News Stories

The Black Dutch Sioux band, through the Young County Greater Good Project, are reuniting for a benefit concert to support Graham local Christy Ortegon, who is battling stage three cervical cancer.

The filing period for the May 6 local elections ends Friday and no new candidates have stepped forward in recent days.

The city of Graham started the new year with a drop of more than 5 percent in the amount of sales taxes returned to the city for February.

Graham High School students did well in calculus at a recent math championship, taking second place as a team and three top-10 positions in individual competition.

Friday, Feb. 10
midnight –  Young County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested a man and a woman on Hwy. 114, each on a charge of possession of marijuana.

A three vehicle crash Saturday on Hwy. 16 near Rocky Mountain Road left two with serious injuries.

The Graham Masonic Lodge is seeking auction items for their 10th annual public consignment auction which provides local students with scholarships.

The filing period for the May 6 local elections ends next Friday for the city of Graham, Graham Regional Medical Center, Baylor County Special Utility District and Graham Independent School Distric

Sports

Tuesday afternoon at Cross Timbers Golf Course in Azle, the Graham Lady Blues varsity golf team claimed the overall title with a team score of 388.

Graham’s senior boys basketball players went out in style Friday night with an 82-54 blowout victory over Vernon.

PERRIN - A young Bryson Cowgirls squad learned a painful playoff lesson Monday night.

Obituaries

Lucille Ponder, 100, of Graham, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in Mansfield. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

Rex Lee Mathis was born June 24, 1940, in Jack County, to Floyd Lee and Juanita Evadine (Bottoms) Mathis. He passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 in Abilene. He was 76 years old.

Connie Lee York, 73, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 in Graham. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

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P.O. Box 600

Graham, Texas 76450
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