Four generations of Myers visit Olney Heritage Museum

The family is pictured holding memorabilia donated to Olney Heritage Museum. The manager’s jacket was worn by Al during his junior high school years when he managed the junior high school football team. The other jacket is his high school letterman jacket. The jersey is the one Al wore when he played football in junior high school. Left to Right: Anna Rogers, Melody Rogers, Jan Myers, Baby Audrey, Michelle McGee, and Rue Rogers holding son Ross.
Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Elementary’s fourth-graders visit Olney Heritage Museum

Olney Elementary School Fourth-graders and their teachers visited Olney Heritage Museum October 25. The students paused for a moment to pose for a photo on the children’s side of the museum. Photo by Will Sadler

National Night Out brings community together

Photo on left: Youth of Olney were having plenty of fun dancing to the music DJ by Chris Widner. Photo on right: Chris Widner of Widner Productions was on the scene to make sure everyone was having a great time with a mix of popular music. Photos by Will Sadler

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Four generations of Myers visit Olney Heritage Museum

The family is pictured holding memorabilia donated to Olney Heritage Museum. The manager’s jacket was worn by Al during his junior high school years when he managed the junior high school football team. The other jacket is his high school letterman jacket. The jersey is the one Al wore when he played football in junior high school. Left to Right: Anna Rogers, Melody Rogers, Jan Myers, Baby Audrey, Michelle McGee, and Rue Rogers holding son Ross.
Photo by Will Sadler

It was the year 1978, when the city of Olney came together for something nobody could possibly script even if they tried.

Young County Republicans’ gala rallies supporters

There were more than 300 Young County residents who attended the 2019 Republican gala at the Young County Arena in Graham, TX. Photo by Will Sadler

The Young County Republican Party held a Republican Gala on Nov. 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Young County Arena in Graham.

The Olney City Council met Monday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. Mayor Phil Jeske, Mayor, Pro Tem Rue Rogers and all city council members were present.

City Council of the City of Olney, Texas held a regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. It was a normal meeting, with the citizen comment period with city council first on the agenda.

The Highlights

There were more than 200 guests who attended the 2019 Dancing Stars of Olney Event. Photo by Will Sadler

The Highlights

The Teams

The winning team was Tower of Power, which included (L-R) Jodee Wales, Rue Rogers, Hunter Enloe and Harrison Wellman Photo by Will Sadler

The Teams

Carol Glover’s fall recital showcases the talented youth of Olney

Carol Glover’s music students at the Fall Recital held at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Olney, Texas Nov. 3, 2019. Photo by Ronni Walker

Carol Glover’s fall recital was Sunday, Nov. 3 at Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

The Hospice of Wichita Falls announces the 2019

The Hospice of Wichita Falls launches teh 2019 Tree of Lights campaign. Pictured Left to Right: Keynote speaker Dee King and CEO Alisa Echols. Photo by Ronni Walker

The Hospice of Wichita Falls (HOWF) announced the 2019 Tree of Lights fundraiser at the media luncheon Thursday, Oct. 31.

Sports

The Newcastle Bobcats season came to a heartbreaking ending last night.

Olney Junior High takes first place at TMSCA meet

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Olney ISD hosted a Texas Math and Science Challenge Meet. The following schools came
to OJHS to compete: Kirby Middle School (4A), Barwise Middle School (5A), McNiel Junior High (5A), Springtown Middle
School (4A), Sweetwater Middle School (4A), Seymour Middle School (2A), Paradise Junior High (3A), and Olney Junior High
(2A).

Team Rankings:

Cubs vs Alvord in final game

Number 10 Carter Hinson catches a long pass from number 7 Gabe Garza and runs it in for a Cubs Touchdown Photo by Will Sadler

Friday, Nov. 8th, the Olney Varsity Cubs traveled to Alvord to face off against the Bulldogs for the Cubs final game of the season.

OHS student excels in FFA

Photo Submitted by Becky Whitmire

Anne Reinke is a Senior at Olney High School and has been making a huge difference in FFA and 4-H.

Cubs vs Chico Dragons

# 5 Brian Hernandez of the Olney Cubs breaking through the Chico Dragons defensive line with a nice run. Photo by Will Sadler

Friday October 25, started off the Olney Cubs annual Pink Out Senior Night with a Pink Out pep rally at the Olney High School Gymnasium.

Newcastle Bobcats

Olney Cubs Cheerleaders and Cub Football players decked out in pink to bring awareness to breast cancer at the Pink Out Pep Rally. Photo by Will Sadler

The Newcastle Bobcats got a stellar victory Friday night against their rival the Bryson Cowboys 62-16 with the game ending a halftime.

Obituaries

Evelyn Charlene Stringham

Evelyn Charlene (Stringham) Taylor Ragland Young, 80, was born December 7, 1938 in Port Lavaca, Texas, to the late Leon and Mary Louise Stringham.

Kurt Johann Leemann, 73, was born July 15, 1946, in Winterthur, Switzerland, to the late Kurt and Helene (Gwizdala) Leemann. He passed from this life October 30, 2019, at home.

Bennie Ray Dodd

Funeral services for Bennie Ray Dodd, age 72, of Early will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday at the Early Church of Christ.

Lee Ester Bennett

Lee Ester Bennett, age 94, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Grace Care Center in Olney. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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Glenda Gay Harmon Whiteley, age 87, of Olney, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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Eileen Reid Hilton, age 97, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Lunn Funeral Home in Olney.

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