News Stories

This week, the nation’s largest employer, Walmart, joined the list of employers who are rewarding workers because of President Trump’s tax reform that reduced the corporate tax rate.

Aney Alvares - UIL Science, Volleyball, Basketball, Track Catie Bowman - Volleyball, Cross Country, Track Luke Buffington - UIL Editorial Writing,

During the recent severe weather outbreak the staff of Olney ISD did an excellent job in following standard response protocol. Students were tended well.

Fri. May 17 OHS Graduation

Students crowd The Refuge to learn more about real-world living with the assistance of community volunteers. Photo by Ronni Walker

The “Welcome to the Real-World” program returned to Olney Wednesday, May 8, to teach high-schoolers how to make smart financial decisions and how to maintain financial stability when they embark on

The House of Mercy residents and staff thanks attendees. Photo by Ronni Walker

The House of Mercy (HOME) hosted its second gala Friday, May 10, at The Refuge.

Monday, May 6, the public works department was hard at work getting Olney cleaned up as part of the Olney citywide cleanup week initiative.

Sports

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

Carson Hinson hits RBI against the Quanah Indians. Photo by will sadler

Tuesday April 23, the Olney Cubs went to war against the Quanah Indians.

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.

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.

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.

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