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One Last Run

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“Basketball is pretty much an Owen legacy,” Shannon Owen said.

I’m not sure truer words have ever been spoken. The Owen family is well known around the Archer County community and in gyms all across north Texas. Shannon spent several of his early coaching years in Archer City before moving to Seymour. His oldest son, Tyler, graduated from Holliday in 2009 as a standout on the hardwood before following his father’s footsteps in coaching at Archer City. Now the head coach at Windthorst, Tyler gets an opportunity few others have: a chance to coach his younger brother, Max.

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Archer County Sheriff Staci Williams Beesinger officially enters retirement

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Archer County Sheriff Staci Beesinger will officially enter the world of retirement on Jan. 1, and she is ready to spend more time doing things she enjoys with her husband and grandchildren. A retirement party was held in her honor at the Archer County Sheriff's Office and Jail Thursday, Dec. 17.
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Check It Out! Archer Public Library

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The Archer Public Library now offers Libby by OverDrive! Borrow e-books, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed e-books to your Kindle e-reader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/ libby/.
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Best moments, games, players of 2020

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What a decade this year has been. Since Nathan Lawson and I came on to the Archer County News in June, we’ve had tons, and I mean tons, to talk about and break down. As the sports reporter, I felt it fitting to choose my five best moments and five best games of 2020. Along with the top moments and games, I’m including the inaugural “Will’s Sublime 29” team, highlighting the top 22 football and seven volleyball players from the county.