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Former Young County Judge Ken Andrews passed away on Saturday, Feb. 9, in Fort Worth. Marking the end of a life of service to the citizens of Graham and Young County.

Lexie Williams, a GHS graduate and 2017 homecoming queen, was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer which affects a part of the immune system called the lymphatic system.

The pre-K program for Graham Independent School District is hosted at Pioneer Elementary School, but with a limited amount of space for students the school board discussed on Wednesday what could b

Last week, the Graham Police Department and Young County Sheriff’s Office took more drugs off the streets thanks to four separate drug busts according to releases from the two departments.

The Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the 22nd annual Mardi Gras PK Style which will consist of a parade, shrimp fest and many other small events on March 2.

An on going lawsuit nearly led to The Cliffs Resort closing their doors on Friday Feb. 8.

The Ranch at Possum Kingdom became the third home development community on the east side of the lake to complete a helipad for Air Evac to land in case of medical emergencies.

The Young County Commissioner’s Court unanimously voted on Monday to give 30 days notice to Young County Family Health Clinic, operated by Graham Regional Medical Center, of their intent to termina


The Graham boys basketball team knew what was at stake. The Steers could not afford a loss Friday night if they still wanted any shot at a district title.

The Graham Lady Blues girls basketball team was crowned bi-district champions after defeating Sweetwater 69-56 Monday evening in Breckenridge.

Winning a district title is never easy. Going undefeated in district year after year is remarkable.


Harold Barnhart, 89, passed away at his home on Feb. 13, 2019. Son of the late Harvey Jay Barnhart and Dovie Viola Barnhart (né Dendy), Mr. Barnhart was born in Graham on Jan.

Toni Rachelle Wooldridge, 59, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 surrounded by family at her home in Graham. Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

Dixie Fayedean Dobbs passed away Feb. 12, 2019 at her home in Nocona. Family visitation will be from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m.

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