News Stories

Young County Commissioners Court voted 4:1 to approve the collection of a Hotel Occupancy Tax to benefit tourism at Fort Belknap. It will take effect on January 1. 

The POOHS Marching Band traveled to San Antonio to compete in the UIL State Marching Band Contest, but for those of the community who couldn't attend, their support of our hometown musicians could

Air Tractor hosted an open house last week to showcase the first electrocoat primer system for full-scale original-equipment aircraft parts manufacturing in the aerospace industry.

Olney High School is at it again, only this semester they’re not building an airplane - it’s a robot.

Far fewer residents were present on Monday, as were Roberts and his attorney. After a brief closed session, the council passed three motions.

Members of the Orth 4-H club assembled cleaning buckets for victims of Hurricane Harvey.  The buckets contained various cleaners, gloves, insect repellent, mask, trash bags, paper towels, scrub bru

“The one sight that stands out in my mind is the one during World War I, where they utilized 20,000 dogs, and as many of you know, since then we have used many, many, many more dogs over the years

Robert Stark was presented with a Master Pilot as well as a Master Mechanic award from the Federal Aviation Administration during a presentation at Air Tractor last week.


The Cubs traveled to Stamford on Friday. Olney was coming off a 0-56 homecoming loss to Haskell. Stamford snagged a W against Haskell the previous week in a 55-0 shutout.

On Friday the Cubs hosted the Petrolia Pirates. Olney anticipated a home field advantage in hopes that it would increase their chances of victory.

Last Saturday the Lady Cubs traveled to Seymour where they competed at the cross country meet. The meet took place at Seymour High School. 

OLNEY—  The Olney High School Cubs picked up their first Region II District II win after easily dispatching Northside 17-2.

OLNEY—  The Olney High School baseball team opened up District II Region II play Monday against Archer City, but fell 16-13.


Decatur ~ Billy Ray Williams II, 22, went to be with our Lord Monday, November 6, 2017 in Fort Worth.

Holliday, Texas ~ George Stewart, age 81, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Betty June Routon, age 81, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Olney, Texas. Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m.

James Henry Ogle, age 83, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017.  Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Fort Belknap Electric Community Center in Olney,

Olney ~ Lucille Hays, age 97, a “dyed in the wool Methodist,” was greeted in Heaven by the Lord and a host of family and friends on October 9, 2017 in Olney, Texas.

Debora Gail Holtzclaw, age 68 died Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in Olney, Texas. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

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