News Stories

Those planning to showcase items at the Young County Masonic Lodge auction on Saturday have until noon Friday to bring their items to the old ag barn in Fireman’s Park.

The March 6 primary election had a slow start with early voting totals numbering 1,305 in Young County, an 11.19 percent turnout from among 11,658 registered voters, according to Young County Elect

Young County received its first month’s hotel occupancy tax which brought in $2,307.31 from the Wildcatter Ranch and Resort and Spa, showing a good outlook for the fund established to promote Fort

The city of Graham’s and Young County’s sales tax rebates are continuing an upward trend for 2018.

The old U.S. 380 bridge over the Brazos River County will be featured in an upcoming Netflix feature film, The Highwaymen, after Young County commissioners approved use of the location Monday.

Update: An order by Young County Judge John Bullock canceled the burn restrictions as of Feb. 21 throughout Young County.

Fourteen people were honored for their service to Graham ISD during the first Graham Public Education Foundation Hall of Honor Banquet held on Thursday at the American Legion Building in Graham.

The Graham Economic Improvement Corp.


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.


Pearl Branys Edwards passed away in Mineral Wells on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Lemmie J. Guhl, 82, of Graham passed away March 9, 2018 at Hamilton Hospital in Olney.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1935 in Breckenridge, one of 10 children born to Isaac and Lena McKee.

Peggy C. Stephens, 77, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Fort Worth. A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Cowboy Church of Young County.

The Graham Leader


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