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Graham Area United Way kicks off 2017 fundraising season

Graham Area United Way has raised a third of their newly announced 2017 goal of $118,000, through the efforts of local organizations. The organization had already raised $40,525, it was announced during the drive's official kick-off Tuesday. United Way supports 14 local agencies in Graham they alloc

GRAHAM LEADER - 2017-09-22 19:42:58

The Caleb Larson Memorial Foundation holds tenth rodeo fundraiser

The tenth annual Memorial Ranch Rodeo for the Caleb Larson Foundation Cowbin' for the Kids will take place this weekend at the Young County Arena with a multitude of events. The Caleb Larson Foundation nonprofit was started by Brandi Larson in 2008 as a memorial for her son, Caleb Larson, who was di

GRAHAM LEADER - 2017-09-22 19:49:37

City's September sales tax rebate continues upward trend

The city of Graham's sales tax rebate dropped 4.5 percent this month, compared with the same month last year, after three months in a row of rebates that were up over the previous year. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing

GRAHAM LEADER - 2017-09-22 19:44:42

Jacksboro Homecoming set for next week

The 2017 Jacksboro High School Homecoming week begins Monday with the annual homecoming bonfire beginning at 8 p.m.. The site for the bonfire will be adjacent to the Pee Wee football field on Highway 59 near Lake Jacksboro. This year's bonfire is the result of a cooperative effort involving the City

JACKSBORONEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:50:14

Perrin School discusses Class 1A reclassification

PERRIN - Dropping to Class A, which would mean six-man football, was a topic of discussion during Tuesday night's school board meeting. Superintendent Cliff Gilmore said the high school is at 106 students right now with the Class A limit set at 104.9. He said for districts that play 11-man football,

JACKSBORONEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:43:13

Local officials break ground on new medical facility

Breckenridge citizens will have a few more options for where they seek medical and dental care with the expansion of the ResourceCare facility, located on Walker Street. The 9,034 square foot facility will offer 16 exam rooms, five areas for dental operations, a counseling office, as well as dental

BRECKENRIDGEAMERICAN.COM - 2017-09-20 16:51:35

BISD approves purchase of three buses

The Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees approved purchasing three off-lease school buses for $172,300 from National Bus Sales last Monday. Tim Seymore, BISD superintendent, said this was made possible with an increased annual revenue and should go into circulation within the n

BRECKENRIDGEAMERICAN.COM - 2017-09-20 16:03:12

Donors bring "Wonder" project to area kids

South Elementary ventured into a well-planned reading program for all students enrolled in fourth, fifth and sixth grade. The book is "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio and is number one on the New York Times Bestseller List. "The whole school will read for 30 minutes each morning during breakfast," said Abby

BRECKENRIDGEAMERICAN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:56:43

Tips to Throw the Best Movie Night Ever

Will it be a family-friendly night? Will the movies screened have a theme -- such as all being by one director or set in the same city? Know who your audience is and select movies that best fit the bill. 2. Get the real theater feel. Get the real movie theater experience in the comfort of your home

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims

(Family Features) Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes. That's why, when hurricanes make landfall and wreak havoc, help is immedi

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Maximize the Joy of Travel

(Family Features) Many facets of travel - the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip - can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and travel, and what ma

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill

(Family Features) For most kids, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but it can also be a chance to demonstrate how helping others brings its own set of rewards. This October, children, families and schools across the country will join in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a month-long celebration of

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

You need more fruits and veggies: 5 easy ways to get there

(BPT) - Most Americans understand the importance of including a variety of fruits and vegetables into their diets, but finding inspiration and fresh ideas for incorporating them into everyday meals can be challenging. Research shows that only 10 percent of Americans are meeting the MyPlate recommend

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:31:00

Tuesday evening storms reek havoc in Archer County

Lightening strikes battery tanks on Davis Road off of Hwy. 25. County Fire departments worked hard to control the fire to prevent a large grass fire from starting in the windy conditions. This pole at the Archer County Activity Center, among others in town and in the county, were down after the stor

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:05:00

46th District appoints Jon Whitsitt Assistant District Attorney

Archer City graduate Johnathan "Jon" Whitsitt was recently sworn as the Assistant District Attorney for the 46th Judicial District Attorney's office which covers Wilbarger, Foard and Hardeman counties. This is an impressive appointment for Whitsitt who has been practicing law for only 7 years in Ver

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:01:00

"Team Bev" fundraiser show spirit of love and support in a time of need

The "Team Bev" fundraiser for Beverly Crow was held last Sunday afternoon in the Archer City ISD Cafeteria. Over 300 hamburgers and hot dogs were served. There was also a very successful silent auction and so many made generous donations. Beverly was very happy that she could come and spend a couple

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:54:00

Disturbance at Archer County Annex leads to tense moments

Last Friday at approximately 3:00pm a domestic disturbance brought to the Archer County Courthouse Annex led to a tense situation According to Chief Deputy Simon Dwyer, a person was irate and yelling in the County Attorney's office apparently upset over a temporary Ex Parte Protective Order that his

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:53:00

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

ARCHERCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Tuesday storm brings nearly half inch of rain

Tuesday's thunderstorms were the perfect example of how the pop-up systems can be hit or miss in North Texas. Storms began popping up late Tuesday afternoon to the west and southwest of Wichita Falls and continued to grow. Heavy rains were coming down in Wichita Falls by about 5 p.m., but the offici


Daughter honors mom one year after Cascade Mall killings

One year later at Burlington's Cascade Mall, the memorials are gone, but the memories remain. "It was a very long night," says Tanya Young. "I think about it every day. It doesn't go away." Tanya lost her mother, Shyla Martin, that night. Four others died as well when on September 23rd a gunman open

KING-5 - 2017-09-22 22:23:50