• Groves signs with Howard Payne - 05/27/2015 03:45 PM CDT
  • Obituary: Dan Q. Grimes (Buster) - 05/22/2015 02:49 PM CDT
  • Obituary: Ona Pearl Baggett - 05/26/2015 02:38 PM CDT
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Classifieds - 05/26/2015 04:32 PM CDT
    (Tori Cummings)
    Groves signs with Howard Payne

    05/27/2015 03:45 PM CDT
    Ever since David Groves started playing Little League baseball, he wanted to play baseball at an elite level.Groves officially took the next move toward that level Wednesday morning in the GHS library when he signed to play baseball with Howard Payne University. 
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    Private roadway smoothed by city crew in anticipation of large crowd during city-sponsored event
    05/27/2015 03:16 PM CDT - Brian Rash contributed to this report.A City of Graham crew worked this morning to fill holes along the private drive leading into the Graham Drive In from Fourth Street, and it will be up to the City Council whether to bill the Convention and Visitors Bureau for the work, which has been estimated to cost less than $200. Read more

    Memorial Day service honors fallen veterans
    05/26/2015 04:27 PM CDT - Minutes after the conclusion of the 2015 Memorial Day service at Pioneer Cemetery Monday morning, torrential rains and high winds roared through Graham causing damage throughout the city, but the overcast skies remained calm throughout the ceremony -- a fitting backdrop for the solemn occasion. Read more

    Storm causes damage throughout Graham
    05/26/2015 04:22 PM CDT - High winds and sideways rain rolled through Graham just after noon and lasted less than an hour Monday, leaving hundreds without power and signs of damage throughout city buildings, streets and yards, but at least one city official said it could have been worse. Read more

    GISD superintendent search firm to poll public
    05/26/2015 04:20 PM CDT - The Graham Independent School District has hired the same search firm that located its last superintendent to execute the search for its next chief administrator, and the firm plans to meet with teachers, administrators, the public and the district’s Board of Trustees this week to determine requirements for the district’s next superintendent. Read more

    Graham to provide nearby city with water
    05/26/2015 04:18 PM CDT - On May 21, Graham’s City Council approved an emergency contract for five more years to supply the City of Throckmorton with up to125,000 gallons of water a day while the city works to expand its dead lake. Read more

    Local rancher, poet records album
    05/26/2015 02:40 PM CDT - Local welder, rancher, retired agriculture teacher and poet Lee WIley Burch is a big man with rough hands and a soft heart. “I’ve been writing poetry ever since I was a small child,” Burch said. Read more

    Baseball season ends in regional quarterfinals
    05/26/2015 11:33 AM CDT - Graham needed just one win Friday night to put away Venus and advance to the Region 1 semifinals. But five errors in an 8-3 game two loss followed by another four errors in a 12-1 game three loss erased the Steers’ 1-0 series lead and sent Venus on to face Fort Stockton in the semis. Read more

    Numbers show home school trending up
    05/22/2015 03:49 PM CDT - Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a multi-part report on home-schooling in Graham.According to Texas Home School Coalition Policy Director Jeremy Newman, home schooling is estimated to be one of the fastest growing forms of education in the United States. Read more

    Faith Center accident victim on the road to recovery
    05/22/2015 03:43 PM CDT - Editor’s note: This is the first half of an update on two survivors of an accident near Mineral Wells that resulted in the deaths of two Graham women on March 6. Read more

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    Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast. Full Story
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    US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's problems of censorship and intimidation. Full Story
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.