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News Stories

In Tuesday's primary runoff election, Travis Babcock beat out Billy Jay Hutchens for the Republican Party nomination for Young County Sheriff.

The Primary Election run-off is today, Tuesday, May 24. 

Mother’s Day 2016 came to a stormy end when thunderstorms with high winds and rain moved through this area Sunday evening.


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For football fans it can be difficult to get a good football fix after the Super Bowl. The NFL season ends in February and doesn’t start back in earnest until Training Camp in July.

Photo By Kyle Borne

Newcastle High School held its annual sports banquet Thursday night at the Young County Arena in Graham.

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For the first time in at least 50 years, Graham High School tennis sent individuals to the UIL State Tournament.


A funeral service for Eunice Setliff, age 85, of Jacksonville is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Chase Palmer and Rev.

Jolene Rowley Jones, 90, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. A celebration of her life will be held in the chapel of Morrison Funeral Home in Graham at 11 a.m.

Lillian Shirley Birdwell Warner, 70, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016, in Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 10 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.

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