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This year has been a busy one for Young County Clerk, Kay Hardin, who has been hard at work overseeing the transition to a more efficient method of document filing that incorporates the convenience

While the rest of the county was quietly residing in their homes, the early hours of November 28 saw a breakthrough in the combat of drug-related activity in Young County.

A ceremony renaming a portion of U.S.

“Denial is a killer,” said Dan Birbeck, a Captain at the Dallas County Hospital District Police Department who commands the Patrol and 911 division for one of the largest police forces in Texas.

At their November 27 meeting, Olney City Council voted to begin accepting applications for the position of Police Chief.

Olney’s Interim Police Chief Robert Cross was presented with the Medal of Valor, the highest commendation for bravery for public safety officers.

At the Open House on Saturday, Hamilton Hospital introduced new physician trained in medicine and surgery, Shivum Agarwal, MD.

Olney Family Clinic celebrated the opening of the clinic expansion on Saturday.


Olney Independent School District has found gold at the end of the rainbow, but it’s not the kind of Irish luck you would expect.

Tuesday, Nov 14, Christian Fuksa, Heidi Rodriguez,  Baylee Bernhardt, and Mattie Barrington competed at the Rough rider Invitational golf tournament at The Resort Club in Ft. Worth.  

It is definitely no secret that when the Lady Cubs take to the court they are relentless and fierce.

Friday night the Cubs geared up for one more showdown before hanging up their pads for the season. The Seymour Panthers took the Cubs by storm in a 42-0 shutout.

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.


Bill Ward, age 87, died Monday, December 18, 2017 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.

Captain Billy Joe "Bill" Person went on his last mission November 27th after a long courageous battle with cancer and COPD.  Born and raised in Olney, he went on his chosen path of Boyscouts, Civil

Clarence Golden Elkins

On November 30, 2017, our patriarch, James, who was a loving husband, a great father to his children, an admiring grandpa, a brother, and a friend, passed away and is now sitting on that North Texa

Olney ~ Zola Mae Owens, 85, died on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas.  Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m.

Charles Franklin Burch, 62, left us for his journey to Heaven on Saturday, November 25, 2017,   peacefully at his home in Graham.  A visitation will be 1:00 p.m.

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