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The 13-19-year-old participants compete at the Tower Golf Tournament at Olney Country Club Golf Course. | Photo by Will Sadler

Congratulations to all the youth participants in the annual golf tournament sponsored by Tower.

The 2019 Graham Regional Theatre Summer Theatre Camp participants. Photo by Verl Hart

Every year the Graham Regional Theatre (GRT) hosts a summer camp for the youth in Young County and the surrounding areas.

On Saturday, June 29, the Olney Volunteer Fire Department (OVFD) will host a benefit fundraiser event “A Night of Dinner and Dancing” featuring a catered meal by the Branding Iron and live music by

The Ghost Dance Band electrified the crowd Photo by Will Sadler

Saturday, June 1 Graham Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted the Food Truck Championship for the fifth year in a row at Americas largest courthouse square.

When I was in the third or fourth grade, the school in my small hometown got a Gifted and Talented program.


L-R: Anetta Buenger (Newcastle), Dale Lovett, Lonnie Rue and Dr. Jeremy Johnson take the oath as they are sworn in by Grace Perez. Photo by Rita Choat

New members of the Olney Hamilton Hospital Board were inducted at the board meeting Friday, May 31.

Pipeline construction work in progress on FM 2178. Photos by Will Sadler

After receiving a few reports of heavy construction going on near the U.S.


Maddie Barrington Photo by Will Sadler

Olney High School Senior Mattie Barrington placed third at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Class 2A State Golf Tournament at Roy Kizer Golf course in Austin.

The NBA finals are underway as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State in game one by a score of 118-109; the first finals appearance for the Raptors in franchise history and while coming clo

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Coach Jody Guy started off the camp with a some fundamentals.

Tuesday May 21 Head football Coach Jody Guy with a team of coaches at his side begin the start of Cubs football camp.

This year’s Athletic Banquet was held May 15,   at the HDH pavilion in Olney. There were many awards given out this year to a lot of hard working and well deserving young men and women.

Parker Mayers competing in the area track meet competition to qualify for state in


Vernon College and WFISD have partnered to host an event for high school graduates who haven’t planned for life after graduation.


Peggy Ann Murphy Wilcox passed away peacefully in her sleep in Lytle, Texas at the age of 72 on April 30, 2019.

Olney ~ John Kerry Miller, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, at Medical City in Dallas, Texas, from complications of lymphoma. Church services will be held at 10:00 a.m.

Peggy Marie Scott, 87, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m.

Judah Crew Kunkel went to be in the arms of Jesus on May 22, 2019. Graveside services were at held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the St.

Harold (Hydro) Eugene Daniels, 62, passed away May 24, 2019 in Wichita Falls, TX. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Olney, Texas ~ Jeff McClatchy, age 68, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.

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