Young County Historical Commission hosted meeting at Olney Heritage Museum

(Back Row L-R) OHM Docent Ann Cumpton, Young County Historical Commission (YCHC) Member Susan Smith, YCHC Member, James Hayes (YCHC) Kent Pettus (YCHC) , George Plumlee (YCHC) DJ Meschkat (CEMCO). (Front Row L-R) Judy Hayes (YCHC), YCHC Member, Gay Storms (YCHC), Charlotta Hamilton (YCHC), Emily Plumlee, (YCHC), OHM Director Claire Meschkat, Mayor Pro Tem Rue Rogers and Docent Leatha Hirsch. Photo By Will Sadler

Texoma Gives increases awareness for Olney’s service organizations

Kristy and Rodney Nantz of The Refuge in Olney cooked and prepared all morning for this annual event that so many look forward to each year. Forty-three donors gave $122,720. See all TexomaGives participants and photos on Page 8. Photo By Will Sadler

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The Olney Junior High School students pictured aboce have qualified for the DUKE Talent Identification Program scoring 95% or higher on one or more of their STAAR exams as a sixth-grader. (Starting from back left): Joseph McGeehon, Zachary Estridge, Aidyn Bitner, Caleb Johnson (front row from left) Victoria Shelton, and Joselyn Marquez. Photo Submitted by Rebecca McAnally

News Stories

OVFD gets up close & personal with Air Tractor’s Firebosses

The members of the OVFD are (L-R): Spencer Cox, Kenley Lane, Mario Cortinez, John Snyder, Jeff Harvey, Cody Dixon, Jason Pack, Rocky Hickam, Justin Calhoun. Photo By Mike Rhodes

Firebosses Visit Olney, Texas and Olney Volunteer Fire Department gets a chance for a closer look.

Young County Historical Commission hosted meeting at Olney Heritage Museum

(Back Row L-R) OHM Docent Ann Cumpton, Young County Historical Commission (YCHC) Member Susan Smith, YCHC Member, James Hayes (YCHC) Kent Pettus (YCHC) , George Plumlee (YCHC) DJ Meschkat (CEMCO). (Front Row L-R) Judy Hayes (YCHC), YCHC Member, Gay Storms (YCHC), Charlotta Hamilton (YCHC), Emily Plumlee, (YCHC), OHM Director Claire Meschkat, Mayor Pro Tem Rue Rogers and Docent Leatha Hirsch. Photo By Will Sadler

After a tour and short meeting, the members of the commission, the Museum board and Museum Docents posed for a historic photo.

First Responders flood Olney for a cause

The Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff’s Posse | Photo By Will Sadler

Young County Serving the Servants

Mother of all regrets

As a mother, I often end days with regret. I regret that I didn’t look my children in the face every time they spoke to me.

THE REFUGE

The Jr. Altruistic Club held their fall luncheon at the home of Minnie Woods. Trina Johnson, Jennifer Lane, and Minnie hosted the luncheon.

“Remembering Our Childhood” the theme for Amity’s October program, planned by First Vice President, Rita Choat. Members met in the home of Jane McNatt in Graham. Mrs.

District 9 of Texas Retired Teachers Association is sponsoring a retirement seminar Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at Region 9 in Wichita Falls from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sports

Olney Cubs fall to the Quanah Indians

Olney Cubs defense goes for the tackle against Quanah Indians. Morgen Wilk (# 68) and Brian Hernandez (#
5) are positioned for the defensive line and linebacker respectively. Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Cubs fall to the Quanah Indians at the Friday night football game in Quanah Oct. 4.

Bobcats lose a tough one to May Tigers

Bobcats pounce on Tigers at the line of scrimmage. Photo by Tony Nickel

The Newcastle Bobcats took on May this past Friday in a game that was played in a way that the Bobcats have not been accustomed to all year long.

JV Cubs Tame the Lions

Thursday September 26, the mighty Cubs hosted the Vernon Lions for what became a battle of wills.

Newcastle’s Homecoming

Newcastle Homecoming Queen Amy Martinez and King Boomer Whitaker. Photo by Will Sadler

Newcastle High School celebrated homecoming this week with a variety of activities and events.

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#10 Carter Hinson making an interception against Archer City Wild Cat #2 During the Cubs vs Wild Cat game in Archer City Friday September 20. Photo by Will Sadler

Friday Sept. 20, the Olney Cubs battled the Archer City Wildcats in Archer City.

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Newcastle Bobcats set to begin first drive of the game Photo by Ethan Nicekl

The Newcastle Bobcats got a win Friday night by defeating the Woodson Cowboys 45-0.

Obituaries

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Olney ~ Allen Lloyd Clanahan, age 93, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Grace Care Center in Olney, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.

Newport News, VA On August 29, 2019, Beverly Gadberry Hanna slipped the bounds of this world, where she enjoyed a rich and exciting life.

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Melvin Donnie Ratliff

Melvin Donnie Ratliff, 73, passed away, Friday, August 16, 2019 at home surrounded by those that love him.  Services were held Friday, August 23rd at Alexander’s Midway Chapel in Springtown.

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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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