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Olney Elementary Kindergarten students visit Olney Heritage Museum. Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Elementary students took over the Olney Heritage Museum Monday and Tuesday, May 13 and 14.

Seniors await the announcements about the scholarships and awards during graduation. Photo by Will Sadler

• Fitness Boot Camp is held at The Refuge, 1418 W. Elm Street in Olney, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. The camp is free and open to the public, ages 18 and older.

On May.13, the Young County Commissioners Court was called to order after standing for the U.S. pledge, and Texas pledge was recited.

On May 13, the Olney ISD School Board held its monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order, and a quorum was announced to be present.

Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after the U.S.

Dealing with fire ants is no picnic, but getting rid of them can be as easy as Step 1, Step 2, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Tues. May 21 - 23 Olney Cub Football Camp This camp will stress fundamentals of football, sportsmanship, selfconfidence and team play.

Sports

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
Springtown.

WILL SADLER’S CUB SPOTLIGHT

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

Senate Bill 11 by Senator Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) was passed out of the full Texas Senate today with a vote of 29-2.

AUSTIN - Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Senate Bill 11 – the School Safety Act, by Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood:

CORRECTION FOR PHOTO CAPTION PRINTED IN THE 5/2/19 ISSUE: Carter Hinson hits RBI against the Quanah Indians. Photo by will sadler

Obituaries

Hermelinda Gonzalez Aleman age 72 passed away on Wednesday, April 10 in Lubbock, TX. She was a devoted mother, hard worker, home maker and care giver.

Garland Lee Phillips, age 77, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

Mary Buckley, age 85, of Loving, Texas, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at Garden Terrace Healthcare in Graham, Texas. Memorial graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m.

Salem, SC — Theresa Louise Kunkel, 79, wife of Robert Gene Kunkel, of 38 Mizzen Lane, Salem, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House.

Gregory Del Nix, 63, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at his home in Leander, Texas. Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Gregory Del Nix, 63, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 at his home in Leander, Texas. Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

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