News Stories

Early voting started Monday for the May 5 local elections in Young County and will continue through Tuesday, May 1 at North Central Texas College in Graham and the Olney Community Library in Olney.

Young County has joined Graham to be recognized as a Purple Heart County under the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), and honor those who have been injured or killed risking their lives for

Two teams of students and one individual student of Graham High School will be advancing to the national competition for the Technology Student Association in Atlanta, Ga. this summer.

A Graham man died Saturday in a rainy-weather three-vehicle crash near Springtown.

In January Graham ISD partnered with the Graham Public Education Foundation to honor 14 alumni in their new Hall of Honor program, and are looking again to honor staff and community members who hav

The Young County New Veterans Memorial has almost achieved their goal of $125,000, receiving a matching grant of $12,000 recently from the L.F.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday issued a drought-related disaster declaration for 72 of the state’s 254 counties, including Young and surrounding counties.

The Graham ISD School Board opened the possibility for select district staff members “to possess and use firearms” on campus after amending two local policies Wednesday.

Sports

The Newcastle Ladycats track and field team dominated the District 17/18-1A area track and field meet on April 18 in Bryson.

With the regular season winding down, the Graham Steers varsity baseball team is perhaps playing their best baseball of the season at the right time.

Sarah Bundrick relishes the big-time moments. The junior continues to be one of the most consistent players in the district and it showed on Friday.

Obituaries

Davelene “Brownie” Pickens, 84, of Henrietta, passed away April 21, 2018 in Wichita Falls.

Brandon Azael Gomez, 18, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Springtown. Rosary was Monday, April 23, at 1 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel and a funeral Mass followed at 3 p.m. in St.

Mary K. "Sis" Barnett, 79, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Graham. A graveside funeral was Friday, April 20, at 2 p.m. in Pioneer Cemetery.

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