Olney Elementary’s fourth-graders visit Olney Heritage Museum

Olney Elementary School Fourth-graders and their teachers visited Olney Heritage Museum October 25. The students paused for a moment to pose for a photo on the children’s side of the museum. Photo by Will Sadler

National Night Out brings community together

Photo on left: Youth of Olney were having plenty of fun dancing to the music DJ by Chris Widner. Photo on right: Chris Widner of Widner Productions was on the scene to make sure everyone was having a great time with a mix of popular music. Photos by Will Sadler

Olney Community Library is hosting “Dancing Stars of Olney” on Nov. 1

Pictured are some of the members of the fundraising committee (L-R): Trudy Capps, Julie Campbell, Lori Cox, Anna Rogers and Melissa Edgington. Not pictured: Karen Craig, Jennifer Scott and Lyndsey Miller Photo by Will Sadler

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The mirror ball trophy goes to ...

Tower of Power takes home the big win. The winning team included Rue Rogers, Jodee Wales, Hunter Enloe and Harrison Wellman. Photo by Will Sadler

The winners of the 2019 Dancing Stars of Olney are Rue Rogers, Jodee Wales, Hunter Enloe and Harrison Wellman—collectively known as the Tower of Power.  

Olney Elementary’s fourth-graders visit Olney Heritage Museum

Olney Elementary School Fourth-graders and their teachers visited Olney Heritage Museum October 25. The students paused for a moment to pose for a photo on the children’s side of the museum. Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Elmentary fourth-graders visited the Olney Heritage Museum Friday, Oct. 25.

FREE Concert at Olney Community Library, Nov. 7

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.

The Highlights

There were more than 200 guests who attended the 2019 Dancing Stars of Olney Event. Photo by Will Sadler

The Highlights

The Teams

The winning team was Tower of Power, which included (L-R) Jodee Wales, Rue Rogers, Hunter Enloe and Harrison Wellman Photo by Will Sadler

The Teams

Carol Glover’s fall recital showcases the talented youth of Olney

Carol Glover’s music students at the Fall Recital held at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Olney, Texas Nov. 3, 2019. Photo by Ronni Walker

Carol Glover’s fall recital was Sunday, Nov. 3 at Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

The Hospice of Wichita Falls announces the 2019

The Hospice of Wichita Falls launches teh 2019 Tree of Lights campaign. Pictured Left to Right: Keynote speaker Dee King and CEO Alisa Echols. Photo by Ronni Walker

The Hospice of Wichita Falls (HOWF) announced the 2019 Tree of Lights fundraiser at the media luncheon Thursday, Oct. 31.

Sports

OHS student excels in FFA

Photo Submitted by Becky Whitmire

Anne Reinke is a Senior at Olney High School and has been making a huge difference in FFA and 4-H.

Cubs vs Chico Dragons

# 5 Brian Hernandez of the Olney Cubs breaking through the Chico Dragons defensive line with a nice run. Photo by Will Sadler

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.

Newcastle Bobcats

Olney Cubs Cheerleaders and Cub Football players decked out in pink to bring awareness to breast cancer at the Pink Out Pep Rally. Photo by Will Sadler

The Newcastle Bobcats got a stellar victory Friday night against their rival the Bryson Cowboys 62-16 with the game ending a halftime.

Friday October 18, the Olney Cubs visited the Lindsay Knights to battle it out for a district game. They fell short that night falling to the Knights 62-0.

Newcastle Bobcats vs. Savoy Cardinals

Bobcat defense swarms the Cardinals offense. | Photo by Ethan Nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats took on Savoy this past Friday at home, putting on an offensive and defensive clinic. Winning by a score of 70-7, with everybody getting involved.

4-H and FFA members who plan to exhibit lambs and goats in the Young County Junior Livestock Show or any of the major livestock shows in Texas, must take part in the validation process.

Obituaries

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.

Bennie Ray Dodd

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

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.

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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.

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Bobby L. Self, age 86, of Olney, Texas passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Graham Oaks Care Center in Graham, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

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Jessie Randall Huffman (1941-2019)

Randall Huffman, age 77, of Fort Worth, Texas left this earth peacefully on Monday, October 7, 2019.

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