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As we head into April, many Texas consumers are turning on their air conditioning systems for the long summer season.

Keep Olney Beautiful members setting up to serve at the hamburger fundraiser at Cub field April 5. Photo by will sadler

Wednesday, April 10, a new restaurant opened in Olney, and “That Place” is serving up barbecue to all who wish to partake.

Law Enforcement Agencies from all over Young County responded to the shooting at “That Place” barbeque restaurant in Olney, Texas. Photo by Will Sadler

Approximately 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, a random act of violence occurred at “That Place,” a barbecue restaurant located in the small community of Olney.

CyberGenerations Class of 2019 Photo by Will Sadler

Tuesday, April 9, Brazos Communications donated the use of their conference room for a cybersecurity class for senior citizens.

The American Legion Post 414 will host a bicycle safety event “Bicycle Rodeo” for children in first grade through fifth grade May 4 from 9 a.m. until noon near the downtown gazebo.

• Fitness Boot Camp is held at The Refuge, 1418 W. Elm Street in Olney, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. The camp is free and open to the public, ages 18 and older.


#7 Gabe Garza catching a pop fly to secure and out for the Olney Cubs photobywillsadler

The Cub of the week goes to Olney Varsity Cub #7 Gabe Garza.

#12 Cesar Flores Pitching against Seymour Panthers. Flores is the Cub of the week.

This is the district track meet from Archer. The official results of the District 9-2A Meet are as follows:

Parker Mayers takes first place in long jump Photo by will sadler

During the Olney Cubs varsity track meet March 21, Parker Mayers soars far above the competition to secure first place on the long jump with a distance of 22 feet and 5 inches.


Services for Damon Tucker, 58, of Bridgeport, Texas will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bridgeport, officiated by Pastor Rocky Johnson.

Zuleka Jerene Goodwin Jenkins, age 90 of Olney, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Wichita Falls following a lengthy illness.

Oretha A. Dodd Carr, age 93, passed on Friday, March 22, 2019, at Care Nursing and Rehab in Early, Texas, where she had been a short time resident.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m.

Stanley Ondricek, 83 of Olney, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Olney.

Nell Ray Hardesty, age 86, of Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas, went to be with the Lord on March 7, 2019.

Claudia Juanita Furr, age 100, died Friday, March 1, 2019 at Elmcroft of Graham. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m.

The Olney Enterprise

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Olney, Texas 76374

Phone: (940) 564-5558

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