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(CONTRIBUTED PHOTO | YCSO) Terry Joe Ward, 43, of Olney, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 22, on the charge of possession of child pornography which is connected to a Thursday, July 21 arrest, on the charge of online solicitation of a minor.

An investigation from the Olney Police Department regarding a July solicitation of a minor charge led to the discovery of child pornography and an additional arrest of an Olney man Tuesday.

(THOMAS WALLNER | THE GRAHAM LEADER) Graham Fire Department leads the parade with Santa during the 2021 Graham Chamber of Commerce lighted Christmas parade on the Graham downtown square. The parade this year will be held be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1.

The Graham Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade on the downtown square Thursday with a theme of Santa’s Merry Toyland.

Luis Antonio Chagala-Mil, 24, of Mexico, is currently booked in the Young County Jail on a $30,000 bond with the alleged charge of smuggling of per(CONTRIBUTED PHOTO | YCSO) sons following a traffic stop by the Young County Sheriff’s Office.

One man was arrested Sunday with the alleged charge of smuggling of persons following a traffic stop by the Young County Sheriff’s Office.

(THOMAS WALLNER | THE GRAHAM LEADER) Members of the Graham Junior High School MC (Mission Chocolicious) team take Cocoa Bucks for the 2021 Hot Chocolicious competition on the Graham downtown square. This year, the event will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 on the downtown square. Teams from Open Door Christian School and GJHS are participating in the event.

The smell of cocoa and holiday treats will fill the downtown square Thursday as teams from Graham Junior High School and Open Door Christian School sell products through the Hot Chocolicious compet

(FILE PHOTO | THE GRAHAM LEADER) Businesses on the Graham downtown square along Fourth Street. The Graham Chamber of Commerce kicked off their annual Holiday Shopping Spree on Friday, Nov. 25 with a prize giveaway.

The Graham Chamber of Commerce Holiday Shopping Spree kicked off Friday, with a total of $7,000 in local prizes available for shoppers who make purchases at local participating businesses.


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The Lady Blues’ JV Blue basketball team traveled to Bowie Monday and Tuesday this week for the annual Hoopin’ Into The Holidays tournament.

(MIKE WILLIAMS | THE GRAHAM LEADER) The JV Steers were defeated 89-38 at Cleburne Tuesday, Nov. 22. After traveling to Comanche Tuesday, the Steers JV will participate in the Albany JV Tournament next weekend.

The junior varsity Steers struggled as they entered the Thanksgiving holiday break. Traveling to Cleburne Tuesday, Nov.

(MIKE WILLIAMS | THE GRAHAM LEADER) Lady Blues sophomore Emi Gordy shoots over a Bowie defender in the second half of the Lady Blues’ 45-31 loss Monday, Nov. 21 at the Hoopin’ Into The Holidays basketball tournament at Bowie High School.

The Lady Blues participated in Bowie’s annual Hoopin’ Into The Holidays Tournament earlier this week, Nov. 21-22.

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