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Silas Morton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution received a proclamation from the City of Olney for Constitution Week. Pictured from left to right: Ann Crumpton, Anna M. Miller, Mayor Pro Tem Rue Rogers, Deb Sandlin and Betty Omholt Photo by Ethan Nickel

City issues proclamation to the Daughters of the American Revolution

 The women pictured above are part of the “DAR” organization, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a national organization that began in 1890,  “with the simple mission of promoting

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Pictured standing left to right are Julia Cox, Co-chair; Martha Burkett, YCHC member; Gay Storms, Co-chair. Seated, Jay Burkett, YCHC member. Not pictured, Kent Pettus, Marker Chair and Susan Smith, Co-chair.
Photo Submitted By Susan Smith

Young County Historical Commission meeting at Olney Heritage Museum

The Young County Historical Commission will host its monthly meeting at Olney Heritage Museum Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. If you have questions about projects, or if you are interested

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Back Row – Ryan Conder, Mike Tomblin, Darren Wooldridge, James Powell, Marilyn Norris, Ricky Wilks, Randy Welsh, Stormie Sauer; Center Row – Gene Alexander, Jim McCarson, Ron Bobo, Johnny Salinas, John Prater, Thomas Navarro, Jerry Castlebury; Front Row – Eddie Nettles, Tommy Fergerson, Jon Kuniholm, Braxten Bounds, Lee Boughton, Tom Murphy, Travis Jaynes, Robert Ancell, Tim Williamson Photo By Rod Gregg

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Thank you Olney, Texas!

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The 2019 annual OADH Friday night BBQ brisket dinner pulled in a large crowd from around the U.S.A More than 200 people attended the dinner Friday night.

Article & Photo by Will Sadler

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Adalyn Harmel does a good job serving at the Friday night brisket dinner. Photo by Will Sadler

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One of the highlights of the OADH weekend festivities is the Raffle Winner of the rifle.
The 2019 Raffle winner was Mr. Eddie Nettles who is pictured with his daughter and grandaughter. His grandaughter pulled his name.
Photo by Rod Gregg

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The Trap Shooting event is one of the events the attendees look forward to. The Trap Shoot participants gave their all during this event.
The 2019 Trap Shoot Winners were : Below the elbow: Ricky Wilks; Above the elbow Mike Tomblin.
Photo by Rod Gregg

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The 2019 Golf Tournament Winner was Mr. Tom Murphy pictured with Runnerup Lee Boughton who has been attending the OADH for the past 15 years.
The cornhole tournament winners Jon Kuniholm and Thomas Navarro are not pictured.
Photo by Rod Gregg

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Everyone knows that word of mouth is key to the OADH. First-time participant Stormie Sauer found out about the OADH from a game warden he met while hunting. He traveled to Olney and seemed to fit right in.
Photo by Will Sadler

Olney Amputee/One Arm Dove Hunt draws large crowd on Friday evening’s kick-off

Friday Sept. 6 saw the start of the much-anticipated Olney Amputee Dove Hunt (OADH). The much-loved event began early Friday morning with a Golf Scramble at the Olney Country Club

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