News

As of Thursday, Sept. 11, the Bowie County Emergency Operations Center reports a total of 1,074 positive COVID-19 cases, with 643 recoveries and 71 deaths.

Hughes Springs HAPPENINGS

The Chamber has chosen to put the Business Spotlight on The Plant Place. Robbie and Debra Higginbotham have opened this garden center/gift shop at 1504 E 1st St in Hughes Springs.

J.K. Hileman students invite local officers in remembrance of 9/11

Last week, in honor and remembrance of 9/11, the school district had officers and officials from the Texas Highway Patrol, the Cass County Sheriff ’s Office, the Queen City Fire Department, and our

Learn about Cass County cryptid crossings at conference

Every October for the past 19 years the Texas Bigfoot Research Center hosts the Texas Bigfoot Conference in Jefferson.

Marker of the Month

This month we are featuring the historical marker located at the Avinger Cemetery, 200 Church Street behind the Avinger Methodist Church. Marker Number 14671, Atlas Number 5507014671.

Chamber Chat n

Hungry? A huge “bite” of our membership body is food service based, and we are proud to have such a variety of menus to recommend!

 

 

Columns & Opinions

Sometimes it seems like if you really focus and squint your eyes a bit, you can actually see the way that time flies.

Pandemic messes with Texas, prompts new message

Even during a pandemic, it’s best to not mess with Texas

City Administrator UPDATE

Linden is well and full of fried chicken! We had a successful USDA “Farmers to Families” food distribution last Friday. We distributed over 30,000 pounds of chicken to the community.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

The early twentieth century was a major turning point for medicine. New treatments and new vaccines were becoming available.

City Administrator UPDATE

Linden is staying busy in September! We have a pretty good list of things going on to chose from and we are moving forward on a number of our large projects.

In the time of the ongoing revolution of digital media, people have been singing the funeral dirge for the hometown newspaper for the past several years.

Sports

Lady Rabbs run record to 5-0 with impressive wins

Atlanta’s varsity volleyball team opened the season with a solid 3-set win over Liberty-Eylau by scores of, 25-18, 25-22, 25-12.

Photos by PHYLLIS WARREN

Hannah Fitts was crowned Football Sweetheart during Homecoming for Queen City.

Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame photos

Photos by KENISHA WEBSTER

Three more former Atlanta athletes were inducted into the Atlanta Athletics Hall of Fame Sept. 11, at Atlanta Rabbit Stadium.

Rabbits drop non-district game to Buckeyes

Atlanta faced another tough challenge last Friday night when Gilmer came to town.

Bulldogs run record to 3-0 after topping Quitman

Queen City opened its 2020 football campaign with a 14-0 win over rival Linden-Kildare in the Cass County Clash and followed that up with an 18-14 win over Union Grove on Homecoming night.

Lifestyle

Hall-Trexler to wed

Kimberly Hall and Chase Trexler are happy to announce their wedding date, October 10, 2020. The venue being, Off the Beaten Track, Nashville, Arkansas.

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A journey can be defined as a passage or progress from one stage to another, and there are many journeys one takes over the course of their life.

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Wylie Jo Hodges has been on a remarkable ride this year and although she competes in the 10U class she’s all business in the saddle.

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J.K. HILEMAN PRINCESS:

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In 2014 two sisters were praying together when both were struck by the same epiphany at once.

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ADREAL DURMON

ASHLEY EASLEY

CHAD AUTREY

CHEYENNE WIGGINS

CODA PHILLIPS

ELIZABETH HAUGH

JASON HARRIS

Obituaries

Alvin Hill

Alvin Leslie (Bubba) Hill, 63 years old, originally from Queen City, Texas, left this earthly life to enter the gates of Heaven on Sunday, September 6, 2020 in a Lufkin hospital after a brief battl

JEAN GUNN

Alma Jean Gunn, age 78, of Atlanta, Texas, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.

Jean was born February 12, 1942 in Cass County, Texas.

DANNY HARP

Danny Ray Harp, age 67, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, September 03, 2020 in a Texarkana, Texas adult care facility.

KEITH ALLSUP

Keith Evett Allsup, age 93, of Douglassville, Texas, went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Bossier City, Louisiana.

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Clint entered into the arms of his Mom, Dad and Jesus, surrounded by his sister, Brandi and brother, Jay.

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Florence Gwendolyn Waller, 77, of Atlanta Texas, won her victory over cancer and went to be with the Lord August 21, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her husband and daughters.

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