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

Dave Lekivetz (Center) is the new owner of Air Tractor’s 50th 502XP. He is flanked by Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch (Left) and Canadian Air Tractor Dealer Dave Frisch of Portage Aircraft Specialities.

photo contributed by air tractor

News Stories

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

100 Years

March 12, 1919

Civic Pride and Duty

Recently, we’ve published two articles about Social Security: H.R.

Monday, March 4-8

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

Monday, March 11-15

Dave Lekivetz (Center) is the new owner of Air Tractor’s 50th 502XP. He is flanked by Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch (Left) and Canadian Air Tractor Dealer Dave Frisch of Portage Aircraft Specialities.

photo contributed by air tractor

Air Tractor recently marked the delivery of its 50th 502XP. It was one of three 502XP airplanes delivered in early February to three Canadian aerial spraying operators.

Sam Sullivan retired after serving for 36 years, and Norman Hampton retired after 25 years of service. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

Olney Volunteer Fire Department hosted its 107th annual banquet Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Olney Civic Center.

Sports

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.

Olney Cubs have a post game celebration on the court after defeating Goldthwaite. olney enterprise photo by william sadler

The 2018-2019 Olney Cubs basketball season draws to a close. The Cubs claimed a victory over the Goldthwaite Eagles to clinch the Bi-district title with a score of 54-46 Monday, Feb. 18.

I am very proud of our team this year.  We ended our season with a 18 - 14 record, and just shy of making playoffs for the first time in 10 years.

Obituaries

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.

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