News Stories

The Graham Police Department requested an investigation by the Texas Rangers after an incident with two officers last week on Thursday, June 26 involving the tasing of 19-year-old with autism.

The city of Graham and Young County did well in accruing sales tax rebates in May, continuing an upward trend seen so far this year.

The Library of Graham’s annual Summer Reading Program kicked off last week in Graham, with the goal of promoting continued reading and education in Graham.

The Graham Farmers Market began last month and at its location on the intersection of 4th and West St. business has been booming for the vendors each Saturday.

The Graham High School FFA program has had a tremendous 2017-18 year with multiple accolades from major shows in San Angelo, San Antonio and Houston and reaching state in multiple programs and nati

The May 22 Republican primary runoff election ended on Tuesday deciding the positions of Young County Commissioner of Pct. 2 and Justice of the Peace of Pct. 1.

The Olney acting police chief who resigned in March after being arrested by a Texas Ranger was arrested Friday on felony charges for assaults in Young and Wichita counties.

The Young County Jail passed its annual inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, whichwas given last month.Young County Jail Administrator Mitchell Netterville said the two-day inspe


Jason Briles knows that this is a big week.

With the 2018 athletic season quickly approaching for area teams, The Graham Leader takes a look at the upcoming season schedule for the Steers football team/

After a strong senior class graduated this past summer, the Graham Lady Blues volleyball team will look for another district championship with the 2018 season less than a month away.


John Harold Townley, 91, class of 1945 Elgin, Okla., passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Graham. Funeral will be Saturday, July 14, at 10 a.m. in Faith Baptist Church.

Danny Ray Springs, 74, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at his home on Lake Graham. Funeral services will be Friday, July 13 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church.

Kenneth “Ray” Boucher, Sr. 82, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 in Weatherford.

The Graham Leader


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