Sr. Cub Center Makes deliveries to Seniors

Pictured are Jerri Corbin ( Director of the Senior Cub Center Olney Texas) and James Wiley who helps deliver meals to seniors in Olney along with driving the shuttle van. Photo By Will Sadler

Refuge hosts Painting Class

Mother-Daughter Painting Class at the Refuge: Back (Left to Right): April Smith, Tannah Smith, Terri Hayter, Adelade Edgington, Melissa Edgington, Bethany Reeves, Madi Clayton (hidden), Raylee Clayton, Christi McDaniel, Ashleigh Clayton, Front (Left to Right): Annette Rodgers, Celeste Rodgers, Lyexi Smith, Jessica Hayter, Kelli Belyeu, Kylie Belyeu, Jennifer Reeves Photo Submitted By Kristy Nantz

Sweden’s wildfire defense expands with Air Tractor scooper water bombers

Air Tractor Europe owner and CEO Vicente Huerta (left) and Saab AB, Support & Services Technical Director Peter Corselli upon delivery of the second AT-802F Fire Boss for Sweden’s Civil Contingencies Agency. Photo Submitted By Air Tractor

News Stories

Larimore’s passion for art still strong after 41 years

“Summer Harvest” Pastel painting by Barbara Larrimore. Photo By Barbara Larrimore

Barbara Larimore, local artist, started doing art as a hobby in 1979. It very quickly became a passion.

Stand with Dustin Heard and the Men of Raven 23

Dustin Heard Photo Submitted By Leatha Hirsch

Hello Olney!

This will be the first of several documents we post as we continue to plan for the 2020-2021 school year.

Arrests made:

Young County Commissioner’s Court held its first meeting of the month on July 13. The court began the meeting by discussing the June activity for the jail and the Sherriff ’s office.

Department of Defense sends teams to assist hospitals in COVID crisis

AUSTIN – As the dog days of summer continue and temperatures across the state top triple digits, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind all Texans to take extra safety precauti

Texas Press Association (TPA) Member Services Director, Ed Sterling, retired July 22. Sterling was employed by TPA for 28 years.


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Pictured Our the Lady Cub Summer Optimist league members: Aubrey Mahler, Abby Guerra, Makayla Torres, Mya Garcia, Brie Hagle, Aney Alvarez, Brianna Galindo, Olivia Enriquez, Sarah Roach, Taaron Scrogum, Sarah Green, Peyton Elliott and Ellie Hinson. Photo by Will Sadler

The Lady Cubs may have had their season cut short this year, but they are making up for lost ground by taking part in the Sunrise Optimist Club’s summer softball league.

HONOR ROLL - 4th Six Weeks Olney High School



Hallie Cuba

Adelade Edgington

Cooper Lane

District 9-2A Highlights


#0-Awtry Blagg- Windthorst- Sr

Offensive MVP

#11-Grant Wright- Seymour- Jr

Defensive MVP

Lady Cubs vs. Haskell

Maddy Green pictured left hit a home run early in the Lady Cub vs Millsap Bulldog game on March 2, to help the Lady Cubs claim victory over the Bulldogs.

HONOR ROLL - 4th Six Weeks

Olney Elementary



Daniela Alvarado

Braden Ballentine

Harper Bitner

Ledger Bitner


Obituary: Truman Harris Prestridge III

Trey was born 7-17-1969. He has gone to be with his Lord in Heaven on June 17. Trey was a child of the Lord in Heaven. He had accepted the Lord as his savior.

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Bobby Bailey, age 86, died June 23, 2020 at his home in Newcastle, Texas. Family visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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Joy Graham, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Family visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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James Wayne Roberts, age 70, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.

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Richard Kirk Person 9-17-32 to 6-21-2020. Richard passed away quietly Sunday evening Father’s Day at Kirkwood Manor in New Braunfels, Texas.

Loreda Parsons Drum

Over the years our mother recorded stories about her and her family member’s lives. In 2014 she self-published her life story with the help of her cousin, Norma Sneed.

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