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More than 70 scholarships were handed out Monday night to the Graham High School class of 2017 during their scholarship awards ceremony at the Memorial Auditorium.

The Young County Hay Day will be held May 4 in the Young County Arena, 120 Barclay Blvd. in Graham.

The Graham ISD school board signed an anti-voucher resolution on Tuesday, April 11, to show their opposition to SB 3, which if passed by the legislature would reduce the amount of public education

Sometimes it takes a village to raise an owlet.

Car burglars struck again this week, this time taking not one, but two firearms among other possessions from around 10 unlocked vehicles Wednesday night.

Graham High School One Act Play, led by theater arts teacher Salley Maxey, far right, advanced from the Area contest on March 31 to the Regional UIL competition at Texas Tech on Thursday, April 6.

Monday, April 3
1:22 p.m. – Suspicious human spotted on S. Hwy. 16, Graham.
2:27 p.m. – Information shared with Graham Police Department on Brazos St., Graham.

Wrecks kept emergency responders busy Wednesday, with two major accidents taking place within a couple of hours.


GRAHAM— The Graham High School baseball team’s 6-1 victory over district rival Vernon set up a Tuesday night showdown with Iowa Park to potentially determine the outright Region 1 District 6 champi

GRAHAM— The Graham High School softball team won the Region 1 District 6 championship after besting Vernon 8-7 in extra innings Friday night.

The Newcastle High School girls track and field team took first in last week’s area meet, edging out Gorman by a point, while the Bryson Cowgirls finished third with 84 points.


Gae Elizabeth “Beth” Beavers, 49, of Morris, Okla., passed away from this life into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Shahrbanoo Farrah Sharif, 55, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 in Wichita Falls. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Margaret Kay Parsons Gallegos, 74, passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Wichita Falls following a short illness.

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