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Romans 8:31 - What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? What “things” is Paul talking about?

There are a lot of questions today concerning the trials and difficulties of this world.

Daybreak Donuts Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting for Daybreak Donuts on Hwy 59 in Queen City Friday at 9:30 a.m. (Courtesy Photo)

Jenn’s Junktion is now open in Linden

Jenn’s Junktion & Christian Boutique is a Christian Boutique in Linden that has opened its doors in the old Cass County Sun building.

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Shepard sentenced in the murders of Cass County couple

The story below gives graphic details about the case, and may not be suitable for certain audiences. Readers should be aware of graphic violent content.

Columns & Opinions

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

It started with an insurance salesman and one small airplane. From there, it became an aviation empire and one of the most noted names in Texas aviation.

Comptroller releases broadband plan

State Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week released his agency’s plan to support the expansion of broadband internet access to areas with limited or no access.

“A good man is always learning,” is an old Latin Proverb.

Anti-gun violence protests were held in multiple cities across the state over the weekend, while the state has imposed additional measures designed to strengthen school security.

If anyone knows me well enough, they probably remember that I made a living as a web designer and social media marketer.

TEA directed to make schools safer

Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Education Agency to ensure school facilities are made safer in the wake of the killing of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary in Uvalde.

Sports

ETX Trouble 2k13 wins World Series

Playing travel ball can be interesting, fun and very rewarding.

Queen City’s softball team had a historic season as it wrapped up a District title, a Bi-District title and an Area championship.

Atlanta’s softball team took home 14-3A All-District superlatives recently.

Local UIL State Track and Field competitors

Atlanta’s 4x100m relay team of Zakyus Jackson, Markeylin Batton, Isaiah Chandler and JaBranden Wells won a gold medal after winning the 4x100m relay race at the UIL State Track and Field competi

Bloomburg thumps Fruitvale 11-1, wins Regional Semifinal crown

Bloomburg ripped Fruitvale 11-1, in a 1-game playoff scenario on May 13, and earned a Regional Semifinal title in the process.

Lady Bulldogs’ historic playoff run ends

Queen City’s softball team has been on a historic run.

After a district championship the Lady Bulldogs earned a Bi-District title and followed that up with an Area championship.

Lifestyle

Books presented to Atlanta second graders

Eastern Cass County School Retirees Association presents books to all second graders in Atlanta. Courtesy photo

Books presented to McLeod second graders

Eastern Cass County School Retirees Association presents books to all second graders in McLeod. Courtesy photo

McLeod High School sophomore, Austin McCalister

McLeod High School sophomore, Austin McCalister, recently competed in the Region V Rodeo Finals.

A Honor Roll

First Grade

Nolan Beasley

Jersey Bourne

Brody Byargeon

Cross Clemens

Sunnie Downs

Carmen Echols

Drake Owens

Lions Club presents scholarships

The Atlanta Lions Club presented four area high school seniors with scholarships. Students from Queen City ISD. are Alyssa Pierce and Owen Dodd. Atlanta ISD.

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Obituaries

Mary Lindsey Lee

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lindsey Lee, 84, formerly of Linden, were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Linden United Methodist Church.

Martha Lou Roberts Alexander

Martha Lou Roberts Alexander, 85, ‘Tobbie Jean’ to her family and friends, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at her home in Liberty, TX.

LOUISE BURSON

Louise “Honey” Burson, 92, of Atlanta, Texas passed away at home on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Robert Hoyle Rich Sr.

Robert Hoyle Rich Sr, age 83, of Queen City TX, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday morning, June 1, 2022, surrounded by his loving family at his home.

Ted D. Rumbo. Sr

Ted D. Rumbo. Sr. went to heaven on May 22, 2022 in his home; at the age of 75. Ted was born in Texarkana, AR on November 1, 1946 to Frank Rumbo and Teresa Ward Rumbo Kaps.

LaDonna Young

LaDonna Young, 67, of Bivins, TX, passed away at her home May 25, 2022. She was born October 5, 1954 in Shawnee, OK to the late Marvin and Donalda Morrow.

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