News Stories

A Graham man is dead after a rollover accident south of Graham on Sunday evening.

The journey to state for the Graham High School UIL One Act Play team brought them good experiences and a prestigious award that showed their skills above all other 4A districts in Texas.

A service to honor Danny Lee Widner, a brother and member of the community in Graham who has been in missing in action from the Vietnam War almost 49 years, will be held on Saturday, May 13, at 2 p

Flowers placed on University of Texas campus picnic tables; hundreds of Graham students and residents bathed in the glow of candlelight; thousands gathered on UT’s main mall, arms raised in the Hoo

The Graham City Council decided to table a decision Thursday to act on an ordinance, which would raise water rates based on a study done by the consultant group La Costa Environmental LLC.

A county jail inmate was nabbed within an hour of his escape from confines Tuesday afternoon.

He could sing. And juggle. Play trumpet. Run track. He was so admired and active, he won a scholarship his senior year for being the “All-Around Boy.”

EAST TEXAS - Relief efforts are underway for those affected by one of four tornadoes that touched down in East Texas on Saturday, April 29, which as of Monday had left five dead and multiple injure

Sports

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.

The state qualifying scores from junior Hunter Dooley and senior Jack Hays of Graham High School, and senior Tanner Buchanan of Bryson may make them strong contenders for a medal, but those figures

Obituaries

Mabel C. Wells, 88, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Fort Worth. A graveside funeral will be held Wednesday, May 24, at 3 p.m. in Proffitt Cemetery in Young County.

Gene Russell, 87, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 in Graham. His funeral was Monday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

Daniel Harrison Elie Grafton passed away May 20, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, 217 at McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home in Graham.

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