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By Melinda L. Lucas

The much-anticipated coronavirus vaccine has still not made its way to Albany, but some Shackelford County citizens are finding a path to outside sources.

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By Melinda L. Lucas

The youth basketball league boys played at home last Saturday.


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By Sandy Morris

The Moran Independent School District will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. 

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By Sandy Morris

Moran Bulldog Arren Hawley was named First Team All-Region III and Honorable Mention All-State as a punter for the 2020 football season.  

Parents of elementary students are reminded that registration for Little Dribblers basketball is underway, with the deadline set for Wednesday, Jan. 27.


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. 


Dear Editor:

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.


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John Louis Kazda, age 78 of Albany, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 3, 2021 at home with his family by his side. Services were held Friday, Jan.

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Elgin Ray (Punk) Jones, age 93, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at his home in Mentone, TX. He was born Sept.

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William Prestridge Hallman, Jr.

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