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HD 68 Candidate David Spiller

News Stories

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Tues., Jan. 12, Young County Republicans hosted a meet-andgreet with the Republican candidates running to replace Drew Springer in HD 68. The final day to vote is Sat. Jan. 23.

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Our Hometown Hero Dustin Heard is energetically rebuilding his life, reacquainting himself with his children, Hannah Kylie and Quinn, and looking forward to repaying the kindness he received on his

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On Wed., Jan. 14, a grass fire occurred at Campbell (Lewis) Ranch located off Hwy 1768.

Observers welcome quiet opening to Legislature

HD 68 Candidate David Spiller

Jacksboro Attorney David Spiller has entered the race for the District 68 House seat.

HD 68 Candidate Brinkley: “Rural Texas is the cornerstone of what makes us great”

Judge Jason Brinkley is one of the five people running to replace Drew Springer in HD 68. You may have heard him speak at the Young County Republican’s meeting on Jan. 12, at 6 p.m.

A special election is being held to replace the Texas House of Representatives District 68 seat, that was previously held by incoming Texas State Senator, Drew Springer.

New House speaker lays out challenges

Sports

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On Jan. 2 the Olney Cubs hosted the Chico Dragons. The Cubs fought hard and gave the Dragons a real fight.

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The Lady Cubs recently matched up against the Windthorst Lady Trojans in a year ending battle hosted at the Olney Cubs Gym.

NFL playoff Predictions from Jan. 14 for the divisional round: These games will have already been played by Jan. 21, but it will be interesting to see how my predictions turned out.

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Newcastle Bobcat basketball has been in full swing for both boys and girls as district play has begun.

National Sports

Football has lately taken over the sports world, with college football now set for the national championship after impressive wins by Alabama in its win over Notre Dame, 31- 14, and Ohio State upse

Highlights from 2020: Cubs Defeat Electra; First Time in 21 Years

The Olney Cubs defeated Electra for the first time in 21 years. But not only did they defeat them, they did it in grand style by a whopping score of 58-7.

Obituaries

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Clyde Turner, age 83, died Monday, January 11, 2021 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Due to the current COVID pandemic, the family has chosen a graveside service to be held at 11:00 a.m.

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Robert Gerald Stark 5/8/1931 to 1/11/2021, age 89

Obituary: Roy Dean Whitmire

Roy Dean Whitmire, age 81, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Wichita Falls.

William Franklin Brazelton, Jr.

William Franklin Brazelton, Jr., age 85, died Friday, December 25, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Gladys Vogel

A Loving Mother, devoted caregiver to many. She loved doing ceramics, crocheting anything from doilies to table cloths, bed coverlets. Sketching and painting pictures of all kinds, she loved P.K.

Lanny Robert Ragland

Lanny Robert Ragland, Sr., age 75, died December 11, 2020 in Lubbock, Texas. Graveside services were held December 17, 2020 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery.

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