Leader photos by Bryan Ray
Baylee Loomis finished with four blocks in the Blues’ win over Windthorst Tuesday. Loomis, Emily Davis (pictured) and Skylar Morris each had four blocks in the win, and Loomis led the team with four aces.  Leader photo by David Flynn
Though the team lost, Graham’s Marcus Montfort continued his success in Vernon Tuesday night by winning his individual event, as well as the mixed doubles event alongside teammate Sabryna Adrianson. Leader photo by Travis Lisle
Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Silas Morton chapter gather with the Graham High School student body during the student council’s presentation of the 79th annual DAR flag raising ceremony. (Leader photos by Samantha Isbell)
Max Smith (left) and Nate Hutson do a test run of their Lego Mindstorms robot which they constructed for the Texas Computer Education Association State Mindstorms Robotics Challenge. Courtesy photo
From left, Marilyn Milton, Leah Hollingsworth, Ashton Reese, Addison Kimberling, Sarah Sanders, (sitting) Edith Branch, Hannah Isom, Lilly Gregory, Aubrey Iles and Morgan Patterson make up the Graham Junior High 8th grade A team that will compete at the Graham Junior High volleyball tournament on Saturday, Oct. 1. (Courtesy photo)

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GHS Senior Smith Graham was named as one of about 16,000 Semifinalists in the current National Merit Scholarship program after receiving a qualifying score on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Sch

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Silas Morton chapter gather with the Graham High School student body during the student council’s presentation of the 79th annual DAR flag raising ceremony. (Leader photos by Samantha Isbell)

Graham High School Student Council presented the 79th Annual Flag Raising ceremony by the Graham chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution in honor of Constitution Week on Wednesday morning.

Discussion of an ordinance to prohibit alcohol sales within 1,000 feet of the borders of any Graham ISD campus came to a halt Thursday after the city found it didn’t have the authority to do so.

Sports

Leader photos by Bryan Ray

Nicole Martinez got a kill in the Newcastle Lady Bobcats’ 25-16, 25-21, 25-16 loss to Graford on Tuesday. The Lady Bobcats play Alvord at home Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Baylee Loomis finished with four blocks in the Blues’ win over Windthorst Tuesday. Loomis, Emily Davis (pictured) and Skylar Morris each had four blocks in the win, and Loomis led the team with four aces.  Leader photo by David Flynn

In their final contest before district play, the Lady Blues volleyball team completed one of the season’s best wins against the Lady Trojans in Windthorst Tuesday night.

Though the team lost, Graham’s Marcus Montfort continued his success in Vernon Tuesday night by winning his individual event, as well as the mixed doubles event alongside teammate Sabryna Adrianson. Leader photo by Travis Lisle

Graham tennis took a tough 17-2 loss Tuesday afternoon in Vernon.
Despite the one-sided final, boys ace Marcus Montfort had an extremely successful day, winning both of his events.

Obituaries

Shirley Louise Irvin, 81, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 in Graham. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m.

Charles Edward Barron Sr., 82, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church.

Douglas Wayne Lackey, 73, of The Colony passed away at home on the morning of Sept. 16, 2016.

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