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This Saturday’s annual city-wide cleanup will start promptly at 8:00 a.m., with volunteers encouraged to pitch in and help polish the town in preparation for Fandangle visitors.

The staff at the Old Jail Art Center has four special events scheduled during June in addition to new summer art exhibits, the continuing exhibition of Rene Trevino: A New Codex, and various

Four days in a row without rain allowed the stage and warm-up areas to dry out enough for horses, mules, and wagons to join the cast for rehearsals at the Prairie Theater on Monday. 

Sports

Several Albany Lion baseball players received All-District honors for their regular season performances, including senior Joshua Dyer being named the District 8-2A MVP.

What started as a dead-even pitching duel through four innings ended with the defending state champion Big Sandy Wildcats breaking the deadlock with three runs in the fifth on their way to 4-1 win

Little League All-Star action is about to be in full swing with Albany fielding teams in two divisions.

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

THAT QUESTION...

I know that all parents and grandparents have heard “that question” from your kids and grandkids a million times. I know I have. 

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.

Community

Various activities are planned to take place in Albany during the last two Fridays and Saturdays in June to coincide with the annual influx of visitors coming to town for the Fort Griffin Fandangle

At least 24 children ranging from kindergartners through eighth graders are attending an “Into the Wilderness” vacation Bible school at the First Baptist Church in Moran this week.

Ten Moran seniors will receive high school diplomas at commencement exercises tomorrow evening, while the MISD kindergarten and eighth grade graduation cere-monies will take place tonight.

Obituaries

Dorothy Smith, age 71 of Alvin, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Webster, Texas. 

Andanté Jones Harris, age 36 of Granbury, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Funeral services were held Monday, June 3 at Bethel Assembly in Albany with Rev. Martin Young officiating.

Andanté Jones Harris, age 36 of Granbury, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Funeral services were held Monday, June 3 at Bethel Assembly in Albany with Rev. Martin Young officiating.

Albany News

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