News Stories

Yeti Raffle Winner Greg Buenger Photo by will sadler

On Monday, April 1, the Olney Chamber of Commerce held the drawing at Brazos Communications to select a winner for a Yeti cooler, Rambler low ball, Rambler coaster, Rambler tumbler 20oz and 30oz, R

Congrtulations to Kenneth Blassingame for his 30 years of service with the City of Olney.

The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden continues to be Kerrville’s top tourist attraction drawing over a hundred thousand visitors a year from all 50 states and at least 80 countries.

The community Easter service is at First United Methodist Church this Sunday, April 14, at 6 p.m. The entire community is invited to come to 110 W. Elm Street in Olney.

• 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.

House of Mercy Graduate Charlee Rogers standing with House of Mercy Director Preston Crow Photo by nancy bowden

Charlee Rogers grew up in a household with parents that she says were there but not present. Her parents were not believers and their lifestyle showed it.

Cybersecurity program launches for high school girls to reduce the digital skills gap in America

Our peak storm season is upon us, meaning that lightning, wind and trees could combine forces to cause power outages.

Sports

#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.

Olney Junior High Eighth-grader Jose blows by the competition in track. Photo by will sadler

Olney Cub of the Week honor goes to Olney Junior High eighth-grader Jose.

Gabe Garza No. 7 catches a pop fly to secure an out for the Cubs. Photo by will sadler

Tuesday, March 19, the Olney Cubs took on the Petrolia Pirates varsity baseball team. Pictured is Gabe Garza No.

Obituaries

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.

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