Tuesday Dec 3
Hug a hero this holiday season
This photo is a rough design of what the metal plaques will look like after they are cut by DCM Metal Fabrication owner Brad Doyle.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The buzzard removal effort continues on..
Firefighters Greg Speck and Don Laurent stand-by as Buzzards roosting on a tree on the corner of Calaveras and Kentucky Streets flee from the bright lights and loud pop of the modified revolver shot by Laurent.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
County Commissioners meeting recap
At Monday morning's Young County Commissioners meeting, there were a few items that the entire commissioners court agreed upon, and a couple of agenda items that were not agreed upon.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Young County increasing digitization effort
Former Graham historian Dorman Holub requests before the commissioners court on Monday morning that he be allowed to pursue a digitization project of old records in the basement of the County Courthouse.
Young County cattle industry suffering
According to County Extension Agent Brad Morrison, two major factors affecting the local cattle industry include Texas punishing drought and the rising cost of rural land.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Basketball camp for young kids in early December
The Itty Bitty Ballers camp for kindergarten through second graders will mainly focus on ball-handling starting on Sunday, Dec. 1 and ending Wednesday, Dec. 18. "It all starts with the basics, and ball-handling is one of the basics," Morris said.
Buzzard removal effort now set to begin tonight
Starting Tuesday night and continuing over the next few weeks, the Graham Fire Department will aggressively address the buzzard problem in Graham using pyrotechnic blanks at the 800 block of Cherry street and the corner of Kentucky and Calaveras.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Buzzards have been congregating in large group all over Graham, and especially on the tower on Cherry and First Streets.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mark Gardiner gives inspiring talk at Alley House
Mark Gardiner discussed many issues in the beef industry during his Wednesday night talk at the Alley House in Graham.
New plan approved by Graham City Council appoints one director of both CVB and Chamber, among other directives
Graham city officials unanimously approved a plan this morning that combines the Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Graham Chamber, most notably linking the two organizations by placing Graham Chamber CEO Jennifer Conway as the new director of both organizations.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Charles Morris creates fine pieces for the love of it
The rich scent of fresh-cut wood fills the shop of custom furniture builder Charles Morris, owner of Handcrafted by Charles.
The Millennial strategy (part 2): Teacher skill sets, class structure evolving
Graham High School Junior Madison Farmer, 16, works on her compound machine project in Michelle Lowrey s engineering and architecture class.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Gun theft results in police chase
Errick Ortiz, 20, of Graham, was arrested for theft of a stolen firearm, evading arrest and marijuana possession Sunday morning on Highway 16 North.
Young County Republicans likely face no Democrat opposition in 2014
Young County Chair for the Democratic Party Fran Edens addressed area democrats, including a group from Wichita Falls, during Monday afternoon s Young County Democrats meeting.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The future of effluent today
Editor's note: This is the final report of a multipart series on the City of Graham's pursuit of a viable effluent water re-use project.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Millennial strategy : Technology essential for modern teachers
Students in Michelle Lowry s engineering class use laptops and desktop computers to research and design their projects at Graham High School.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Workshop focuses on trafficking, child abuse
Professionals who deal with children on a day-to-day basis attended a trafficking workshop to help better identify minor sex trafficking victims last week.
Getting over the "ick factor" in effluent water re-use
Editor's note: This is the second report in what will be expanded to a three-part series on effluent water re-use projects and their benefit to the city of Graham.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Municipal pool nearing upgrades
The city of Graham is looking at giving needed upgrades to the municipal swimming pool that would likely be completed by the summer of 2014.