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By Melinda L. Lucas

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By Melinda L. Lucas

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By Kathy Thomson

The annual Albany Chest campaign is in its final days, and the drive is still $15,880 short of the 2019 goal of $42,000 set by the directors. 

Sports

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lady Lions were busy last week at the Winters Tournament, winning three games out of five and improving to 8-3 for the season.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lion varsity basketball team took the floor for the first time last week, falling to Munday in their opener.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Albany Cubs won all three games against the visiting Hawley junior high teams on Monday.

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 Kathy Thomson

Members of local Cub Scout Troup 225 recently collected mittens, hats/toboggans, and scarfs to donate to Closet Angels.

Obituaries

Sammy Kay Shirley, 77 of Albany, TX passed away on Nov. 25, 2019 surrounded by loved ones. 

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Thomas Guy Wilie, “T.G.” of Willow Park and formerly of Albany, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.

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Cecil “Sonny” Taylor, age 57 of Big Spring, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Graveside funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 14 at the Albany Cemetery.

Albany News

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Phone: 325.762.2201