News Stories

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Gov. Greg Abbott took to the television last week to spread a message encouraging Texans to continue following protocols set in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 across the state.

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Editor’s Note: Due to press deadlines, the total results of the July Primary Runoff Election with election day voting numbers will be included in the weekend edition of The Graham Leader.

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The Texas Department of Transportation has awarded Young County $562,350 as part of the County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant Program.

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From zebras to snakes and everything in between, one Graham student is impacting the lives of children overcoming the loss of a family or dealing with a serious illness through the Wild Wishes prog

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The Library of Graham Summer Reading Program is three weeks away from its finale, with around 100 participating children reading 750 hours since the program began late May.

 

 

Sports

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After a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Graham as well as potential exposure among students at Graham High School, the athletic department has postponed all sports workouts through May 13.

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The UIL could lift its Friday night broadcast ban of football games for the 2020 season. The decision was made by UIL Executive Director Dr.

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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.

Obituaries

Richard A. (Dick) Chauncey, 73, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Graham. Dick was born Feb. 21, 1947 in Independence, Mo. to the late Janis Rae (Burroughs) Chauncey and W.B. Chauncey, Jr.

Arthur Lee “A.L.” Lewis, 90, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 in Graham. Graveside services will be Saturday, July 11, at 12 p.m.

Melvin Wayne Phillips passed away June 29, 2020 in Arlington. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Medlan Chapel Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m.

 

 

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