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The Moran High School Prom was held Saturday, May 18, at the new Moran ISD Event Center. 

This was the first time for the prom to take place at the new venue.

Bulldog fans have a new football scoreboard installed and ready for the upcoming 2019-2020 season.

All residents from around the Shackelford County area are invited to attend the Albany Lions Club sponsored Memorial Day service held at the Aztec Theater on Monday, May 27, at 6:00 p.m.

Sports

The Lion baseball team picked up a pair of decisive wins over Haskell last Thursday in the regional quarterfinal series held at McMurry University in Abilene, advancing to the fourth round of the C

Local students won’t have much time to get bored after school is out this week, thanks to a host of local camps that will start as soon as next Tuesday, May 28.

The Albany Little League will once again be hosting one of the Little League District 5 machine pitch tournaments to compete against teams in the Big Country area, after hosting for the past two ye

Opinion

If you were watching Fox News this past week, you may have seen that our little town of Albany, Texas landed a place on their broadcast. 

I hope all of you had a nice spring break last week. At least we got a few days of pretty weather. I know all the parents were glad to see the sunshine.

What did we do before cell phones?

Well, that’s an easy question to answer. Most of us carried on conversations talking face to face. Imagine that! 

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

A community-wide clean-up day, promoted annually by the Chamber of Commerce, has been scheduled for Saturday, June 15.

The community of Albany is invited to attend the Albany ISD retiree reception, which will honor retiring Albany ISD staff members Danita Johnston, Lavelle Vinson, Karen Martin, and Debra Overton.

The annual Father’s Day golf tournament, hosted by the Albany Golf Club, is questionable at this time.

Obituaries

Mr. Lester Devell Carter, age 85, of Heber Springs, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence. 

Connie Meason, age 67 of Breckenridge, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 13 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev.

Roy Keith “Pete” Mauldin, age 83, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, May 14 in the Albany Cemetery with Pastor Mitch Haynie officiating.

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