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By Donnie A. Lucas

The number of positive COVID-19 tests inched up slightly last week as reported by the two local health clinics.

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By Melinda L. Lucas

The annual Splash Day at the Albany city pool is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1.

By Melinda L. Lucas

An Albany blood drive is set for today, May 26.


By Sam Waller

Albany Little League concluded its regular season last week and now turns its attention to postseason play.

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By Sam Waller

The entire Albany Lady Lions starting lineup earned spots on the All-District 8-2A softball team after making their deepest playoff run since 2018.


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.




Dear Editor:

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.


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By Sam Waller

The Albany Chamber of Commerce will honor two community members as Albany Stars on Thursday, March 3.

By Melinda L. Lucas


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Zachary Riley, age 44 of Lubbock, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

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On May 8, 2022, John Robert Watson, age 86, peacefully went to be with the Lord at his home in Holly Lake Ranch, with his children by his side.

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Alice Ruth (Wylie) Walker, born and raised in Albany, Texas, passed away in Belton, Texas, on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the age of 87.

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