 2017

Help White Bluff Chapel Vacation Bible School tweens raise money for local charities. Get your car washed on Saturday, June 24, from 1 pm - 3 pm at the White Bluff Chapel parking lot.

Also, the VBS children will be praying for local individuals in need of prayer. Prayer requests may be sent to yak0622@aol.com or carobinson1054@yahoo.com.



VBS at WB In June
Posted May 22, 2017

The 2017 White Bluff Chapel Vacation Bible School will be held from Wednesday, June 21 through Sunday June 25.

Online student and volunteer sign up plus additional information is available at the WBC website 2017 VBS information page. For further information, email Debbie Bradley or call her at 694-8078 or 817-998-1997, or email Kay Lea Scott or call her at 694-5738 or 254-479-1347.


High School Exchange Students
Posted May 22, 2017

Ross Carnes is looking for host families for exchange students who arrive in August and stay for the school year. They are boys and girls ages 15-17 with many different interests and from all over the world.

If you would like to know more about hosting, please email Ross.


New WB 911 Medical Form Available
Posted May 22, 2017

Medical emergencies can happen anytime. You may be home alone. Or others in the house with you may not be able to recall your medical history when 911 responders arrive.

Help 911 help you by filling out the NEW WBVFD File of Life Emergency Information form. Print the form two-sided on a single piece of paper. Fill it out in pencil to make it easy to update whenever anything changes.

Make a copy of the form for two reasons. First, keep this in your wallet - it's a good medical summary that can be helpful if you are away from home when an emergency strikes or when seeing a new doctor for the first time. Second, if you get transported to the hospital in case of an emergency the copy on your refrigerator may end up left at the hospital.

Once you've made your copies, then place the original in a red plastic magnetic File of Life holder on the outside of your refrigerator. These are available from the WB VFD - you can email Kathy Corbin or call her at 214-223-4078.


WB Prayer Meeting on May 17
Posted May 10, 2017

White Bluff Chapel will host a community wide prayer meeting on Wednesday, May 17 at 7PM. The purpose of this prayer time will be to seek God's will for the annual meeting of the POA which is held the following Saturday.

No names will be mentioned, no personalities will be discussed. It will be a simple time of prayer to seek the heart and wisdom of God for all.


Save the Date - WB VFD BBQ Fundraiser on Oct 21
Posted March 20, 2017

The 11th annual WB VFD BBQ & Music fundraiser will be held this year on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Tickets go on sale in person at the WB POA annual meeting in May. In addition you can purchase couples, singles, and kids tickets online now.

This annual event is the primary fundraiser for the VFD and always draws a good crowd. Make plans to save that evening for a great time with your neighbors.


Support Group in Whitney
Posted March 20, 2017

"Reach Up" is an out-reach program for families/friends of people who have drug/alcohol addictions. They offer a place to come to "let off steam" so to speak. It is a group that basically share issues/concerns/problems they have been having with their loved ones, while getting support/comfort from those who have been dealing with these same issues for years.

This is a Christ centered group - they only offer scriptures, support and understanding along with the knowledge that no one is alone in this issue (even though you sometimes feel you are). The leaders have dealt with addict children for years and still do at times. They know from experience how heartbreaking it is, how much turmoil it can cause and that they can't fix the problem - only God can.

They meet at the Open Range Cowboy Church Community Center on FM 1713 every Thursday night from 6:30 pm to about 7:30 pm. If you  would like more information, please email reachuptoGod@gmail.com.


WBLGA Begins Season
Posted February 27, 2017

The White Bluff Ladies Golf Association is having their tee off meeting and play day on Monday, March 6 at 9:00 am at the Old Course. The cost is $25 to join the WBLGA and $25 to establish a handicap.

For more information contact Monica Copeland at 254-413-3119 or Linda Yeary at 254-221-0101.


Free Safe Drivers' Class
Posted February 17, 2017

AARP is sponsoring a safe drivers' class for people age 50 and over. It will be held at McLennan Community College in north Waco on Friday, March 3 from 9 am - 1 pm.

Many insurance companies offer discounts for completing the course. A $20 certificate available after the class may be required to get the discount.

For more details on this and other classes see the McLennan Lifelong Learning brochure or call 254-299-8888.


Concerts in Cleburne
Posted February 17, 2017

Songbird Live, "The Best Little Listening Room in Texas" features a wide variety of concerts in downtown Cleburne. Most concerts are held on Saturday evenings and there are typically two per month.

Some examples of what's scheduled for 2017 include Irish step dancing, country & western, Beatles and Chicago tribute bands, concert bands, a blues guitarist, a harpist, a jazz vocalist and much more.

The venue is located at 210 E Henderson, just a block east of the square. For more information and to hear samples of each scheduled performer, go to the Songbird Live website or call 817-489-4840.


New POA Website
Posted January 19, 2017

The White Bluff Property Owners' Association (WBPOA) has released its own website that is exclusively controlled by the POA. The site contains an archive of news, meeting minutes, and financial information. There is also information on board members, upcoming meetings as they are announced, and a proxy form.

The website can be found at www.whitebluffpoa.com.

Jim Fletcher, secretary of the POA sent out an email earlier this morning announcing the new website. If you did not receive that email from Jim and wish to be added to the POA email list, you can email Jim at jimf@whitebluffpoa.com or you can fill out the WBPOA Signup form online.


FM 933 at Blum Temporarily Closed
Posted January 19, 2017

The railroad crossing on FM 933 just north of Blum is scheduled to be closed from 4 am on Monday, January 23 through 5 pm on Wednesday, January 25. Plan on using an alternate route if you need to head north during that time period.


Trip to New Orleans & Biloxi in April-May
Posted January 19, 2017

Calling senior travelers: The Senior Circle, sponsored by Hill Regional Hospital, has a few openings left on its next trip, April 30-May 6. This bus trip will go to Biloxi and New Orleans.

Cost is $589 per person/ double occupancy. Travel insurance at $45 PP/ double occupancy is additional. The $589 price includes all breakfasts and 4 dinners, all fees to the attractions, and gratuities for driver and two tour guides.

While gaming is a part of the trip (the group will be staying at a Casino hotel at Bay St. Louis), there is plenty else to do. They will enjoy touring Bay St. Louis, have a guided tour of New Orleans with some free time in the French Quarter and on Bourbon Street, and then later enjoy a cruise on the Mississippi in a river boat before dinner.

Double occupancy is preferred, but there are some spaces for a single. Grab a friend and join them!

A reservation of $75 per person + insurance if you want it is due immediately. The rest of the money is due February 7th. Call Tricia Shelton at 254-580-8888, the Senior Circle line, or you may call her cell at 325-658-1343. She will be happy to send you a flyer about the trip. You need to be a member of the Senior Circle to come on this trip; it is $15/year or $27/year for a couple.


Missing Cat
Posted January 9, 2017

Cherie Thomas just moved into WB this last week at 10081 Crestridge Drive. Her male white cat with 6 black circles on top of his back and only a half tail accidentally escaped her new home while unpacking. His name is Six Pack.

If you find the cat, please call Cherie at 334-379-0091 or 334-733-8684.


White Bluff Chapel Bible Study on Feb 3-4
Posted January 9, 2017

A two-day Adult Bible Study will be held February 3-4 at White Bluff Chapel, according to Jody Yarbro, Chairperson of the Adult Education committee.  The Study will be led by Dr. Hulitt Gloer, Professor of Preaching and Christian Scriptures, Truett Theological Seminary.  The subject of the study is "Following Jesus in the 21st Century: Discipleship in Mark's Gospel".

The study will begin on Friday night February 3 at 7:00 PM.  The second day February 4 will begin at 9:00 AM with a continental breakfast and break for a sandwich luncheon at noon.  An afternoon session will continue until 2:00 PM.

You can call the Chapel office at 254-694-7060 Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and noon to register. These retreats have a large turnout each year so be sure to sign up early.  If you have questions, you can contact Jody Yarbro at 254-717-1557.



Storm Damages Marina
Posted January 2, 2017

A strong storm in the early morning hours of January 2 caused the 100 group of slips at the WB Marina to break free and blow south until they beached themselves. This is the southernmost group of slips, i.e. furthest from the Lighthouse.

While there is certainly damage to the structure roof and sidewalk, at this point it appears that the only boat that sustained damage was in slip 101.

No estimate of when this will be repaired is available yet.



Recycling Greeting Cards
Posted January 1, 2017

St Jude's Ranch for Children in Texas and Nevada collects used greeting cards for recycling on behalf of the kids. All types of greeting cards, including Christmas cards and especially birthday and thank-you cards, are needed.

The children of St Jude's participate in making new cards by removing the fronts of the cards and attaching a new back made with recycled paper.

If you would like to help, you can drop off any cards that you have in the box by the front door at the home of Ned and Linda Wilmarth, 46010 White Bluff Dr. You can cut off the backs and drop off just the fronts, or you can drop off the entire card. Greeting cards with handwriting on the back side of the front of the card cannot be used.

The cards should be dropped off by Sunday, January 22. For more information on the program, go to the St Jude's greeting card recycling program website.



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