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By Sandy Morris

The staff at the Old Jail Art Center has three new exhibits scheduled to begin in June, as well as a couple of other upcoming events during the Fandangle season. 

By Sandy Morris

Local businesses and residents are encouraged to join with patriots across the United States next Monday, June 14 in the annual cele­bration of Flag Day.


By Donnie A. Lucas

By Sandy Morris

Eight Albany High School seniors will be competing in the upcoming Big Country Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star games over the weekend.


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.




Dear Editor:

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.


By Sandy Morris

Members of the First Baptist Church of Albany will host a “Mexican Pile-On” fundraiser on Sunday, June 6.

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Graduating senior Corbin Roberts (above, r) accepts a Bible from First Baptist youth pastor Campbell Terry (l) during Sunday’s Baccalaureate service and Bible presentation, two traditional events t


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Shirley Mae Welch Caldwell, was born June 23, 1935, to Vernon Wade (“V.W.”) and Mable Karr Welch in Blairstown, Missouri where VW was Superintendent of Schools.

A private family burial for Shirley Welch Caldwell of Albany is planned at Alpine on Saturday, June 5.

 Mary Elizabeth Powers was born March 7, 1938, and she went to be with the Lord Jesus on Monday, May 24, 2021. She was 83 years old. 

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