The Friends of Fort Belknap attended the Olney Heritage Museum Open House on September 8 and tried their hand at milking the cow. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

(L-R:) Daughters of the American Revolution member Chaplain Anna Miller, Olney Mayor Phil Jeske II, Daughters of the American Revolution member Ann Cumpton.

OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY DIONECIA PETIT

News Stories

Every year, Olney High School has a bonfire for homecoming. But this year, when it should shine brightest, it will be a flicker in comparison. Why is that, you might ask?

Dear Patients, Friends, and Family,

An Olney Cub runs across the field for a touchdown against the Electra Tigers. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

The Olney Junior High Cubs football team defeated the Electra Tigers on Thursday, September 13, in Electra, Texas

The Olney High School Band marches into Cub Stadium before a football game. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

Between a prestigious spot at the University Interscholastic League (U.I.L.) State Marching Contest in San Antonio, Texas in the fall, and taking two groups to the U.I.L.

The Olney Lion’s Club will host its Annual Homecoming Hamburger Supper on October 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Olney Elementary Cafeteria. Tickets are $10.

100 Years Ago, September 20, 1918

No Covenanted Peace with Germany

Olney Junior High is excited to be teaming up with the Olney Enterprise over the next three months as we gear up for our UIL district competition.

Sports

Running Back Julius Mullins dodges an Electra Tiger on his way across the field. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

The Olney Varsity Cubs football team lost to the Electra Tigers on Friday, September 14, at Cub Stadium. The final score was 21-0.

Olney hosted a cross-country invitational on Saturday, September 15, next to Cub Stadium. Runners from Archer City, Newcastle and Windthorst were in attendance.

The Top-of-Texas Pee Wee football team earned a victory over the Petrolia Pirates on Saturday, September 1. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

The Top-of-Texas Pee Wee Cubs football team took the field on Saturday, September 1, to battle the Petrolia Pirates.

The Junior High Cubs football team works together to take down a Petrolia Pirate. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

Although the Junior High Cubs football team gave their maximum effort against the Petrolia Pirates, it just wasn’t enough.

The BRUINS men pray with their high school football players after the Cubs vs. Roby Lions game. OLNEY ENTERPRISE PHOTO BY WILLIAM SADLER

When people think of the word “strong,” what comes to mind? Is it muscle, or how much a person can lift?

Nostalgia grips her hands around our hearts as we reflect on those high-school days filled with ups, downs, laughter, and tears.

Obituaries

Olney ~ Vida P. Scobee, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.

Peggy Janca Parker, age 88, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018, at Grace Care Center in Olney. Graveside Services were held at 1:00 p.m.

Mary (Kreiter) Darilek was born January 7, 1934 in Wichita Falls, Texas, and passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Decatur, Texas. Services will be 10:30 am, Monday, August 13, 2018 at St.

Olney ~ Milton Wayne Koester, age 71, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Hamilton Hospital in Olney. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 at St.

Frances Helen Pyeatt Salyer, former resident of Olney, Texas, died in Marysville, California, on July 19, 2018.

Mary Edwards Wainscott, age 77, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

The Olney Enterprise

213 E. Main St.
PO Box 577

Olney, Texas 76374


Phone: (940) 564-5558

Fax: (940) 564-3992