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Olney Police Department’s newest officer Dustin Hudson has completed the police academy and will begin field officer training (FTO). Chief Conny Clay along with the City Attorney William A. Myers conducted the oath of office swearing in ceremony June 24 during the city council meeting. Hudson is currently the code enforcer with plans to become the school resource officer after FTO training. See what’s next for Olney Police in the upcoming issues of Olney Enterprise. Photo by Will Sadler

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Monday, June 25, the Olney Chamber of Commerce held an appreciation day for its members at Hometown Coffee and Tea on Main Street in Olney. Pictured with the Olney Chamber of Commerce Director Stacy Wade are the chamber members who stopped by for their gourmet popsicle paid for by the Olney Chamber of Commerce. Left to right are: Stacy Wade, Shelbi Bernhardt, Erica Englishbee, Holly Bailey, Lyndsey Miller, Gun, Luke, Anneta Buenger and Aiden. See Save-the-Date on Page 2 for additional Chamber events in 2019. Photo by Will Sadler

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Olney Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Parade and concert was Thursday, June 27. Residents lined the streets to cheer the parade that led to the concert in Tommy Perkins Park featuring Gravel Roads Band. See complete article in the 7/11 issue.
Photo by Will Sadler

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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


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