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By Sandy Morris

Shackelford County residents who have not previously been eligible for local home delivery meal service now have an option available to them.

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By Brad McBee

This past week, an interesting bird has been migrating through our area and has elected to settled down for a while. 


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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lady Lion softball team were unable to avenge their first round loss to Eula when they hosted the Lady Pirates on Tuesday, posting a 7-1 loss.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

Sitting atop the District 8-2A standing, the Lion baseball team picked up another win on Monday against the Cisco Loboes, 13-1.


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.

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.  


By Sandy Morris

The sun was out and the temperature was pleasant,  providing a perfect environment for an outdoor concert Sunday night.

Elle Kaye Terry of Roby and Drew Neece of Albany were united in marriage Dec. 19, 2020 at Matthews Memorial Presbyterian Church in Albany officiated by Ridgdon Terry.

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By Sandy Morris

The Albany Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring a free community concert by the band Dawson Hollow,  starting at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18 at the Bank Park. 


Don Stutsman, age 72 of Moran, passed away Friday, Mar. 12, 2021. Graveside funeral services with full military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Mar.

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Neva Hall, age 88 of Roby, passed away, Thursday, March 4, 2021. A private funeral service for family only will be held at Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan.

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Marie English Johnston, 94, passed away on March 4, 2021, in Ft. Worth, TX. Marie was the last child to be raised in Shackelford County’s Sedwick community.

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