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By Kathy Thomson

Albany residents will soon be seeing red as the annual Red Ribbon anti-drug campaign kicks off next Monday morning.

By Donnie A. Lucas

The annual Albany Chest campaign is off and running, with directors setting a 2019 goal of $42,000, the same as last year’s. 

By Melinda L. Lucas

Fires on opposites sides of the county had all available volunteers busy on Tuesday night, as well as a number of surrounding fire departments.


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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lady Lion volleyball team picked up a pair of district wins last week but fell short again against the Lady Bearcats on Tuesday in Hawley.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The varsity Lion football team opens District 7-2A competition at home on Friday, hosting the Roscoe Plowboys.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The JV Lions remain undefeated after rolling past the Stamford Bulldogs 34-6 in less than three full quarters last Thursday in Robert Nail Stadium.


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. 


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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.

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Funeral services for Allen Davis were held in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Longview on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. A graveside service was held on Saturday, Oct.

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Kristy Brinegar, age 44 of Breckenridge, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct.

Albany News

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Albany, TX 76430
Phone: 325.762.2201