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Newly appointed Emergency Managment Coordinator Greg Coker standing next to his AH-6 helicopter he piloted during D-Day in Irag March 19, 2004. Photo Submitted By Greg Coker

Coker named emergency management coordinator

Recently appointed to the Young County Emergency Management Coordinator (YCEMC) position, Greg Coker brings more than just a wealth of experience, expertise and knowledge to his new role. Primarily, Coker

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This isn’t the vehicle from “Fear the Walking Dead.” It is the Young County Sheriff’s Special Response Unit that was a crowd favorite at the Independence Day parade. Photo by Will Sadler

Independence Day celebration in Olney

The Olney Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 2019 Fourth of July celebration in Olney Thursday, June 27. The event grows in popularity every year and attracts participants and residence from

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Anne McQueen demonstrates a colorful science activity during science camp at The Refuge. Photo by Kristy Nantz

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During the 5-Day Bible camp at The Refuge, children ages 5-12 were invited to participate in games, singing and learning Biblical lessons. Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Summer Feeding program at The Refuge. Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Anne McQueen facilitates science camp at The Refuge. Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Gardening at The Refuge. Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Science Camp at The Refuge Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Summer interns at The Refuge. From Left to Right: Hunter Simmons, Macy Nantz (part-time intern) and Houston Arledge.
Photo by Kristy Nantz

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Houston’s Devotion with the children at The Refuge. Photo by Kristy Nantz

Activities at The Refuge educate and entertain children throughout summer

The Refuge has hosted multiple activities this summer. They are partnering with Rolling Plains and are in their third year of being a sponsor site for the summer Feeding Program.

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Mark Horany is holding the original signage from Horany’s Department Store--his family-owned that moved to Olney in 1933--at the original location in Olney. Photo by Will Sadler

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Horany’s Department Store

Ninety-four years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Horany founded Horany’s Department Store. Although the store—then known as The Leader Store—was initially launched in Megargel with Henry Byrd, in 1933. The

Town meeting briefs

Young County Commissioners Court By Will Sadler Monday, June 24, the Young County Commissioners Court was called to order, followed by the prayer and the pledge. The meeting highlights are

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