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  1. Fate of Old Ag Barn adjacent to Fireman's Park remains uncertainRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Due to diminishing financial returns, Young County officials are still interested in divesting themselves of the Old Ag Barn adjacent to Fireman's Park in Graham. This doesn't sit well with Grahamite Bud Attaway, who works extensively with local scouts and teaches archery and shooting through 4-H out of the ag barn.

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  2. Steers fall to Mineral WellsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Their offensive fire-power was on display Tuesday night as the Steers hit six 3-pointers and moved the ball around with purpose. The defense got tested as Mineral Wells matched Graham punch for punch.

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  3. City agrees to help GMA with projectRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Representatives from the Graham Memorial Auditorium, with help from the City of Graham, are working to improve the town's 86-year-old theater and simultaneously honor a local legend. The GMA board is raising money to renovate a portion of the grounds on the east side of the building along Cherry Street into a garden and dedicate the space to Alwana Vaughn, a music teacher who, over several decades, taught music and singing to thousands of area residents.

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  4. Grahammys honor local teacher, Southern BleacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Graham Leader

    January is about over, meaning another crop of local citizens have once again been honored at the Grahammys award ceremony at the Young County Arena. The Grahammys are the local awards reception, presented in tandem with the seminal local eatery showcase "A Taste of Graham," that pays tribute to those persons and businesses that have done their part throughout the last 12 months to continue to make Graham special.

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  5. Car fire quelled in Young CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Graham Leader

    The burnt out shell of a car sits steaming in a pasture off Cement Mountain Road in Young County minutes after firefighters extinguished it. It took Volunteer firefighters with an assist from Graham Fire-Rescue about five minutes to extinguish a car fire that was spreading into a pasture approximately 50 yards from a home in Young County.

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  6. Steers fall to Stephenville on buzzer-beating shotRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Graham Leader

    With 2.6 seconds left and score tied at 55, Graham had the ball under Stephenville's basket with a chance to take the lead. That meant Stephenville would get the ball back under its own basket wit 2.6 seconds.

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  7. Lady Blues fall to StephenvilleRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Graham Leader

    With 1:30 left in the first quarter, Graham had turned the ball over 10 times and had yet to score a basket. Another slow, turnover-heavy start, which has become the team's Achilles's heel, put the Lady Blues in a 19-0 hole with no way out.

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  8. Crime rate down in 2014Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Despite a short-staffed police force, Graham Assistant Police Chief Brent Bullock's annual report to City Council indicates 2014 was a good year for the force with crime down across the board. Mayor Pro Tem Pam Scott called the report, "some of the best news the council had heard today," at the Jan. 15 City Council meeting.

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  9. Graham Regional Theatre brings "Moon Over Buffalo" back for encore runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Graham Regional Theatre is presenting a revival of "Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig, offering six performances over the first two weekends in February. The show originally opened in September 2014 with only two performances.

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  10. Salt Creek Park still tightly wrapped in red tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Regional Customer Relations Manager for the Brazos River Authority Jeff Sammon talks about the agency s perspective on project delays. The three governmental agencies involved in the Salt Creek Park project can't agree on why the project is not moving forward, but each acknowledges that it is idling.

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  11. No. 16 VCU wins 11th straight, 63-61 over Saint LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Treveon Graham drove the distance for a tiebreaking layup with 0.9 seconds left, and No. 16 Virginia Commonwealth held off Saint Louis 63-61 on Friday night for its 11th consecutive victory.

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  12. Baseball getting in shape, finding pieces for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Graham Leader

    The Steers will start practice on Friday, Jan. 30 and then open with a scrimmage at Peaster on Feb. 10. The Graham Steers have been on the baseball diamond the past few weeks running and getting back in shape as the 2015 season inches closer. Practice officially starts on Friday, Jan. 30, but Graham is already looking for ways to fill the defensive gaps left by the 2014 baseball team.

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  13. Steers win district openerRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Graham Leader

    The Graham Steers found an offensive flow Tuesday night against Brownwood, something that had been missing the past two games. The Steers forced turnovers which led to easy baskets and started to hit outside shots, including a pair of 3-pointers.

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  14. Graham and Burkett Co. advance water well planRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Graham Leader

    The Graham City Council green-lighted a plan to supplement its drying reservoir with water from a well field after preliminary tests show high quality water. At their Jan. 15 City Council meeting, Graham's elected officials authorized the second phase of a three-part plan with the Zack Burkett Co.

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  15. GJHS honors Candice Martin with basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Graham Leader

    The 7th grade "A" team won the first "Make It For Martin" Tournament which was played in honor of former Lady Blue Candice Martin. Coach Sara Zimmer had a huge smile on her face as she watched the clock wind down on Graham Junior High 7th grade "A" team's win over Cleburne Wheat.

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  16. Steers fall to HirschiRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Graham Leader

    After a poor second half performance against Iowa Park on Tuesday, the Graham Steers wanted to use their final non-district game to get back on track. The Steers didn't help their case as the shooting woes continued which allowed the Huskies to take complete control in a 58-35 loss.

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  17. FFA students go extra mile to prepare show pigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Graham ISD ag teacher Jacob Lange, right, shears a pig while GHS senior, Jim Bob Perry, left, looks on. It's dark early on Saturday morning and about 28 degrees outside but Graham's ag teacher, Jacob Lange, and a dedicated group of his students are in good spirits at the FFA and 4-H ag project center on the eastern edge of town.

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  18. Local banks report large-scale data breachRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Following a data security breach of a local, unnamed retailer, banks throughout Graham have been reissuing thousands of debit cards to local customers. Jay Gober, CEO of First State Bank on Fourth Street, said that his bank is reissuing debit cards to roughly 15 percent of its debit cards after being notified of the breach Wednesday, Jan 14. "We were just notified that a retailer in this area had a breach in their data security and possibly losing customer information.

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  19. Capital murder trial costs countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Gabriel Armandariz is escorted back to the Young County Jail following a December pretrial hearing at the Young County Courthouse. Information from the county auditor's office indicates that so far, the Gabriel Armandariz double homicide case has cost Young County about $427,334 and will likely cost taxpayers much more than that by the time the trial concludes.

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  20. Armandariz capital murder trial jury selection beginsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Graham Leader

    Around 9 a.m. Wednesday, the capital murder indictment against Graham man Gabriel Armandariz was read and one of his two attorneys, Joetta Keene, pleaded not guilty on his behalf while he sat quietly in a courtroom on the seventh floor of the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center. Next began the jury selection process, during which potential jurors for the trial are brought before the prosecution and defense attorneys are interviewed.

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