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By Lynsi Musselman

Two popular Albany restaurants now are 100 percent smoke free inside their buildings.

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By Lynsi Musselman

The Old Jail Art Center has opened its gates to the public once again as of July 1, with no appointments required, but a couple of other directives in place.

By Kathy Thomson

Registration for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year is underway in Moran, and a special survey is being sent out this week.


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By Donnie A. Lucas

Albany youth who have been participating in summer conditioning will get a week’s break from the training during the week of July 6-9.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The shortened seasons for Albany Little League major teams came to an end this week, with the Raiders winning the league title.


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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By Lynsi Musselman

Camp Jam, organized by First Baptist Church, will begin Thursday, July 16 and end Sunday, July 19.

By Melinda L. Lucas

For the second time in two weeks, the Albany ISD board of trustees hired a band director for the 2020-2021 school year.

By Melinda L. Lucas

A car chase that began in Albany ended on the other side of Stephens County’s One-Mile Bridge with the arrest of a 36-year-old woman on Saturday afternoon.


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Bobby “Gene” Jumper was born in 1930 in Kokomo, Eastland County, Texas. 

Sally Ann Judd Harrison, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2020 at the age of 96, in Richmond, Texas. 

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Harold Clayton Maxwell, 80, of Diboll, Texas and formerly of Albany, died May, 17, 2020. Private graveside were held at Temple Family Cemetery with Dr. Brian Wiggins officiating.

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