Olney celebrates July 4 with parade
Young County 4H hosts leadership camp
Tower holds 18th junior golf tourney
Chief: Heat can overwhelm people, pets
Democrats honor Ann Hall, Monty Montgomery
Fireworks spark Megargel fire

News Stories

Young County Judge Win Graham and County Commissioners have been meeting regularly with elected officials to discuss their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2025, which begins October 1.

By the time wheat harvest marched northward across Texas, conditions that initially led Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists to predict a good wheat season had deteriorated in some

Young County Commissioners reinstated a countywide burn ban at their July 8 meeting.

New vape store brings tax dollars, jobs

The newest addition to Olney Businesses after a year of growth for new businesses in Olney is Tx Smoke and Vapes.

Why we go to church on vacation

Today I found myself sitting down to make a list of all of the things that I’ll need to pack for our family of five for our upcoming vacation.

Stewart’s washateria gets major upgrade

Jason Pack of Stewart’s Grocery Store, Washateria and Storage recently shut down their washateria in order to completely revamp the wash center.

Believe in Jesus

Dear Christian, there are many different seasons in this life that you will have to face, there is no denying that.

Olney turns out for July 4 parade

(Above) Participants in the annual Fourth of July Parade proudly show off their Independence Pride whether it’s walking, riding bikes, wheelchairs, side-by-sides or even hoverboards, which two atte

Sports

Olney in America brings community together

The Olney Chamber of Commerce [OCC] board and volunteers worked tirelessly to make another Fourth of July a big success with their annual Olney in America celebration at the Olney Country Club on J

Olney v. Newcastle in the Battle for the Oil Bowl

Since 1938, the Maskat Shriner Oil Bowl has been the most anticipated sporting event for North Texas high school sports enthusiasts to look forward to at the end of each school year.

OHS basketball camp sharpens skills

Coach Eric Symank of the Olney High School boys’ varsity basketball team, hosts a summer camp to help prepare athletes for the fall basketball season.

Future Lady Cubs learn volleyball skills

OHS Volleyball Coach Nikole Piercy hosted a large number of future Lady Cubs volleyball players for a skills camp during summer break.

Coach Pace preps future Lady Cubs for softball

It’s summer in Olney and that means plenty of camps going on.

Coach Symank preps future athletes for success

One of the many youth summer camps taking place this summer is OHS Couch Eric Symank’s speed and agility summer camp.

Obituaries

Phillip Campbell

Phillip Campbell, father, brother, and loving husband of Patsy Campbell, passed away on July 3, 2024, at the age of 82 in Abilene, Texas.

Paulette Lillian Dieckow Warren

Paulette Lillian Dieckow Warren, 83, of Graham, passed away from this life on June 25, 2024, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Bobbie Jane (Atchley) Gates

Jane (Atchley) Gates passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Good Shepherd Hospice, at the age of 93.

Claude O. Myatt

Claude O. Myatt, 87, passed away June 6, 2024 at his home on Lake Graham. Graveside funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday June 11, 2024 at Newcastle Cemetery.

Carol Hunnewell

Carol Hunnewell, 71, passed away Sunday June 2, 2024 in Graham. A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date.

Obituary: Gene Williams

Our father, Gene Williams, died May 7, 2024, of lung cancer, in Hospice of Wichita Falls. He was 82.