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By Kathy Thomson

One of the biggest annual events in the county, the local stock show, takes place next week, and final preparations are underway.

By Melinda L. Lucas

Sports

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Lady Lion basketball team opened district with a win in a tight game played in Cross Plains last week, beating the Lady Buffaloes 51-46.

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By Donnie A. Lucas

The Cubs won district basketball games during the last week, while the girls teams had a harder time looking for a win.

Opinion

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 time...football season.

School’s

Coming!

Lifestyle

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.  

THAT QUESTION...

I know that all parents and grandparents have heard “that question” from your kids and grandkids a million times. I know I have. 

Community

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By Kathy Thomson

Albany High School’s annual Winter Formal will be held this Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Whitney Theatre from 7:30 until 10:00 p.m. 

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By Kathy Thomson

John Tate spoke to students at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes morning meeting at the Albany secondary campus on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Obituaries

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Donald Stilwell, age 86 of Albany, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Graveside funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday, Jan.

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Joseph Beck Matthews, III died unexpectedly of natural causes on Jan. 1, 2020 at his home in Durango, Colorado.

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Dan Edward Chambers, 75, of Abilene, formerly of Albany, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 in an Abilene nursing home. No services are planned at this time.

Albany News

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