News Stories

I had the privilege of being promoted to major in the U.S. Army at the Pentagon this month. This moment was decades in the making. My journey has taken me around the world.

Nineteen people have been arrested since Monday morning – at least 12 of them in Young County – after a state investigation into drug distribution.

For a second time this year a sliced phone line on Monday halted services to landline phones in Graham and AT&T services for internet and wireless phones with other plans.

The city of Graham is negotiating the final documents with the Brazos River Authority regarding the Salt Creek Park project, City Manager Brandon Anderson said at the Graham City Council meeting Th

The Young County Commissioners Court passed a resolution Monday, Nov.

A Young County jury found John Michael McBride, 48, guilty of sexual assault of a child and sentenced him to 15 years in state prison after a three-day trial that ended Nov. 9.

The city of Graham’s sales tax rebate dropped 1.27 percent this month, compared with the same month last year.

Graham’s Bethel Baptist Church is preparing already to host its 30th annual free community Thanksgiving dinner. The church, at 209 Tennessee St., will serve dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Sports

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.

Obituaries

Marjorie Street Swope Cummings of Graham, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 10, 2017. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Graham.

Jackie "Jack" McCarty, 56, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017.

A celebration of his life was held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Minton Memorial Chapel.

Ruby Marie Hazelton, 88, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 in Graham. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. in Morningside Baptist Church.

The Graham Leader

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