Young County Historical Commission hosted meeting at Olney Heritage Museum

(Back Row L-R) OHM Docent Ann Cumpton, Young County Historical Commission (YCHC) Member Susan Smith, YCHC Member, James Hayes (YCHC) Kent Pettus (YCHC) , George Plumlee (YCHC) DJ Meschkat (CEMCO). (Front Row L-R) Judy Hayes (YCHC), YCHC Member, Gay Storms (YCHC), Charlotta Hamilton (YCHC), Emily Plumlee, (YCHC), OHM Director Claire Meschkat, Mayor Pro Tem Rue Rogers and Docent Leatha Hirsch. Photo By Will Sadler

Texoma Gives increases awareness for Olney’s service organizations

Kristy and Rodney Nantz of The Refuge in Olney cooked and prepared all morning for this annual event that so many look forward to each year. Forty-three donors gave $122,720. See all TexomaGives participants and photos on Page 8. Photo By Will Sadler

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The Olney Junior High School students pictured aboce have qualified for the DUKE Talent Identification Program scoring 95% or higher on one or more of their STAAR exams as a sixth-grader. (Starting from back left): Joseph McGeehon, Zachary Estridge, Aidyn Bitner, Caleb Johnson (front row from left) Victoria Shelton, and Joselyn Marquez. Photo Submitted by Rebecca McAnally

News Stories

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The 21st Annual March for Jesus was held on Oct. 5 with the lineup at 9 a.m., march at 10 a.m. and the program at the Civic Center at 11 a.m.

Hospice of Wichita Falls is hosting a Fall Carnival FREE to the public to show our appreciation to the community and families we have had the honor to serve.

The 2020 elections are just around the corner. November 9th is the first day to file to be on the primary election ballot on March 3, 2020 for offices in Texas - from U.S.

Small-scale gardening and large-scale farming have much in common, and Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Learning from the Ground Up program helps students make that connection.

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Olney Junior High Schoool Students. Photo Submitted by Rebecca McAnally

Olney Junior High is excited to showcase our students’ results in their first virtual meet!

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Circle K Drive Employees L-R: Milton Savard, Manager Garner Castro, Josefina Palacios & Christine Hiatt Photo by Will Sadler

Oct. 1, 2019 was the official first day of the reemergence of the famous Circle K drive.

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The Refuge held an Elementary Evening Saturday, Oct. 5 from 3p.m-7p.m for kindergarten through 5th grade.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the administration’s new executive order to expand health care choices for seniors:


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#4 Will Bernhardt was on fire on the defensive side of the ball against the Seymour Panthers Friday October 11. Pictured is Bernhardt making an impressive tackle causing a fumble recovered by the Cubs.
Photo by Will Sadler

Friday October 11, the Seymour Panthers showed up at Cub Stadium to battle the Olney Cubs.

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Bobcat defense tries to control the line of scrimmage. Photo by Ethan Nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats played a tough district game this past Friday, Oct. 11. Losing a heartbreaking game to Perrin by a score of 40-36.

Olney Cubs fall to the Quanah Indians

Olney Cubs defense goes for the tackle against Quanah Indians. Morgen Wilk (# 68) and Brian Hernandez (#
5) are positioned for the defensive line and linebacker respectively. Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Cubs fall to the Quanah Indians at the Friday night football game in Quanah Oct. 4.

Bobcats lose a tough one to May Tigers

Bobcats pounce on Tigers at the line of scrimmage. Photo by Tony Nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats took on May this past Friday in a game that was played in a way that the Bobcats have not been accustomed to all year long.

Newcastle’s Homecoming

Newcastle Homecoming Queen Amy Martinez and King Boomer Whitaker. Photo by Will Sadler

Newcastle High School celebrated homecoming this week with a variety of activities and events.

JV Cubs Tame the Lions

Thursday September 26, the mighty Cubs hosted the Vernon Lions for what became a battle of wills.


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Glenda Gay Harmon Whiteley, age 87, of Olney, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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Eileen Reid Hilton, age 97, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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Bobby L. Self, age 86, of Olney, Texas passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Graham Oaks Care Center in Graham, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

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Jessie Randall Huffman (1941-2019)

Randall Huffman, age 77, of Fort Worth, Texas left this earth peacefully on Monday, October 7, 2019.

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Olney ~ Allen Lloyd Clanahan, age 93, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.

Newport News, VA On August 29, 2019, Beverly Gadberry Hanna slipped the bounds of this world, where she enjoyed a rich and exciting life.

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