Love Me Tender

It’s late spring in Texas — a magical window in time when all sorts of wild critters perpetuate their species by giving birth to little ones.

Remember and Honor

A small crowd attended the Memorial Day Ceremony by JE Manning American Legion Post 258 at the Veterans Plaza in Downtown Atlanta,Texas.

When Music Prophecies

Research has shown that music can help lower stress, improve mental health, lessen anxiety and depression, improve mood, sleep, and memory, can decrease pain, and blood pressure, can reduce agitati

Several people are still missing in the greater Cass County area. Organizers for an upcoming vigil would like our area to come together with prayers and community support.

life pleasing

Much of our society has a misconception about God. If all people had a correct concept of God, then all people would desire to serve him.

Columns & Opinions


Sometimes it is the smallest thing that makes the biggest difference.

Texas House impeaches AG Paxton

The Texas House voted overwhelmingly to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton Saturday, only the third time in the state’s history that has occurred.


For Texans, it is a matter of sovereignty, public safety, health, personal economics, property rights, the state budget, and our Texas culture.

House lawmakers defy Abbott on vouchers

A key House education committee adjourned last week without voting on a school voucher bill that is Gov. Greg Abbott’s top priority this session, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Texas History Minute

The federal government is facing a deadline with the ability to pay its bills.

Rosetta Edwards benefits from Texas Ramp Project

Ms. Rosetta Edwards of Atlanta had a new addition added onto her home last week.


Queen City’s softball team made school history this season as they advanced into the Regional Semifinals for the first time.

Atlanta Rabbits notch Area title

Atlanta’s baseball team added more hardware to its trophy case after sealing an Area championship last week.

Vincent Wong wins Tyler Junior Grand Prix

Queen City tennis state medalist Vincent Wong participated in and won the Tyler Junior Grand Prix Pre-qualifying event for ATP Challenger Wildcard tennis tournament.

Lady Bulldogs clinch Regional Quarterfinal crown

Queen City’s softball team made history last week as the Lady Bulldogs won the Regional Quarterfinal championship for the first time in school history.

When injustice impedes a dream

Editor’s Comments, “This article will also have social media commentary from Nick Miller, Atlanta’s Head Track Coach, and Atlanta Athletic Booster Club President, Dr.


Nursing Excellence Awards – Hospital-wide 2023

Pictured at the 2nd Annual CHRISTUS St.

Departmental Preceptor of the year 2023

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System honored 11 nurses at the 2023 Nursing Excellence Awards as Departmental Preceptors of the Year.

Departmental Nurses of the Year 2023

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System honored 46 nurses at the 2023 Nursing Excellence Awards including 19 Departmental Nurses of the Year pictured here.

Sunshine and Daisy Award Winners 2023

Pictured at the CHRSITUS St.

Departmental Rookies of the Year 2023

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System honored 13 nurses at the 2023 Nursing Excellence Awards as Departmental Rookies of the Year.

Local Events

Family Reunion Finley-Gardner-Alexander


Funeral services for Mrs. Sondra McDaniel, 82, of Hughes Springs, were at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Hughes Springs Missionary Baptist Church.

Buck Leigh Kaping

Sept. 17, 1982 – May 12, 2023

Buck Leigh Kaping, 40, of Linden, Texas, died Friday at Christus St. Michael’s Hospital of Atlanta after a long illness.

Martha Duke Jones

May 4, 1941 – May 20, 2023

Martha Duke Jones, age 82, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 20, 2023, in a Texarkana hospital.

July 25, 1961 - May 7, 2023

Brian F. Dunlop was born July 25, 1961, and passed away May 7, 2023.

November 4, 1935 - May 19, 2023

Services for Danny Steven Welch, 49, of Hughes Springs were at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Reeder-Davis Chapel.

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