Whitesboro to Celebrate 150 Years

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June 20th, 2023 City Council gives Lynda Anderson a Proclamation of the Mayor of Whitesboro, recognizing and Honoring Lynda Anderson and those Sponsors, Volunteers, and City of Whitesboro employees who made the Celebration of the Sesquicentennial (150 Year) anniversary of the City of Whitesboro a success.





Mayor Dave Blaylock and Lynda Anderson


For information on the History Book and the Time Capsule please contact Julie Arrington or Jeff Patterson  903-564-4000.  


We had a lot scheduled for the Sesquicentennial weekend June 2 & 3rd.


Friday June 2  was at the High School Softball Field Sponsored by Tender's Smokehouse

Starting at 6:00pm we had a Beard Contest.

6:30 – 7:30pm was a Corn-hole competition between the Fire Department and the Police Department. 

7:30 – 9:00pm We brought back the  World Serious Softball Game Back for this special occasion.  Look for this to continue every year .


Saturday June 3rd

Godwin Park 400 Wilson Street


Community Center at Godwin

9:00am Family Breakfast 

11:00am Pie Contest

1:00 pm Cake Walk


Main Stage – Sponsored by Holiday Auto Group

10:30am Opening Ceremonies

11-1 E-Flat Band  Sponsored by LoveJoys

1:15 to 2:15pm Cowboy Poet

2:30 -3:15pm RJ Karate Center

4-5pm Carl Vaughan Band

6-8 Sunday Wreckers Band


Godwin Park area –

11-5pm Kids Zone –  Sponsored by First United Bank 

12 activities for all ages. 

Chuck wagon Cooking Demonstration

Vendors of all kinds

History Tour –  11:30/1:30/3:30 



Purchase Time capsule envelopes if you would like to add something to the Time Capsule

Purchase Commemorative Coins (these are numbered and limited number) and Ornaments $20.00 each.

Pre-order you History Book $20.00 a book

9:00pm Whitesboro Industrial and Economic Development sponsored the Light Show for all to enjoy for the finale.