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Keep Olney Beautiful board members and city officials celebrate phase 2 of the Griffin Park renovations project with a groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured left to right are: Arpegea Pagsuberon, Jenny Curtis, Neal Welch, Holly Bailey, Tim Houston, Jennifer Lane and Hannah Stewart Photo by Will Sadler

News Stories

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LOCATION:

Olney Administration Complex at 809 Hamilton St., Olney, Texas TIME:

Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

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The Pride of Olney proudly leads this year’s Olney Cubs Homecoming parade. The Pride ignites the crowd at the parade and at the homecoming game.

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Photo by Will Sadler

Drum Major Arianna Esparza was crowned the 2019 Cubs Homecoming Queen. She is pictured with her father Johnny Esparza. Read more in the upcoming Fall Sports Special Section.

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Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Chamber of Commerce annual Show-N-Shine was a complete success. Be sure to check out next week’s edition for the complete story.

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Keep Olney Beautiful board members and city officials celebrate phase 2 of the Griffin Park renovations project with a groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured left to right are: Arpegea Pagsuberon, Jenny Curtis, Neal Welch, Holly Bailey, Tim Houston, Jennifer Lane and Hannah Stewart Photo by Will Sadler

Thursday, Sept. 5 Keep Olney Beautiful (KOB) celebrated the beginning of phase two of the Griffin Park renovation project with a groundbreaking ceremony.

Last week, the Raven 23 defendants Dustin Heard (Olney, Texas), Paul Slough (Kellar, Texas) and Evan Liberty (Rochester, New York) appeared before a judge for resentencing.

The Young County First Responders are taking over the HDH Pavilion from sunup to sundown Saturday, Sept.

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Rep. Drew Springer Photo: Facebook

Rep. Drew Springer (R-Tx District 68) has voiced his support on social media about the Raven 23 appeal that will take place on Sept. 5 in the U.S. Court of Appeals.

Sports

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Olney Highschool Cheerleaders performing. Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Cub Bonfire Lights up Olney

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Newcastle Bobcats fight for the touchdown. Photo by Mrs. Nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats played there first game of the season on Friday night, losing by a score of 68-64.

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Coach Jody Guy revews the upcoming play with the Cubs. Photo by Will Sadler

Friday, Aug. 23 the Olney Cub Stadium came alive as the Olney Cubs took the field for the first time in the 2019 High School football season.

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Number 7 Quarterback Gabe Garza battling the Munday Mugals defense for a break away run. Photo by Will Sadler

Friday August 30, the Olney Cubs took the field against the Munday Mugals. Going into the game the Cubs knew that the Mugals Quarter back Cameron Thornton was going to be a major issue.

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Newcastle Bobcats | Photo by Ethan Nickel

 Newcastle played its first game of the season on Saturday against Jonesboro, losing by a score of 58-40.

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Pride of Olney playing all the classics at Bash 2019. | Photo by Will Sadler

The back to school bash for the 2019-2020 school year took place this past Monday, Aug. 12.

Obituaries

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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Melvin Donnie Ratliff

Melvin Donnie Ratliff, 73, passed away, Friday, August 16, 2019 at home surrounded by those that love him.  Services were held Friday, August 23rd at Alexander’s Midway Chapel in Springtown.

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Dorothy Thoele Cuba, age 87, passed away on August 13, 2019. Funeral Mass Services with Father Bose Jujuvarapu and Deacon Jim Novak officiating will be on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

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Carlyon Curnutte, age 71, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

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Charles Richard Wainwright, age 96, of Houston, Texas died July 27, 2019.

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Olney ~ Frances (Hubbard) Kunkel, age 90, was called to her heavenly home on July 23, 2019, at her home in Archer County, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

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