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Olney High School is at it again, only this semester they’re not building an airplane - it’s a robot.

Far fewer residents were present on Monday, as were Roberts and his attorney. After a brief closed session, the council passed three motions.

Members of the Orth 4-H club assembled cleaning buckets for victims of Hurricane Harvey.  The buckets contained various cleaners, gloves, insect repellent, mask, trash bags, paper towels, scrub bru

“The one sight that stands out in my mind is the one during World War I, where they utilized 20,000 dogs, and as many of you know, since then we have used many, many, many more dogs over the years

Robert Stark was presented with a Master Pilot as well as a Master Mechanic award from the Federal Aviation Administration during a presentation at Air Tractor last week.

Two years after 22-year-old Leah Martin's body was found, Elton Carroll "E.C." Blair will appear in court on capital murder and tampering with evidence charges next month in Breckenridge.

Former Young County employee Phillip Swan filed a whistleblower lawsuit in 30th District Court in Wichita Falls on March 17, 2017.

Kelsi Messick, 31-years-old, was returning home to Graham from Olney where she had spent the last couple of hours in the Hamilton Hospital’s ER with a patient. Messick was a hospice nurse.


The Cubs traveled to Stamford on Friday. Olney was coming off a 0-56 homecoming loss to Haskell. Stamford snagged a W against Haskell the previous week in a 55-0 shutout.

On Friday the Cubs hosted the Petrolia Pirates. Olney anticipated a home field advantage in hopes that it would increase their chances of victory.

Last Saturday the Lady Cubs traveled to Seymour where they competed at the cross country meet. The meet took place at Seymour High School. 

OLNEY—  The Olney High School Cubs picked up their first Region II District II win after easily dispatching Northside 17-2.

OLNEY—  The Olney High School baseball team opened up District II Region II play Monday against Archer City, but fell 16-13.


Olney ~ Lucille Hays, age 97, a “dyed in the wool Methodist,” was greeted in Heaven by the Lord and a host of family and friends on October 9, 2017 in Olney, Texas.

Debora Gail Holtzclaw, age 68 died Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in Olney, Texas. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

Olney ~ Eva Joy Strealy, age 90, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Harry F. Moberly, Jr., age 75 of Olney, Texas, passed away on October 19, 2017.

Olney ~ Wayne McKinney, 88, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017, in Waco, Texas.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m.

Olney ~ James H. Pace, age 71, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017, in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m.

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