Cub, Lady Cub All-District Honors
Councilmembers take oath of office
OHS seniors get a ‘Real Life’ at financial seminar
Kee pleads to 8 yrs in OPD chase
Cub Baseball and Lady Cub Softball District Honors
OISD students go to state UIL contest in Austin

News Stories

Councilmembers take oath of office

Three incumbent City Councilmembers took the oath of office for new terms after a victory in the May 6 election that some said was a validation of the Council’s current priorities to clean up the C

OHS seniors get a ‘Real Life’ at financial seminar

In one of their last acts as high school students, OHS seniors spent a morning at The Refuge learning about “Real Life” budgeting from local community leaders and a Texas A&M AgriLife economist

Kee pleads to 8 yrs in OPD chase

An Olney man pleaded guilty to a felony charge stemming from a two-day crime spree through the City in January in exchange for an eightyear state prison sentence, prosecutors said.

What should you expect from your investments?

To help achieve your financial goals, you may need to invest in the financial markets throughout your life.

State Capital HIGHLIGHTS

House panel calls for Paxton’s impeachment

Egg prices plummet

Egg prices at the supermarket appear to be taking a supply and demand market-driven tumble, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Expert, but Olney’s backyard egg sellers say thei

TASTE of Olney

Danny’s recipe this week features a healthy way to use leftover rice and vegetables to create pork fried rice – a dish that is loved around the world for its simplicity and its delicate balance of

2023 Vacation Bible School at FBC Olney

This summer, students from Olney will sprint past go and collect truths about Jesus Christ at FBCO’s “Twists & Turns” Vacation Bible School (VBS).


Cub, Lady Cub All-District Honors

Jordan Jacoba, pitcher for the Olney Cubs, received the honor of First Team All-District for his prowess on the mound and power at bat.

Cub Baseball and Lady Cub Softball District Honors

Cameron McComack, center fielder for the Olney Cubs, received an Honorable Mention for All- District for his eagle eye in the outfield and solid at bat. Congratulations, Cameron!

FFA Banquet

Olney FFA Outgoing 2022-23 Olney FFA Officers were: [L-R] Josie Gentry-Historian, Eva Ekberg-Reporter, Taaron Scrogum-Sentinel, Aubrey Mahler-Secretary, Nataley Kelly-Treasurer, Ellie Hinson-Presid

FBCO nets lunch money with Chick-Fil-A

First Baptist Church of Olney hosted a Chick- Fil-A luncheon at its Fellowship Hall last Friday to raise funds for Youth Camp to Glorieta New Mexico.

OHS Athletic Banquet

Senior Gio Rockmore received the Cub Pride Award for his skills on the football field with the Cubs. Gio was known for his explosive runs out of the backfield, mowing over defenders.

OHS Athletic Banquet

Olney High School celebrated a very successful year of sports with its annual athletic banquet.


Michael Wayne Kimbro, Jr.

Michael Wayne Kimbro, Jr., age 52, of Electra, Texas, passed away Monday morning, May 22, 2023, in Electra.

Freddie Moss

Freddie Moss, 85 of Seymour, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023 in Wichita Falls.

Charlene Burris Vincent

Charlene Burris Vincent, 77, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023, in Graham. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Graham.

Sandra June Hausler Nickols

Sandra June Hausler Nickols, born June 1, 1944 in Olney, Texas, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, stepmother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2023.

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Charles William “Chuck” Chambers sauntered into the great beyond on March 24, 2023 at age 74 in Sherman, Texas.

Ronald Royce Dunagan, 89, of Henderson, Texas passed away on March 20, 2023. He was born December 12, 1933, to the late Bert and Opal (Beauchamp) Dunagan in Olney, Texas.