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By Melinda L. Lucas

With very little discussion, directors of the Shackelford County Hospital District okayed the proposed budget and tax rate at a meeting on Monday, Sept. 21.


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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lady Lion volleyball team split games last week, but the game they won was critically important.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The JV Lion football team improved to 3-0 for the season with a 28-0 shutout of the Haskell Indians last Thursday in their first home game of the season.


I’ll Take the Oldies

I remember when my family bought their first TV (black and white of course). 

Please Don’t Climb!

As I looked across the street this morning, I saw a herd of boys headed to the practice field. Yes, it’s that season.




Roosters on Vacation

My street, South 1st, which runs in front of Albany High School, is usually very quiet in the summer time. 

Well…not this past week.

It does seem like you see signs everywhere these days. A lot of these quotes are on T shirts. I have a Sign Wall in my den. Some of the signs are spiritual and some are just for fun.  


I know that all parents and grandparents have heard “that question” from your kids and grandkids a million times. I know I have. 


By Lynsi Musselman

Members of Moran First Baptist Church are spreading the word that they will host a revival on Sunday, Sept. 20 starting at 10:00 a.m.

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By Lynsi Musselman

The Feed Store served the first junior and senior Tuesday lunch of the new school year this Tuesday, Aug. 25.

By Lynsi Musselman

Two local churches are planning to mark the new school year with kick-off events for their children’s ministries.



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Do not adorn yourselves outwardly….rather let your adornment be the inner self with the lasting beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in God’s sight.” 1 Peter:3-4

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Edna Mae Abbott, 96 passed away Aug. 27, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, FL from complications after testing positive for Corona Virus.

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Bessie Lee Echols, age 87, of Albany Texas, passed away Friday afternoon Aug. 28, 2020.

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