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Texas gas prices have risen again. The information in this article is current as of March 11 before printing this weekly paper.

Krystal Barnhardt is pictured holding a Bull snake. Photo by will sadler

Krystal Destinie Barnhardt first began as Olney’s animal control officer in October 2018.

Kyle Milam facilitates the Young County Repuplican’s Meeting photo by ronni walker

An impressive crowd of citizens attended the Young County Republicans meeting Tuesday, March 12, at North Central Texas College.

members of olney city council Photo by will sadler

You may have noticed the Young County Sheriffs patrolling the streets in Olney after the Olney Police Department closed for the day.

Olney High School Cast, Crew and Director | photo by julie hinson

Olney High School Performed “The Boys Next Door” play written by Tom Griffin Wednesday, March 06, 2019, in Seymour for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) One Act Play (OAP) contest.

A sizable crowd of community members gathered at the Newcastle High School Auditorium Thursday, March 7, to offer support to the students’ encore performance of the University Interscholastic Leagu

Students Pictured: (Front Row-Left to Right): Jennifer Martinez, Joselynn Marquez, Desiree Englishbee, Aidyn Bitner, Ellie Hinson, Angel Alvarado, Caleb Johnson; (Back Row-Left to Right): Gatlin Guy, Florivonne Hernandez, Richard Walp, Tavon Scrogum, Peyton Valdez, Cooper Lane

photo by amanda barrientes

Texas Math and Science Coaches Association also known as TMSCA is an organization for coaches of the academic University Interscholastic League teams in Texas middle schools and high schools that c

Monday, March 4-8

- Olney ISD will be participating in the Jean Week Fundraiser.

Monday, March 11-15


Oscar Flores No. 11 pitching to his brother, Cesar Flores No. 12, the catcher. Photo by Will Sadler

The Olney Cubs battled the Archer City Wild Cats Monday, March 11, but fell short of securing the win.

(Left) Cayden Lane aiming at target. photo by will sadler

Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, the Young County 4H held an archery competition at the Young County Arena.

Pitcher, Celeste Rodges # 12 photo by william sadler

On March 3, the Lady Cubs battled against the Pirates of Petrolia but could not get their gameplay firing on all eight cylinders. The Lady Cubs lost 18-2.

Lady Cubs Golfers: Sutthiboriban Sue, Callie Gray, Mattie Barrington, Lambree Meade and Coach Phillips photo by terri underwood barrington

Olney Lady Cubs and Coach Phillips took third place at The Wichita ISD Invitational tournament at Champions Golf Course in Wichita Falls Wednesday, March 5.

Coach Pennington confirmed the Boys Basketball team finished the season at 19-12 and 7-5 in district with two plays in games to make the district record 8-6.

Kathy Baxter is recognized by Gunter Rodriguez. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The Olney ISD School Board held a meeting Feb. 16 that began in the cafeteria to recognize staff members who had gone above and beyond the call of duty.


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.

Bobby Kent “Blossom” Williams, 65 of Seymour, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Wichita Falls.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Belinda Reyes, age 62, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Texoma Christian Care Center in Wichita Falls. Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m.

Mary Ann Weidner (Livingston), age 84, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Olney, Texas. Memorial services were held at 10:00 a.m.

The Olney Enterprise

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PO Box 577

Olney, Texas 76374

Phone: (940) 564-5558

Fax: (940) 564-3992