The 4th. Annual Discover Downtown Whitney and Classic Car show was a tremendous success with 63 vehicles entered and over 2,000 people in attendance. The trophies were presented by the 2014 Miss Pioneer Day Kendra Ramsey and picture #093 are just some of the winners & participants.
The Peoples Choice Award, voted on by the general public, was Paul Warrick of Cleburne with his 1940 F100 Pick up truck.
The 50/50 raffle money of $53.00 was won by Robert Comer of Whitney and the other $53.00 will be mailed to the American Cancer Society to honor October Breast Cancer month.
The Halloween Haunted House Inflatible raffle was won by Jason Linnenkugal of Whitney. “Cool Treats” of Whitney were here selling sodas and Blue Bell Ice Cream and we thank them for attending.
The Bosque County Classic Car Club also showed up as entrants and brought many door prizes for us to give away and gave a trophy from their club to Woody Thomas of Whitney with his 1953 Nash Metropolitan. The Chamber is so appreciative of their generosity and participation in our Whitney Classic Car Show.
The following categories show this years’ winners:
Honorable Mention: James Sundergaard-Clifton with a 1967 Army Ambulance
Honorable Mention: Carroll Estes-Hillsboro with a 1935 Dodge Car Hauler
Lawn Mower Racer winner: Wayne Lancaster of Whitney with a 1979 Craftsman
Motorcycle Winner: Frankie Douglas-Burleson with a 2013 Harley Davidson
Pre 59’s Trucks: Paul Warrick-Cleburne with a 1940 F100 Pick Up
60’s & Up Trucks: David Ables-Whitney with a 1964 Chevy Pick Up
CARS: Pre 48’s & Earlier:
1st.-Rene Maldonado-Cleburne with a 1934 Ford
2nd.-Gary Cheek-Hillsboro with a 1931 Ford
3rd.-Fred Hargrove-Hillsboro with a 1934 Chevy Master
Cars 49’s to 59’s:
1st.-Charles Scott-Blum with a 1956 Chevy 2dr. Hardtop
2nd.-Michael Ward-Whitney with a 1955 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
3rd.-Richard Henry-Whitney with a 1958 Chevy Impala Convertible
Cars 60’s to 69’s:
1st.-Michael McCorkle-Grand prairie with a 1967 Ford Mustang 2dr.
2nd.-Don Bolduc-Clifton with a 1968 Austin Healey Sprite
3rd.-Rick Willia-Hillsboro with a 1967 Plymouth Barracuda
Cars 79\0’s to 79’s:
1st.-Charles & Loraine Easterling-Hillsboro with a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle
2nd.-Joe Hromadka-West with a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
3rd.-Frankie Douglas-Burleson with a 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Cars 80’s & Up:
1st.-Robert Comer-Whitney with a 2002 Corvette Convertible
2nd.-Bobby Clarkin-Whitney with a 1993 Ford Mustang GT
3rd.-Mac McKnight-Waco with a 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carolo SS Dale Earnhart Tribute
Our goal is to have 100 vehicles entered for the last Saturday in October of 2015 and we
thank the City of Whitney for allowing us the space and for all the merchants as we surrounded
their businesses with cars, trucks, motorcycles, lawn mowers and animals.
2nd. ANNUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME PET PARADE:
1st. Place Debbie Jones-Whitney with her English Bulldog T-BONE
2nd. Place Rexann Bissing-Whitney with her Cocker Spaniel PEACH
3rd. Place Kym Flores-Kopperl with her Teacup Yorkie MAZI
Honorable Mention: Debbie Jones-Whitney with her Bulldog PORK CHOP
Honorable Mention: Gary Brewer-Whitney with his German Shephard ELECTA
A great time was had by all in the 2nd. Annual Pet Parade and we anticipate
more entries for next year on the last Saturday in October. Third time will be a charm.