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Reinforcements Arrive for the

Pausing for a quick snap are 3 of Olney ISD’s newest coaches from L-R: Chase Duncan (Boys Baseball Head Coach), Jason Powers (Varsity Football Defensive Coordinator) And Greg Fortner (Varsity Football Offensive Coordinator and Track Coach) Photo by Will Sadler

Reinforcements Arrive for the Olney Cubs

Just in time to begin the summer programs for strength, fitness and football training for the upcoming year Olney ISD has hired some new coaches to help fill rolls that where vacated at the end of the school year as well as bring in some added expertise to take the Cubs sports program to the next level.

The Casey-Terry House

807 W. Payne Street., Olney, TX . | Photo by Will Sadler

The Casey-Terry House

This house was built in 1928 for Sam H. and Willie Lee (Johnson) Casey. Mr. Casey had become the postmaster of Olney back when it was an appointment from Washington, D.C. from the political party in the majority. Both of the Casey’s were from well-known early day families with Mr. Casey being born in Jean. Mr. Casey died in the early thirties and his widow lived in the house for several years. In 1944, Mrs. Casey sold the house to Roy Childress. Mrs. Casey needed a way to make a living so she partnered with her sister, also a widow, Xera (Johnson) Drum who was running a boarding house in the 600 block

The Refuge’s Summer Feeding Program is “in the bag”

Refuge Employees L-R: Kristy Nantz, Rodney Nantz and Kristi McQueen Photo by Will Sadler

The Refuge’s Summer Feeding Program is “in the bag”

As things begin to heat up this summer so will The Refuge’s activities for the community of Olney. Kristy and Rodney Nantz, along with other helpers, will continue the tradition of offering things to do in a safe environment, as well as making sure kids have two meals a day this summer.

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Olney, Texas 76374


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