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    Petition to dissolve GRMC hospital district deemed invalid

    10/23/2014 02:41 PM CDT
    It's official. The petition to initiate an election to dissolve the Graham Regional Medical Center taxing district has been determined to have an insufficient amount of signatures by the Young County Elections Office, and therefore will not proceed through the next steps of the legal process. 
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    Demolition of north side of American Legion building underway
    10/22/2014 06:20 PM CDT - Wednesday afternoon, a City of Graham worker fired up the diesel engine of a massive hydraulic excavator and drove the business end of the machine into the north wall of the 63-year-old American Legion building. Read more

    Thornburg sentenced to life in prison
    10/22/2014 12:43 PM CDT - After almost three years of uncertainty, ongoing local discussion and mass public speculation as to what actually happened to Graham woman Candice Shields, Jeremy Thornburg was convicted of murdering Shields and sentenced to life in prison by a Young County jury Tuesday afternoon. Read more

    Lady Blues sweep Mineral Wells; qualify for playoffs
    10/22/2014 02:39 PM CDT - P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } The Lady Blues volleyball team came into the 2014 season with two goals: win 10 games and reach the playoffs.   Both dreams were on the line against Mineral Wells Tuesday night. Read more

    Jury finds Thornburg guilty
    10/21/2014 04:20 PM CDT - The jury took less than three hours today to find Jeremy Thornburg guilty of the murder of Candice Shields. Read more

    Sipes calls for infectious disease summit
    10/21/2014 02:47 PM CDT - Last week Young County Commissioner for Precinct 1 Mike Sipes called for an inter-agency summit on preparedness in case an infectious disease outbreak hit Young County. Read more

    Bond supervisor requests vehicle
    10/21/2014 02:46 PM CDT - After several months of planning, Texas' 90th district, which encapsulates both Young and Stephens counties, has hired a bond supervisor.  It's a position that came about through cooperation from several local entities, including the aforementioned Young and Stephens counties, as well as the cities of Graham, Olney and Breckenridge. Read more

    Young County renews agreement
    10/21/2014 02:29 PM CDT - Young County Commissioners Court has again renewed its agreement of understanding with the Abilene Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Inc.  The agreement between ARCADA and Young County serves the purpose of “providing prevention/intervention programs that offer constructive methods designed to prevent and/or interrupt the onset or progression of substance abuse,” according to a recent ARCADA letter sent to the Young County Commissioners Court. Read more

    Living the vet life in Young County
    10/21/2014 02:19 PM CDT - From his office on Highway 67 last week, Nick Burnham bent down to examine wounds on a dog's ear, cleaned the marks and gave its owner instructions on taking care of the infected wound. Read more

    Thornburg verdict could come Tuesday
    10/20/2014 07:41 PM CDT - Day five of the Jeremy Thornburg trial came to a close with both the prosecution and the defense resting their cases. Tomorrow, both sides will present closing arguments and the case will likely be turned over to jurors to determine if Thornburg is guilty of murdering Graham woman and mother Candice Shields. Read more

    Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
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    Punk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gig

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool! Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.