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Andrea Cook from Graham moved to San Diego to start a new career. 

Andrea Cook works on her welding technique during San Diego Continuing Education’s welding certificate program. Cook hopes to start her own architectural lighting design business. Photo contributed by San Diego Continuing Education

Andrea Cook from Graham moved to San Diego to start a new career. 

Shawn Humphries wanted to be a judge since he was in first grade and met Judge Edgar Laney.

For four generations one family has done business at Everette’s Jeweler's in Graham, with a family tree spanning back to the man who made the first purchase at the store in Jan. 1951.

A Department of Health and Human Services ruling mandated hospitals to post their standard list of prices on the internet in a machine-readable format by Jan.1 but, Graham Regional Medical Center a

UPDATE: Kendrex J. White was ruled not guilty by reason of insanity during the start of his trial held in Austin for the May 1, 2017 murder of Harrison Brown on the University of Texas Campus.

Avon and Open Door Christian School partnered to donate a stuffed animal to each child in Young County Child Protective Services.

The grape arbor at Fort Belknap in Newcastle was planted over 75 years ago and it hasn’t been trimmed much since. That will change in the near future.


The Iowa Park boys’ basketball team opted to try to slow down their District 6-4A matchup with Graham rather than run with the Steers. It didn’t work.

One thing Newcastle coach Layton Westmoreland emphasized to his team was getting off to a fast start. His team got the message and then some Friday night.

A huge second half defensive stand against one of the best shooters in the area helped guide the Lady Blues to a 51-33 win over Burkburnett in their District 6-4A opening game Friday afternoon.


Roy Wayne McGehee, 81, passed from this life on Jan. 13, 2019. He was born to Leroy and Imogene Burnett McGehee, in Southland on Oct. 6,1937. He married Martha Harrison in 1957, in Seminole.

Vermel Chambers Autry, 85, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 in Houston. Funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

Cathy Burleson, 58, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at her home in Graham. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

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