News Stories

A bill signed into law in June by Gov. Greg Abbot, goes into effect Sept.

The Graham Courthouse will be closed Thursday, Aug. 10 to honor longtime constable James Freddie Page, who died Sunday in Olney.

Shoppers can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday, scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-13.

Two Graham ISD teachers have been honored by the Region 9 Education Service Center.

Both Graham Police and Fire departments will move to digital radio units following the approval of a contract by the Graham City Council Thursday, July 27.

A Young County man was sentenced to 55 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty July 20 of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver.

New water options were presented to the city council Thursday which included some lowered base rates, but also some higher rates for wholesale and local high-usage users.

After serving the city of Graham for seven years, Graham Police Department K-9 officer Marko died Wednesday, July 19, from medical problems with his spleen.

Sports

Newcastle High School graduate Brandon Bailey tips off a game in 2011.

More than 60 teams will compete throughout Young County Saturday as part of the fifth annual Brandon Bailey Shoot-Out 3-3 Basketball Tournament.

WEATHERFORD— The Graham High School softball team advanced to the third round of the UIL playoffs following a walk-off RBI single by senior Alysia Alcantar Saturday.

AZLE— The Graham High School baseball team made quick work of Brownwood, sweeping the Lions (7-3, 10-3) to advance to the area round of the UIL state playoffs.

Obituaries

Eloisa Rodriguez Sanchez passed away Aug. 16, 2017 in Graham. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home in Graham.

Margie Lou Johnson, 83, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Graham. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Bryson.

Alexander Wayne Hadderton, 22, of Denton, passed away Aug. 4, 2017 in Denton.

The Graham Leader

GRAHAM OFFICE

620 Oak Street

P.O. Box 600

Graham, Texas 76450
Phone: (940) 549-7800

Fax: (940) 549-4364