Wichita Falls, TX – Sept. 14, 2020 – Atmos Energy, through its Fueling Safe and Thriving Communities program, will donate $2 million across the eight states it serves to provide resources that help students read on-level by the third grade. Atmos Energy is committed to making a difference in communities it serves, and today’s pledge will serve as a catalyst to further develop childhood reading proficiencies.
The Olney Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary met Wed. Sept. 8 in the Hamilton Hospital Education Building. President Phyllis Whitsitt called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. The meeting began with the prayer for hospital auxiliaries. In attendance: Pat Kelly, Juanisha Heidelburg, Susanne Nier, Margie Snyder, Ellen Hardin, Phyllis Whitsitt, Carla Perry, Judi Winslow, Bobby Wright, Ann Lundy, Gail and Walter Spears.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (September 10, 2020) - Local students graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, in August 2020. MSU Texas awarded degrees to 237 undergraduate and graduate students. Honor graduates receiving bachelor degrees included 21 summa cum laude, 28 magna cum laude, and 30 cum laude. Honor requirements are a grade point average of 3.9- 4.0 for summa cum laude, 3.7-3.89 for magna cum laude, and 3.5-3.69 for cum laude.
Olney City Council held their first meeting of the month on Sept. 14. The meeting began with a citizen comment period followed by the approval of the minutes from the previous meeting on Aug. 24.
Travis Edwards was born in 1907 and was raised by a single mother during the Great Depression. His mother’s conservative rearing taught him how to live modestly. He resided in Olney all his life, only departing to serve in the military and attend college at Simmons University, now known as Harden-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.