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Final instructions are given before takeoff Thursday before aerial training at Operation Gunsmoke. On Friday, participants had an opportunity to shoot at steel targets from a helicopter to prepare for the hog hunt which took place Saturday.
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Operation Gunsmoke raises funds for Young County Warrior Ranch

The Young County Warrior Ranch hosted Operation Gunsmoke, its annual helicopter hog hunt fundraiser, last weekend.

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In Graham and Young County, the Crime Stoppers program has been a benefit in solving crimes and adding to the resources Graham Police Department currently has available.
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Crime Stopper program impacts community reporting 

In August 2016, Graham Police Department and Young County joined Clay, Archer and Wichita Counties in partnering with the Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers regional crime prevention program.

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After the in-person event was canceled for the last two years due to inclement weather and COVID-19, the Run for the Children will be taking off again on the downtown square April 24. The run will also have a virtual option which it had to go to exclusively last year due to COVID-19 precautions. Since the run began in 2006, it has raised $163,100 for the Family Resource Center Virginia’s House in Graham and their satellite office Dr. Goodall’s House in Breckenridge.
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Annual Run for the Children benefit takes off next month

After the physical event was canceled for two years in a row due to weather and then COVID-19, the 16th annual Run for the Children 1K, 5K and 10K race will return to Graham’s downtown square April

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Graham Regional Theatre Youth Summer Camp presents 'Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.' at Memorial Auditorium in June 2019. The upcoming summer selections for GRT are ‘Disney’s Winnie the Pooh’ and ‘Disney’s Frozen Jr,’ and 'Into the Woods' as their annual Summer Musical.
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Graham Regional Theatre to return this summer with youth camps, musical

Almost a year after Graham Regional Theatre announced they were closing due to a Disaster Declaration in Texas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization will be returning with new events.


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