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News

By Melinda L. Lucas

Shackelford County conducted the first of two public hearings along with moving through a few other pieces of business on Monday morning, Sept. 16.

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By Kathy Thomson

Fall officially starts next Monday, Sept. 23, and the Albany downtown area will soon be dressed for the autumn season.

By Melinda L. Lucas

With very little discussion, directors of the Shackelford County Hospital District okayed the proposed budget and tax rate at meeting on Monday, Sept. 16.

Sports

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By Donnie A. Lucas

It was a tale of two halves for the Albany Lions last Friday in Eastland.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The varsity Lady Lion volleyball team opened District 6-2A competition with a pair of wins over Strawn and Newcastle during the last week.

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By Melinda L. Lucas

Three Albany runners traveled to Merkel on Tuesday for their third meet of the season, with freshman Brylee Moore earning her second medal of the year.

Opinion

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 time...football season.

School’s

Coming!

Lifestyle

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.  

THAT QUESTION...

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

Community

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By Melinda L. Lucas

Members of the National Honor Society have met to elect officers to lead their organization over the next nine months.

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By Kathy Thomson

The 29th annual See You at the Pole is set for Wednesday, Sept. 26, with separate events planned for local elementary and secondary students.

By Melinda L. Lucas

Pastor Luke Spraberry and the members of Bethel Assembly have planned a day in “The Patch” on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Bank Park.

Obituaries

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Julian Winifred Jones, age 56 of Albany, Texas passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.

C.L. Miller, age 95, beloved father and granddad, left this world for heaven on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019.

Jerry Davis, age 75 of Breckenridge, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 18 at Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Mark Wilcox officiating.

Albany News

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Albany, TX 76430
Phone: 325.762.2201