News Stories

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Severe weather brought chaos to Graham and Young County as four fires hit the area and street light outages hit Graham Tuesday, Aug. 13.

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The Graham Area United Way approved their 2019-2020 campaign goal of $100,000 last week, benefiting ten local area agencies with the objective of “Building a Bridge to a Stronger Community.”

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The Desk and Derrick Club of Graham presented a $1,000 scholarship to recent Graham High School graduate Hayden Husen during their monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 13.

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The Graham Fire Department has been wearing breast cancer awareness T-shirts since 2010, this year the GFD auxiliary is seeking help from the public in designing the shirt.

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The Graham Concert Association announced their line up for their 75th season which will include the return of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra on Feb. 18.

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The Graham Independent School District school board approved their 2019-2020 proposed tax rate and budget Wednesday with the lowest tax rate in more than ten years.

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Graham Cars and Stars released a comprehensive list of the winners from their ninth annual car show held Aug. 3 on the downtown square.

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The Graham City Council approved opening the scope of the bidding process regarding the renovation of the new city hall location where the American Legion building is currently located on Thursday.

Sports

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When the Graham Steers football team kicks off its 2019 season at Hirschi on Aug. 30, the Steers will be in a unique situation.

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The Newcastle Bobcats finished last season 7-4 (4-0 district) and took an early exit from the playoffs.

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The future of the Graham Steers football team took advantage of the opportunity to learn from the coaching staff as the football team hosts its annual summer football camp this week. 

Obituaries

Letha Pearl Hopkins passed away Aug. 12, 2019 in Gun Barrel City. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m.

Sherry Ann (Schlittler) Barnes, 79, resident of Wagoner, Okla., passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at her home.

Fumiko Shiroma Layfield, 85, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 in Bryan. Visitation was Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Saturday, Aug.

The Graham Leader

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P.O. Box 600
Graham, Texas 76450
Phone: (940) 549-7800
Fax: (940) 549-4364