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A Hard Message

“Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “‘Thus says the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel,’” “‘If you will indeed go out to the officers of the king of Babylon, then you will live, this city will not b

Public sendoff

The City of Olney invites the public to a retirement party for longtime police dispatcher Deena Clark on Dec. 9 from 2-4 p.m. at City Hall, 201 E.

Sen. Springer discusses

State Sen. Drew Springer has filed 11 bills for the 88th Texas legislative session beginning on Jan. 10. Sen.

Olney and county law enforcement arrested 21 people in three separate instances of suspected human smuggling on State Highway 114 in a 24hour period, law enforcement officials said.

Olney Chamber Hosts Quarterly Luncheon

The Olney Chamber of Commerce [OCC] recently hosted their quarterly luncheon at the First Methodist Church of Olney, courtesy of Pastor Harrell Braddock.

Chamber’s Tree Lighting

The First Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run went off without a hitch on Nov.


Area schools meet for UIL

Olney elementary and junior high school scholars hosted a one-day University Interscholastic League competition on Dec.

JV Lady Cubs Beat Throckmorton Lady Hounds

JV Lady Cubs vs Throckmorton Lady Hounds : T The JV Lady Cubs recently took the Lady Hounds to the hoop, beating the Lady Hounds 30-24.

8U Flag Football Wins Championship

A Honor Roll 9th

Katelynn Bailey Bradi Bowers Brason Brock Eli Clayton Sawyer Edgington Jeffry Flores Adrian Gonzalez Caden Lane Lauren Pham Morgan Simmons


Daniel Ross Pearcy

Daniel Ross Pearcy

Daniel Ross Pearcy, age 68 passed away peacefully on November 23, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Franklin D. Scobee

Franklin D. Scobee, 89, passed away peacefully in his home in Burkburnett, Texas on Wednesday October 26, 2022.

Barbara Joan Hall Walker

Barbara Joan Hall Walker passed gently into her eternal home on November 14, 2022. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m.

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Marilyn Hall Cantrell, age 78, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Hospice of Wichita Falls.

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Della Wilhelmine Helena (Dieterich) Heckmann, 95, died on October 25, 2022, in Georgetown, Texas. She was born near Otto, Texas to Ernst and Gretchen (Berndt) Dieterich on December 5, 1926.

Bettie Lorene Harris

Funeral services were held Friday, October 7, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Lunn Funeral Home for Bettie Lorene Harris, age 88 of Olney, Texas.