News Stories

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Graham ISD is beginning to focus on a plan for the 2020-2021 school year and how the district will educate students, while also protecting and overcoming the challenges that COVID-19 presents.

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On Wednesday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order to enter Texas into the final phase of his three-stage plan to re-open the economy after the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Five new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Young County, with one Wednesday night and four Thursday afternoon.

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One new COVID-19 case was confirmed in Young County Wednesday night, along with 12 possible positives coming from a Young County nursing home after the Texas National Guard tested residents and sta

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Despite many events locally being postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, two events which have annually been a part of the area will continue on July 4.

 

 

Sports

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Graham Lady Blues track runner RoseMary Schaffer signed her national letter of intent to run at McMurry University on Thursday morning in the library at Graham High School.

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When UIL canceled the remainder of the spring sports season, Lady Blues senior shortstop Alex Husen called her best friend and Lady Blues’ star pitcher Emma Southerland.

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The 2020 Maskat Shrine annual Oil Bowl Classic has been canceled. The event was scheduled to be the 83rd annual and hosts all-star games in football, volleyball and boys/girls basketball.

Obituaries

Bonnie Louise Kline, 78, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on  Saturday, May 30 at her home on Possum Kingdom Lake near Graford.

Bill Stephens, age 80, died Sunday, May 31, 2020 at his home in Newcastle. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m.

Tommy Ainsworth, 50, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 in Fort Worth. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, at Morrison Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cottonwood Cemetery in Bryson.

 

 

The Graham Leader

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Phone: (940) 549-7800
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