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Daniel Gilbertson led the Steers to their first trip to regionals since 2017 with 132 rushing yards and four touchdowns. (Leader photo by Mike Williams)

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Volunteers prepare meals for the Our Daily Bread program over the summer which was drive-thru at First United Methodist Church in Graham. The same type of service will be held for the FUMC Community Thanksgiving Friendship Meal on Tuesday.
Contributed photo by Bronwen Choate

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Young County Toys for Tots coordinator Dave Reid speaks with the Graham Noon Lions Club Wednesday at their regular meeting.
Leader photo by Thomas Wallner

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Maddie Mandela puts up a shot during the Lady Blues’ 71-24 win at home over Petrolia Tuesday night. Mandela led all scorers in the game with 17 points. The Lady Blues are back in action tonight at 6 p.m. in Ponder.
Leader photo by Mike Williams

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The Oasis of Grace float which won best overall entry at the parade by a panel of judges in the 2019 Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade held in Graham. The event this year will take place on Dec. 3 and will held on the square and also live streamed for those that wish to stay home.
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News Stories

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Volunteers prepare meals for the Our Daily Bread program over the summer which was drive-thru at First United Methodist Church in Graham. The same type of service will be held for the FUMC Community Thanksgiving Friendship Meal on Tuesday.
Contributed photo by Bronwen Choate

First United Methodist Church this year have taken the reins for the annual Thanksgiving meal with a drive-thru service available Tuesday at the church.

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Young County Toys for Tots coordinator Dave Reid speaks with the Graham Noon Lions Club Wednesday at their regular meeting.
Leader photo by Thomas Wallner

As the Graham Noon Lions Club continues its annual Goodfellows raffle to support the Angel Tree Project, the project will be joining forces with the U.S.

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The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Young County campaign has started its annual donation drive to support the families of Young County.

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The Oasis of Grace float which won best overall entry at the parade by a panel of judges in the 2019 Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade held in Graham. The event this year will take place on Dec. 3 and will held on the square and also live streamed for those that wish to stay home.
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The Graham Chamber of Commerce presented their plan for the Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade last Thursday during the regular Graham City Council meeting.

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The Graham High School Smokin’ Steers BBQ team cooks food during the Pigskin Weekend event on the square in October. The city of Graham is host to one of 11 regional high school barbecue competitions this weekend.
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The city of Graham will play host to one of 11 regional high school barbecue competitions this weekend.

Sports

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Daniel Gilbertson led the Steers to their first trip to regionals since 2017 with 132 rushing yards and four touchdowns. (Leader photo by Mike Williams)

It did not take the Steers long to earn their first trip to the Regional round since 2017.

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Maddie Mandela puts up a shot during the Lady Blues’ 71-24 win at home over Petrolia Tuesday night. Mandela led all scorers in the game with 17 points. The Lady Blues are back in action tonight at 6 p.m. in Ponder.
Leader photo by Mike Williams

The Lady Blues improved to an even 2-2 Tuesday night in dominating fashion. The team hosted Petrolia on short notice and walked away with a convincing 71-24 victory in front of a home crowd.

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The Graham Steers and Lady Blues soccer teams will be opening practices for the 2020-2021 season next week. With the start of practices, the Steers have announced Dec.

Obituaries

Patricia Ann Ramos, 67, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 in Denton. Due to COVID conditions and for the safety of others a memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced.

Lloyd Calvin Pharis passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in Denton, Texas where he lived since July, 2019.

Charles Milton Brown, 93, passed from this life to his eternal life on Nov. 17, 2020 in his home in Farmersville, Texas.  

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