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The 12th annual Run for the Children 5K and 10K event was on Third and Oak Street in Graham last Saturday, May 20.

With the coming of a Memorial Day – a day of remembrance for those who have given their lives and service in service to their country – one local Graham man and his family see their military servic

For the third year in a row, the Food Truck Championship of Texas event will be held on the Graham downtown square.

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.


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.


Zeb Sumpter, 82, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 in Graham. A memorial graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 31, at 2 p.m. in Pioneer Cemetery.

Jerry Karl, 78, of Breckenridge, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 27, at First Baptist Church in Breckenridge.

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.

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