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 As the group gathers, Pastor Chad Edgington offers words of advise on what to pray for and Rev. Braddock offers a prayer before the group breaks off into smaller groups to begin laying hands and praying over the Olney ISD campuses.
Photo by Will Sadler

News Stories

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 As the group gathers, Pastor Chad Edgington offers words of advise on what to pray for and Rev. Braddock offers a prayer before the group breaks off into smaller groups to begin laying hands and praying over the Olney ISD campuses.
Photo by Will Sadler

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Ethan Nickel | Photo by Will Sadler

The Olney Enterprise welcomes Ethan Nickel as the new editor of the paper.

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The 11th Annual Olney Car Show will be held this year on Saturday, Sep.7 at the downtown Olney Gazebo area.

THE REFUGE

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Employees Pictured (L to R): Sarah Daws, Rhiannon Harrison Ashli Green Ashley Resendiz Balus Holden Jodey Arrington Pam Bowling Steve Brown Larhonda Marney Erica Bruce Emily Graves Stasha Henderson
Photo by Will Sadler

U.S.

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Lakeland Christian Academy’s six-man football team takes a break from the touch football game to pose for a photo. Photo by Will Sadler

August 7, Lions were spotted at Olney Cub’s practice field. Not the typical lions you would see at the zoo. These Lions are the Lakeland Christian Academy’s 6-man football team.

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It’s almost the beginning of another year of school.

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(Left) Dustin Heard of Olney, Texas- a decorated U.S. Marine fighting to be exonerated war crimes. Photo submitted by Gina Keating

Dustin Heard and his brothers need a miracle.  

Sports

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The Olney Cubs Football team during practice. The team is fired up for the new season.
Photo by Will Sadler

The Cubs are gearing up for a new football season in Olney, Tx, as well as many changes in Olney athletics as a whole. “We hope for an exciting season. Our goal is to make the playoffs.

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Cubs working hard to be ready for the upcoming season. Photo by Will Sadler

August 5, the Olney Cubs hit the practice field to begin training for the upcoming football season.

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Samantha Pulliam was named volleyball coordinator for Olney ISD. Photo by Will Sadler

Many Olney parents of students are excited this year that Olney ISD has secured a volleyball program and a new volleyball coordinator to go along with the program this year.

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NBA free agency is upon us, starting at 5 p.m. Sunday—players in most cases get to choose where they want to play as unrestricted free agents.

In baseball, it has been a devastating week for the MLB and all sports, with the passing of 27-year-old pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels Tyler Skaggs.

The 2019 NBA draft was held Thursday, June 20, as 60 new players were drafted into the league. Most notably, Zion Williamson was drafted No. 1 overall as expected by the New Orleans Pelicans.

Obituaries

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Dorothy Thoele Cuba, age 87, passed away on August 13, 2019. Funeral Mass Services with Father Bose Jujuvarapu and Deacon Jim Novak officiating will be on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

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Carlyon Curnutte, age 71, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

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Charles Richard Wainwright, age 96, of Houston, Texas died July 27, 2019.

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Olney ~ Frances (Hubbard) Kunkel, age 90, was called to her heavenly home on July 23, 2019, at her home in Archer County, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.

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Olney ~ Manuela Allen, age 49, passed away July 7, 2019 in Olney, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in the Olney High School Auditorium, with Rev.

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Misti Ondricek, age 44, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Hospice of Wichita Falls. Visitation will be Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Lunn Funeral Home.

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