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A Shackelford County Youth and Livestock Show Association annual meeting took place as scheduled at the Albany High School ag building on Tuesday, April 9, with a follow-up session held this week.

Two Albany High students are headed to the Texas High School Rodeo Association finals in Abilene on June 9-15 after earning their spots at the state show by placing in the top 10 in their events ov

A visit from the Easter Bunny and the chance to hunt for eggs by the basketful should make for a fun Saturday for local children.

Sports

The boys and girls track teams both advanced two relays and several individuals to the Region I meet by placing in the top four positions at the area track meet last Wednesday, April 10 in Mertzon.

The Albany High School baseball team picked up a 15-0 win in a no-hitter in Hamlin last week as the Lions prepared for their final round of district games.

The Lady Lion softball team continues to fall to the 2A teams in their district, losing to Hawley at home on Tuesday, 9-7 to finish in fourth place in their bracket of the playoffs.

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 Shackelford County Youth and Livestock Show Association annual meeting took place as scheduled at the Albany High School ag building on Tuesday, April 9, with a follow-up session held this week.

The Albany schools will celebrate the Easter holiday with a 3:00 p.m. dismissal today, a district holiday on Friday, and a student holiday on Monday.

Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, is a Christian holiday that celebrates Jesus’ resurrection from the dead, and many churches hold special services on that Sunday and during Holy Week, the days leadi

Obituaries

Alice Bernice Schkade Remmele, 90, a retired lab technician and a homemaker of Paradise, Texas, went to be with our Lord Friday, April 12, 2019 in Plano.

John Reames, age 85 of Albany, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019. Graveside funeral services were held Monday, April 8 in the Albany Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Pleasant officiating.

Mariana Green was born Nov. 16, 1959 and grew up on the Green Ranch, just east of Albany, Texas; she was the youngest of the three children of Bob and Nancy Green.

Albany News

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Albany, TX 76430
Phone: 325.762.2201