Young County Republicans discuss the need to vote

Young County Republicans met in Graham Sept. 8. They discussed the importance of voting and listened to messages by guest speakers Sharon Van Baale on behalf of Drew Springer, Andy Hopper and Craig Carter. Photo by Ethan Nickel

News Stories

Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary Presents Honorary Membership Award

OHH Auxiliary (L-R): Bobby Wright, Juanisha Heidelberg, Susanne Nier, Judi Winslow, Ann Lundy, Pat Kelly, Carla Perry, Ellen Hardin, Phyllis Whitsitt, Nita Hearne and Margie Snyder Photo by Will Sadler

The Olney Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary met Wed. Sept. 8 in the Hamilton Hospital Education Building. President Phyllis Whitsitt called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.

The Travis Edwards Foundation Makes a Huge Impact in Olney

Trustees of the Travis Edwards Foundation (L-R) Lewis Farmer, Julie Stewart and Ron Rogers Photo by Will Sadler

Travis Edwards was born in 1907 and was raised by a single mother during the Great Depression. His mother’s conservative rearing taught him how to live modestly.

The Texas Department of State Health Services will be conducting an immunization clinic at the Olney Community Library on Friday, October 2nd.

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (September 10, 2020) - Local students graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, in August 2020.

Olney City Council held their first meeting of the month on Sept. 14. The meeting began with a citizen comment period followed by the approval of the minutes from the previous meeting on Aug.

Young County Republicans discuss the need to vote

Young County Republicans met in Graham Sept. 8. They discussed the importance of voting and listened to messages by guest speakers Sharon Van Baale on behalf of Drew Springer, Andy Hopper and Craig Carter. Photo by Ethan Nickel

The Young County Republicans held a meeting on Tuesday, Sept.

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Sports

Cubs vs. Eagles

#67 Luis Marquez was one of several defensive players to step up in the Cub game against the Eagles. Marquez had 1 tackle and 6 assist against Goldthwaite Photo by will sadler

Sept. 11, the Olney Cubs traveled to Goldthwaite to take on the Eagles.

Bobcats stomp Cowboys 46-0

The Bobcats run onto the field for the first time this season as Newcastle beats Woodson on Homecoming Photo submitted by Ethan nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats are off to a good start this season. They have now begun the season 2-1 with their most recent win on Homecoming against a familiar foe in Woodson.

Cubs vs. Petrolia Pirates

Pictured is #9 James Coleman who scored a touchdown on a 52-yard punt return PHOTO BY WILL SADLER

The Olney Cubs traveled to Petrolia on Sept. 4, to battle the Pirates to secure a second win, but they fell short of victory after putting up a tough defensive battle against the Pirates.

Olney ISD’s Volleyball program

#10 Brie Hagle JV Lady Cub returns a volley against Goldburg during a recent series hosted by the Lady Cubs PHOTO BY WILL SADLER

With the Olney ISD volleyball program still in its infancy as far as sports programs go, it is hard to see just how well the program is doing when you don’t see a check in the win column or see 25

Thursday, Sept. 10 was the first day in the history of American professional sports that the NFL, NBA, MLB, the PGA Tour and Nascar all performed on the same day.

JV Lady Cub volleyball team host the Hirschi Huskies

The JV Lady Cubs worked as a cohesive team firing on all 8 cylinders to put in a dominate win against the Huskies Photo by will sadler

The recent matchup between the JV Lady Cubs and the Hirschi Huskies showed just how much the JV Lady Cubs are improving under Head Coach Pulliam.

Obituaries

Martha Carnley

Martha Carnley, age 76, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Grace Care Center in Olney. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.

Obituary: Clifford Eugene Clark

Clifford Eugene Clark, age 87, died Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m.

Obituary: Carla McKinney Ochs

Our dear Carla passed away July 15, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Abbott

Mary Elizabeth (Owens) Abbott, at the age of 94, passed away at her home with her daughters by her side to her heavenly home with her Lord and Savior on August 24, 2020.

Obituary: Gladys Hazel McQueen

Gladys Hazel McQueen, age 90, formerly of Megargel, Texas, died August 21, 2020 in Abilene, Texas. Visitation was on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Alan “Big Al” Lewis

Alan “Big Al” Lewis, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 as a result of a tragic farming accident while working at the ranch. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m.

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