Softball season begins for Lady Cubs
Ladycats claim Bi-District Championship
City oks zoning to bring retailer to Hwy 79 lots
Young Cty GOP gathers at Hudson’s on Main
OISD to seek $8.3 mln bonds
City cleanup begins with teardown

News Stories

A Prayer for My Kids: Don’t Live for the Audience

Kids, you are growing up in a different world than I grew up in. Your lives will always be lived in front of an audience.

Meet the Candidate: Kerri Kingsbery for House District 68

Cooke County business woman Kerri Kingsbery is running for the 68th Texas House District seat against incumbent Rep. David Spiller in the March 5 primary.

Be Watchful

Brothers and sisters in Christ, prepare your hearts for war. For such a time as this, you have been called into the Great battle to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.

City oks zoning to bring retailer to Hwy 79 lots

The Olney City Council on Feb.

The filing window closed on Feb. 16 for candidates in the May 4 municipal election.

Young Cty GOP gathers at Hudson’s on Main

Young County Republicans gathered at Olney’s newest restaurant, Hudson’s on Main, to campaign and show support for candidates running in the March 5 primary election.

Police arrested an Olney woman on a charge of indecency with a child after the teenage victim told school officials that he had been sexually abused on multiple occasions, according to a police aff

State Capital HIGHLIGHTS

Federal judge appears skeptical of new border law A federal judge is expected to rule quickly on the constitutionality of a Texas law about to go into effect that institutes new state penalt

Sports

The Olney Cubs Varsity basketball team had a game against played an away game against Seymour on in Seymour Friday, Feb. 9. The ending score was 63-49, and Olney fell short.

Softball season begins for Lady Cubs

The 2024 Olney Lady Cubs softball season is finally here. The softball girls began practicing Jan. 16 and had their first game of the season on Feb. 13, against Millsap High School.

Ladycats claim Bi-District Championship

The Newcastle Ladycats basketball squad has been unstoppable this season, going undefeated in district including crushing the Bellevue Lady Eagles to claim the Bi-District Championship.

Olney Seniors Celebrate Senior Night

The OHS Lady Cubs and Cubs basketball Seniors recently celebrated Senior Night with friends, family, and the community before the last game of the season for the Lady Cubs.

OHS debate team earns perfect scores at state meet

Tuesday, February 6th, Lani Caffey led both of her CX Debate teams to advance to the state meet at UT Austin on March 11-12.

The Olney Lady Cubs played their final away game against Petrolia High School on Friday, Feb. 2. The game was close, but Petrolia won by five points and ended the game 25-20.

Obituaries

Walter “Woody” Kuykendall

Walter “Woody” Kuykendall, age 70, of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, in Edmond.

Kay Frances Madera, 82, of Wichita Falls, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2024 surrounded by loved ones.

Dorothy Caroline “Carol” Cook

In loving memory of an extraordinary woman, Dorothy Caroline “Carol” Cook, of the Spring Creek Community, peacefully gained her wings and reunited with her husband Jack, at the age of 84 on Decembe

Anna-Lynn Anderson

Anna-Lynn Anderson, age 67, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 in Houston, Texas. Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Lunn Funeral Home.

Melinda Ferrell

Melinda Ferrell

Melinda Helen McNutt Ferrell, passed away on November 14, 2023 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 83.

Dr. David Franklin Lovett

Dr. David Franklin Lovett, age 75, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023. David was born on June 02, 1948 in Olney, Texas to Dr. Raymond and Hazel Lovett.