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The hope of One City Under God

The City of Atlanta, Texas did its best to live up to the City’s motto “One City Under God” this week after hosting two large community faith events this last week.

Methodist Children’s Center Ribbon Cutting

For many parents, finding childcare can be a daunting task.

Willis wins 2021 Nurse of the Year

Following one of the most challenging years as a health care provider caring for the most vulnerable population during a global pandemic, a Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) at Focused Care at Linden,

American Legion hosts speakers

On Oct. 11, the American Legion Post 258 hosted two Texas State Leaders, Robert and Barbie Rohde, from the veteran non-profit organization, Mission 22.

Coach speaks to L-K students

LKHS students enjoyed listening to Coach Stephen Mackey in a campus wide assembly on Oct. 13 sponsored by Fields Of Faith.

On September 7, 2021, State Bank moved into its new location – the former Wells Fargo Bank branch at 204 E. Main Street in Atlanta.

 

 

Columns & Opinions

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

Quanah Parker became a respected leader of the Comanche Nation at the end of the Plains Indian Wars. He spent much of his life caught between two worlds.

Early voting begins on eight proposed amendments

If history is an indicator, Texas voters will likely go to the polls on Nov. 2 in underwhelming numbers to decide the fate of eight proposed amendments to the state’s constitution.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

Oveta Culp Hobby was a woman of drive and determination. From newspaper editor to presidential cabinet secretary and more, Hobby lived a life of service and breaking barriers for women.

State climatologist: Texas getting hotter

The state climatologist recently predicted that Texas will continue to get hotter and for longer periods of time during the next 15 years.

PAT FALLON

Congressman Pat Fallon (TX-04) sent a letter to Senate and House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee leadership urging for funding for HMMWV Rollover Mitigation Kits.

	TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

The discovery of oil transformed communities and entire states in the closing years of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century.

Sports

2A XC JUNIOR HIGH CHAMPS!!!

Linden-Kildare’s junior high girls’ team won a district championship last week.

Local youth anglers take part in 4D Fishing Duel

The peeking sun over the towering East Texas pines that line the banks of Wright Patman signaled the start of the 4D Fishing Duel.

Dillinger, Pierce place first

Atlanta High School’s Carson Dillinger and Justin Pierce placed first in the THSBA tournament last weekend. They each received a $1,000 scholarship, a $250 gift card and a plaque.

Dr. Ted Dawson Trimble

Memorial services for Dr.

Lady Rabbs stay undefeated in district play

On Oct. 15, the Lady Rabbits battled New Boston and won in three sets by scores of 25-21, 25-11, 25-13.

Atlanta XC programs claim championships

Atlanta’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams both won district championships last week. The teams advanced to regionals in the process.

Lifestyle

On Oct. 14, the Atlanta Middle School football program took on the Tatum Eagles

7A

In the seventh grade A game the Rabbs blanked Tatum 30-0.

Big Bad Band from Rabbit Land wins marching contest in Mt. Pleasant

The Big Bad Band from Rabbit Land competed in Mount Pleasant this past Saturday and won first place overall. 

Linden-Kildare Home

ALEXUS BEATRICE DAVIS

Alexus is the 17-year-old daughter of Bruce and Robin Davis.

Jenifer Lewis

Jenifer Lewis from Texarkana Resources spoke to the Atlanta Lions Club this week.

On Saturday

On Saturday, October 16, members of Mark Epperson Chapter United States Daughters of 1812 gathered to donate a book to the genealogy library in the Museum of the 3 Bostons in New Boston.

The local extension office has made an urgent call for 4-H enrollment for both adults and youths.

Obituaries

Donnya Elle Stephens

Donnya Elle Stephens was born in Linden, Texas.

Homer Otis Weaver

Homer Weaver, age 94, of Queen City, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at his residence.

Clifton Perry “Pop” Peninger

Clifton Perry “Pop” Peninger, age 80, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family.

Alice Joy Hill

Alice “Joy” Hill, 90 years of Queen City, Texas left this earthly life to enter the gates of Heaven on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Eunice Marie Lundy

Eunice Marie Lundy, age 66, of Atlanta. Texas, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, October 7, 2021 in Miller County, Arkansas.

Bonnie Yates

Bonnie Sue Yates, age 89, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, October 4, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.

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