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Twenty-six of the 29 Albany High seniors qualified to attend the upcoming annual College Pie Party that counselor Dee Dee Waggoner arranges every year to reward students that submit a college appli

Twenty-one sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from the Albany Independent School District are competing at a UIL contest in Stamford on Thursday, Dec.

The youth of Beltway East Student Ministry hosted its annual Legacy Dinner on Dec. 5 at the Beltway East Student Ministry building. 

Sports

Clawing back from a 14-point deficit, the Lions mounted a second-half assault that steamed rolled over the Wheeler Mustangs, 48-27, in the regional playoff in Vernon last Friday to set up a quarter

Both the varsity and JV Lady Lions were busy last week, getting in a lot of court time at area tournaments.

The junior high basketball teams fared well against Stamford on Monday, with the girls and boys both winning two out of three games.

Opinion

When Jesus says, “Follow me,” He is saying, “Join me in my path;

Lifestyle

Jeff and Ricia Pleasant of Albany are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Ryan Jeffrey Pleasant to Georgi Dee Hannah, daughter of Don and Melanie Hannah and Mindy

Best Shackelford County Entry.

McLennan Jones is the last of several Albany Life Scouts who have recently worked to complete the requirements to achieve the Eagle Scout award, the highest award available through the Boy Scouts o

Community

The Albany Nativity, a play written by Robert Nail and traditionally performed biennially by local citizens during the Christmas season, will be presented free of charge at the Aztec Theater

The Albany Lions are playing Hamlin in the quarter-finals of the UIL 2-A division II football playoffs in Shotwell Stadium in Abilene this Thursday, Dec.

Readers of The Albany News will receive the print edition of the weekly paper on Friday mornings until further notice as work continues to restore the press at the Abilene Reporter-News

Obituaries

Gene Franklin Merrell, age 71, passed away of natural causes at home on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. 

Jane Foster Mitchell passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Temple, Texas.

Lucy Karen Clement passed away suddenly Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Harlingen, Texas. She was 77 years old.

Albany News

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