County judge candidate Joe Finfrock meets with voters
Newcastle truck traffic connected to local business
New look brings Subway fans back in droves
CUB Highlight
City pool closed for 2022
Olney kids splash at GRT’s Theatre Camp

News Stories

Newcastle truck traffic connected to local business

Truck traffic on State Highway 380 is stacking up around Newcastle lately, causing some drivers to wonder what’s going on.

New look brings Subway fans back in droves

Business is better than ever at Olney’s newly remodeled Subway restaurant, which boasts fresh decor and a shiny new salad bar– and soon 12 new sandwiches, said manager LessaBeth Heard.


Mon: Closed Monday Happy Fourth!

Tues: Taco Salad Or Taco Bake, Seasoned Black Beans, Tomato/Lettuce Salad, Tortilla, Pineapple

How Male-Bashing is Hurting Our Sons

Imagine that a man gets up to speak to a crowd, and he tells them that women are dumb. Imagine that he jokes that having a wife is like having another child to look after.

Ingratitude Toward God

I’m so thankful that the infinite God, who reigns above the heavens, left us the holy scriptures to keep us grounded in the reality of what He accomplished for us on the cross through the death of

Finfrock faces off in the Nov. 8 general election against Win Graham, the victor of the Republican primary.

Senior Cub Center Birthdays June 2022

Nita Hearne celebrates her birthday at the Senior Cub Center. Cake provided by Kindred Care. Photo by Pat Ciurtis

What to do on a hot day in Olney? Senior Cub Center BINGO

With summer in full swing and temperatures reaching 100 degrees or more, it is time to start finding things to do this summer that include the AC.


CUB Highlight

Luis Mario Marquez represented Olney Saturday in the Oil Bowl. Marquez played center on the East Texas All-Stars. The East defeated the West Texas All-Stars 42-14.

Tower Extrusions 16th







Cub Update

Kiara Allen, Olney High School [OHS] 2021 graduate, received the honor of being placed on the Presidents Honor Roll.

Olney High School coaches host Little Cub Football Camp

Olney Independent School District’s [OISD] athletic director and head coach of the Olney High School [OHS] Cubs Varsity Football Team, Coach Jody Guy, organized the annual Little Cubs Football Camp

Olney Country Club hosted two day golf tournament

Thirty-five teams participated in the three person golf scramble at Olney Country Club Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22.

On May 16, Olney High School [OHS] Athletic Department hosted the end-of-year athletic banquet.


Betty Kay Harrison O’Dell

Betty Kay Harrison O’Dell entered into the presence of our Lord on June 13, 2022 at age 88.

Allen Bernhardt

August Allen Bernhardt died Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Hamilton Hospital in Olney, Texas. Family visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Ivalene Bruce Pierce

On Sunday May 15th, 2022, Ivalene Bruce Pierce, loving wife, mother and grandmother, left us to be eternally with God The Father. She is now forever whole.

Pat Calvin, age 85, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022, at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m.

Darlene Gayle Hayter

Darlene Gayle Hayter, age 81 of Megargel, Texas, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, at United Regional Healthcare in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m.

Melba Adams

Melba Adams, age 94, was called home to our Lord on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.