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L-R Preston Crow, Tammy Becerra and Trena Crow. photo contributed by nancy bowden

Since opening its doors on Sept. 15, 2017, many people have walked through the front door needing help.

An accident that resulted in a fatality occurred on Highway 79, north of Olney Thursday afternoon. Randall Weems, 68 of Olney, suffered injuries as the result of a single car accident.

EMS technicians Shannon Wright, Jordan Anthony, Jim Hicks Dalayna Riddle enjoy breakfast provided by the Junior Altruistic Club. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The Junior Altruistic Club hosted their annual “Breakfast for Badges” Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Hometown Coffee & Tea.

olney enterprise photo by william sadler

Young County Commissioner Stacey K. Rogers announced the sale of Trinity Hills Wind Farm located in Archer and Young counties.

A few months ago, we drove east, until the modest, stubby mesquite trees of West Texas gave way to the majestic, fragrant pines that hide the horizon and cover the eastern part of the state with lu

Many profess Jesus Christ as their Lord, who acknowledge their struggle with sinful passions, but who also use King David’s life to justify or to make themselves feel better about their sinful stru

New City Administrator Neal Welch. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The City of Olney would like to extend its warmest welcome to Neal Welch as the new City Administrator for the City as of Jan. 1, 2019.

Young County Commisioner’s Court

516 4th St. Graham, Texas January 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Olney City Council

Olney City Hall January 14 at 6 p.m.


Cub shoots a 3-pointer. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The Olney Cubs played the Petrolia Pirates Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the high school gym. The Cubs defeated the Pirates 57-20.

Lady Cub shoots for a 3-pointer unopposed. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The Lady Cubs played the Petrolia Pirates Tuesday, Jan. 8, in the high school gym. The Lady Cubs defeated the Lady Pirates 50-4.

Arryn Eli shoots for a 3-pointer against the Lady Rabbits. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The Newcastle Lady Cats played their 1st District game of the year against Graford Friday, Jan. 4, in the Newcastle gym. The Lady Cats claimed the victory with a score of 74-19.

The Olney Lady Cubs varsity basketball team played against the Quanah Lady Indians for their first game of 2019 Tuesday, Jan. 1, in Quanah, Texas.

Olney Cubs football players Cesar Flores (left) and Parker Mayers (right) were awarded Honorable-Mention Academic All-State by the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA)..

photo contributed by coach Jody Guy

The Lady Cubs varsity basketball team played in the Graford tournament Thursday, Dec. 27, through Saturday, Dec. 29.


Tony T. Bailey went home on November 29, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 78. Tony was born on January 5, 1940 in Olney, Texas to the late Denny and Vera (Crabb) Bailey.

Lowell Wright, age 91, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Kindred Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Kenneth Bishop, age 91, of Lubbock, Texas formerly of Olney, Texas, died Monday, January 7, 2019, at Brookdale Grand Court in Lubbock. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

Gentry, age 81, of Sherman, Texas entered into rest on Saturday December 29, 2018. Royce was born Sunday February 7, 1937 to Leona Gentry and Robert Gentry in Carrollton, Texas.

Former Olney resident Melanie Dawn Dixon, 55, of Wichita Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at Hospice of Wichita Falls. A celebration of life will be planned later.

Billy Ross Averett, age 86, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m.

The Olney Enterprise

213 E. Main St.
PO Box 577

Olney, Texas 76374

Phone: (940) 564-5558

Fax: (940) 564-3992