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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting two Weekend of Champions camps at Solid Rock Christian Camp in Eastland this month, and FCA Big Country East representative Paul Johnston would like

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

A pancake supper benefit is planned this Saturday evening, Jan. 19 at the Albany Volunteer Fire Department’s station house at 609 Railroad St.

Sports

The Lion basketball team dropped a non-district game in Graford last Friday, 66-57, but got back into the winning column on Tuesday hosting Archer City.

The varsity Lion basketball team picked up a pair of wins last week, including the district opener on Friday against Roscoe.

The Cubs and Lady Cubs have been busy over the last week, playing two sets of games since returning from the Christmas break.

Opinion

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

Lifestyle

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

Community

Albany Sports Center sent two cheer teams and one individual performer to compete at the American Spirit Championship 2019 West Texas Express Nationals at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center on Sunda

Open registration for the next series of General Education Development (GED) classes in Albany will take place on Monday, Jan. 21, according to local instructor Kenzie Fairchild.

After donations to the Albany Chest 2018 exceeded the $42,000 goal set by the directors in early October, members of the board met last week to finalize the allocations to 26 different organization

Obituaries

Betty Riley, age 88 of Albany, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at her residence. 

Jimmy D. “Jim” Ivy was born July 1, 1934 to Luther and Flora Ivy in Memphis, Texas, and passed from this life on Jan. 9, 2019 in Hobbs, NM. 

James (Jim) Lee Sanders II, 76, of Budapest. Hungary, was born on Jan. 17, 1942 in Abilene, Texas. Jim was headed home when he died in Frankfurt, Germany on Dec.

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