News Stories

The city of Graham and Young County did well in accruing sales tax rebates in May, continuing an upward trend seen so far this year.

The Library of Graham’s annual Summer Reading Program kicked off last week in Graham, with the goal of promoting continued reading and education in Graham.

The Graham Farmers Market began last month and at its location on the intersection of 4th and West St. business has been booming for the vendors each Saturday.

The Graham High School FFA program has had a tremendous 2017-18 year with multiple accolades from major shows in San Angelo, San Antonio and Houston and reaching state in multiple programs and nati

The May 22 Republican primary runoff election ended on Tuesday deciding the positions of Young County Commissioner of Pct. 2 and Justice of the Peace of Pct. 1.

The Olney acting police chief who resigned in March after being arrested by a Texas Ranger was arrested Friday on felony charges for assaults in Young and Wichita counties.

The Young County Jail passed its annual inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, whichwas given last month.Young County Jail Administrator Mitchell Netterville said the two-day inspe

Investigators are looking into the cause of a serious boat collision Sunday at Possum Kingdom Lake that sent two adults and a child to the hospital.


Brownwood native Jaxon Shipley held a one-day wide receiver clinic for Graham youngsters Wednesday evening under the lights of Newton Field. Roughly 30 young athletes took part in the camp.

Graham High School Lady Blues softball players joined coaches in teaching the fundamentals of softball to young athletes, and had a little fun while they were at it.

One of 10 options on the list of athletic camps available for local youngsters this summer was the Graham High School baseball program’s threeday session this week.


Bobbie James Smith, 81, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, in Graham. He was Bob, Dad, Pawpaw, Coach Smith and friend to many.

Buddy Carl Gregg, 70, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Graham. A graveside service will be Wednesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. in Pioneer Cemetery.

Dock Dwayne Cawthon, 84, of Graham, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Burleson. Graveside service will be Saturday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. at Restland Cemetery in Olney.

The Graham Leader


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