News Stories

Young County Commissioners’ Court put a burn ban in effect Monday, barring almost all outdoor burning in the 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.

A man had to be taken by helicopter to a Metroplex hospital Monday night after fire broke out in a Graham apartment complex.

After a three-day jury trial last week, a Young County jury found Ryan Lee Daniel, 33, guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child and sentenced him to a life in state prison.

With the March 6 Primary Election around the corner, the deadline to register to cast your ballot is coming up next Monday.

Local superstars were honored last Tuesday at the Graham Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Grahammy Awards and Taste of Graham in the Young County Arena, celebrating a century of growth in the community.

Graham has seen its fair share of problems when it comes to connection issues with AT&T, but the cause of these problems lies with those severing the lines, and not AT&T, Judge John Bullock

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

Cecil Allen Thomas Jr. passed away Feb. 18, 2018 at his home in Duncan, Oklahoma. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home in Graham.

John Berry Robitaille died in Houston on Jan. 26, 2018 at the age of 82, while holding the hand of his beloved wife of 59 years, Patricia Davis Robitaille.

Leslie Harold "Buddy" Dhane, 49, of Graham, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 in Wichita Falls. He was born July 20, 1968 in Wichita Falls. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m.

The Graham Leader

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

Fax: (940) 549-4364