The family is pictured holding memorabilia donated to Olney Heritage Museum. The manager’s jacket was worn by Al during his junior high school years when he managed the junior high school football team. The other jacket is his high school letterman jacket. The jersey is the one Al wore when he played football in junior high school. Left to Right: Anna Rogers, Melody Rogers, Jan Myers, Baby Audrey, Michelle McGee, and Rue Rogers holding son Ross.
Photo by Will Sadler
It was the year 1978, when the city of Olney came together for something nobody could possibly script even if they tried.
By ETHAN NICKEL, EDITOR
The Young County Republican Party held a Republican Gala on Nov. 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Young County Arena in Graham.
By ETHAN NICKEL, EDITOR
The Olney City Council met Monday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Mayor Phil Jeske, Mayor, Pro Tem Rue Rogers and all city council members were present.
By RONNI WALKER, PUBLISHER
City Council of the City of Olney, Texas held a regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. It was a normal meeting, with the citizen comment period with city council first on the agenda.
Carol Glover’s fall recital was Sunday, Nov. 3 at Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
The Hospice of Wichita Falls (HOWF) announced the 2019 Tree of Lights fundraiser at the media luncheon Thursday, Oct. 31.
The Newcastle Bobcats season came to a heartbreaking ending last night.
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Olney ISD hosted a Texas Math and Science Challenge Meet. The following schools came
to OJHS to compete: Kirby Middle School (4A), Barwise Middle School (5A), McNiel Junior High (5A), Springtown Middle
School (4A), Sweetwater Middle School (4A), Seymour Middle School (2A), Paradise Junior High (3A), and Olney Junior High
Friday, Nov. 8th, the Olney Varsity Cubs traveled to Alvord to face off against the Bulldogs for the Cubs final game of the season.
Anne Reinke is a Senior at Olney High School and has been making a huge difference in FFA and 4-H.
Friday October 25, started off the Olney Cubs annual Pink Out Senior Night with a Pink Out pep rally at the Olney High School Gymnasium.
The Newcastle Bobcats got a stellar victory Friday night against their rival the Bryson Cowboys 62-16 with the game ending a halftime.
Evelyn Charlene (Stringham) Taylor Ragland Young, 80, was born December 7, 1938 in Port Lavaca, Texas, to the late Leon and Mary Louise Stringham.
Kurt Johann Leemann, 73, was born July 15, 1946, in Winterthur, Switzerland, to the late Kurt and Helene (Gwizdala) Leemann. He passed from this life October 30, 2019, at home.
Funeral services for Bennie Ray Dodd, age 72, of Early will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday at the Early Church of Christ.
Lee Ester Bennett, age 94, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Grace Care Center in Olney. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.
Glenda Gay Harmon Whiteley, age 87, of Olney, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.
Eileen Reid Hilton, age 97, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.