News Stories

Young County Greater Good project is holding a golf scramble and online auction fundraiser for a Graham child who’s battling a rare form of leukemia.

For all motorheads or those with a love of all things old and new, the Graham Cars & Stars car show will be free on the downtown square this Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

The Graham City Council on Thursday approved the city to be recognized as a Purple Heart City under the Military Order of the Purple Heart, to honor those who have been injured or killed risking th

Every year blue ribbons are placed both down Elm Street and on the square, and the ribbons share a message of awareness of child abuse within the community.

Back in October 2017, progress was being made on the Salt Creek Park project with a contract that took the Army Corps of Engineers out of the picture, but contractual problems have halted the proje

Graham ISD campuses were announced as winners at the beginning of March in the 3rd quarter of the Patterson Gives Back program and were awarded $4,000 for the district on March 22 in Wichita Falls.

The New Century Veterans Memorial Committee has announced the names that will be engraved on the new memorial and the organization wants feedback to make sure those names are correct.

Those planning to showcase items at the Young County Masonic Lodge auction on Saturday have until noon Friday to bring their items to the old ag barn in Fireman’s Park.

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

Bradley Don Thetford, 42, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in Fort Worth. Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 19, at 2 p.m.

John Paul Smith passed away April 13, 2018 at his home near Loving. A rosary service was held at 7 p.m.

Katelynn Renee Harris, 20, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be Monday, April 16, at 2 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

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