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Big Country Electric Cooperative is again sponsoring three students to attend the 2019 Government-in-Action Youth Tour. 

Bell ringing, roof leaks, and a “wrap-up” of the year-long Courthouse restoration process took up most of an hour-long commissioners meeting on Tuesday morning, Nov. 13.

A lunchtime fundraiser for the local Toys for Tots campaign is planned for this Sunday, Nov.


The Lady Lion basektball team got off to a successful start last week with a pair of wins, both at home.

The junior high boys basketball teams will hit the court this week, with one group playing in the Woodson Tournament on Saturday and all three teams hosting Haskell on Monday.

The JV Lion football wrapped up the season with a win in Hamlin last Thursday, finishing the year with a perfect 9-0 record.

Albany came out on top of a 20-14 battle.


When Jesus says, “Follow me,” He is saying, “Join me in my path;


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


The youth flag football Super Bowl games have been rescheduled, and will take place tomorrow (Friday) and Monday, Nov. 16 and 19.

Shackelford County senior adults (50 and up) are invited to attend the Shackelford County Resource Center’s November senior luncheon to be held on Friday, Nov.

The annual Albany Chest campaign is in full swing with half of the money requested already donated to the charitable fund, but just a short six weeks left to finish the drive. 


Lucy Karen Clement passed away suddenly Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Harlingen, Texas. She was 77 years old.

Margie Driskill Davis, 89, joined her Heavenly Father at 9:45 p.m., on Nov. 10, 2018, in Glen Rose, Texas. Family and friends gathered to celebrate her life of 89 years, Nov.

 Larry Shoemaker, Sr., age 87 of Albany, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Funeral services were held  Saturday, Nov. 10 at First Baptist Church of Albany with Pastor Paul Johnston officiating.

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