• Obituary: Iona Wingard Lafferty Newman - 08/28/2015 04:48 PM CDT
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  • Obituary: Iona Wingard Lafferty Newman - 08/28/2015 04:48 PM CDT
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  • Sunday, August 30, 2015 Classifieds - 08/28/2015 04:47 PM CDT
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    (Antonio Morales)
    Steers hammer Vernon Lions in season opener

    08/28/2015 11:45 PM CDT
    Despite a couple of drops from their young receiving core, the Graham Steers offense appeared to mold into mid-season form by the end of the first half, and the Steers pulled away for a 42-7 opening night victory over the Vernon Lions Friday night at Lion Stadium. 
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    On the border: Life patrolling the Rio Grande River
    08/28/2015 04:38 PM CDT - Young County Game Warden Brent Isom has been deployed to patrol the Texas-Mexico border three times since late 2014, and what really sticks with him are the small children he has pulled from the river who are traveling thousands of miles on there own in search of a better life. Read more

    Grand jury indicts man involved in Graham standoff and 14 others
    08/28/2015 04:25 PM CDT - In district court this month, a Young County grand jury passed down 15 indictments, including charges against a man who was involved in a standoff with Graham police and Texas Rangers earlier this year. Read more

    Inquiry into alleged child pornographer spanned globe
    08/28/2015 04:22 PM CDT - The investigation into an Olney man who federal agents allege produced child pornography began last year and involved investigative resources from across the globe. Read more

    Constitutional election in fall
    08/25/2015 05:21 PM CDT - This November Young County will manage two elections, a county-wide constitutional amendment election and a re-do election to bump the City of Newcastle’s sales tax from 1 percent to 1. Read more

    Young County lowers taxes slightly, adopts budget
    08/25/2015 05:18 PM CDT - Young County has passed a budget and set a tax rate that slightly lowers taxes, but one elected county official disagrees with the county’s plan to spend taxpayer dollars. Read more

    Residential dumpsters on way out
    08/21/2015 05:36 PM CDT - It’s time to begin saying goodbye to residential dumpsters in the alleys of Graham.  “This change will ensure that each residence will have room for their own garbage and will have no concerns that others in the neighborhood have filled up their dumpsters,” reads a statement on the changes from City Manager Brandon Anderson. Read more

    City bumps up tax rate
    08/21/2015 05:32 PM CDT - The City of Graham has proposed a small tax bump to make up for less than expected sales tax revenue growth.  Following budget workshops on Monday and Tuesday, Graham’s city council has proposed a tax rate of . Read more

    Arrest made in connection to death of Leah Martin
    08/21/2015 07:14 AM CDT - Police have arrested a Graham man who allegedly dug the clandestine gravesite where missing Graford woman Leah Martin's remains were found.  Read more

    City Council green lights 200K economic improvement project for local airport
    08/18/2015 04:31 PM CDT - The Graham City Council has decided to open the purse strings on Graham’s economic improvement fund to update and improve the Graham Municipal Airport. Read more

    (Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.