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The Graham Hospital District Board on Tuesday voted to not adopt the 11.1 percent proposed tax rate increase from 0.388478 to 0.431590 per $100 valuation and instead adopt the effective rate of 0.3

The Possum Kingdom East Fire and Ambulance Auxiliary has purchased a new fire truck for the PK East Volunteer Fire Department.

Palo Pinto County nonprofit organizations will be taking donations Thursday, Sept. 20, during the 18 hour long fundraising event North Texas Giving Day.

The Graham Regional Medical Center board held their second public hearing on Tuesday at the American Legion Building about a proposed 7.99 percent tax rate increase.The proposed tax rate increase w

Despite disagreements, the Young County Commissioner’s Court approved a new tax rate and budget for the county.

Palo Pinto County Commissioners’ Court ended its burn ban on Sept. 4 after it had been in place since Aug.

The Palo Pinto Commissioner’s Court voted on Aug. 13 not to place the creation of Emergency Service District 4 on the 2018 ballot, despite 280 people signing a petition for its creation.

The Humane Society of Young County announced it will not be shutting its doors Friday as previously planned.


Steers head coach Kenny Davidson admitted his team needed to win the second half to come out with a win. For the first time this season, his team did exactly that. 

The Graham Lady Blues bounced back from their loss on the road last week with a dominating performance over Wichita Falls City View.

Graham cross country excelled once again at a meet this week. Each of the varsity teams along with the Lady Blues’ junior varsity won first place Wednesday at the Dublin Dash.


Henry Newmann, 87, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Wichita Falls. A Memorial service will be held, Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. in Ebony Grove Cemetery in Mercedes.

CLYDE – Robert Gayle Howe, 66 of Clyde, affectionately known to all as Bobby, passed away on Sunday Sept. 9 along with his son Daniel Justin Howe in a motor vehicle accident.

CLYDE - Daniel Justin Howe, 34 of Clyde TX, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9 along with his Father Robert Gayle Howe in a motor vehicle accident.

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