After fielding regular questions from small businesses about various topics, Christophe Trahan, the Executive Director of Linden Economic Development Corporation, decided there was a real need to h

Fish Fry for Scholarships

While there were many events on Saturday, one of note was the annual Cass County MLK Fish Fry.

LEDC Update

Linden is making great progress as we move into this year’s holiday season!

Prayer Corner

Editor’s Note: We were asked recently to have prayer requests in the Journal and Sun.

Holiday Open House is a hit

Sleigh bells were ringing downtown Sunday afternoon during the annual downtown Holiday Open House, where local shops showcased and debuted holiday merchandise and offered discounts.

I recently connected with a friend that is hitting rock bottom. With some major life changes on the way he has seen it is time to right the ship.

Columns & Opinions

Voters approve 9 of 10 proposed constitutional amendments

AUSTIN — Voters rejected only one of 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution in the statewide election held Nov. 5.


What happens to soldiers once the wars end, the parades pass by, and the accolades fade away? The rent is still due, the old injuries still ache, and the nightmares remain.

Water tower unlikely to be ready

Linden had a great week! If you didn’t get a chance to come to the “British Invasion“ you missed some great cars.

Voters to decide on proposed amendments to state constitution

In the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the nation soon asked questions about the presidency.

Voters to decide on proposed amendments to state constitution

AUSTIN — The state’s 10-day early voting period ran from Oct. 21 to Nov. 1 with Election Day on Nov. 5.

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In the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the nation soon asked questions about the presidency.


Atlanta entered last week’s game against Hooks needing a win to get into the playoffs. The game was a back-and-forth slugfest which wasn’t decided until late.

Atlanta Middle School football teams capture district titles

The Atlanta Middle School seventh and eighth grade football teams capped an incredible season at Rabbit Stadium last Thursday night, with two big wins to capture the District 7-3A crown, on a cold,

McLeod FFA

McLeod’s FFA placed first in the District Wildlife Competition in October. Team Members were Nathan Parker, Ethan Comer, Bosie Kennedy and Hagan Courtney.

Queen City FFA

The Queen City High School Wildlife Team advanced to the State Wildlife Meet by placing fifth at the Area 6 Wildlife Contest in Nacogdoches last week.

Queen City seventh grade football team claims championship

The Queen City Bulldogs’ junior high football teams completed their 2019 football season last week on the road at Pewitt.

Seventh Grade

Bloomburg ISD Homecoming Nominees

Erica Jaquelyn Lavoie


Kindness is free; life-changing

Kindness. It’s such a simple word. And yet, this one word can be life changing.

Musicians share musical love with Cass County

Singer/songwriter and musical engineer Greg Leymaster, AKA Sonny G. could be described as a master of most everything he puts his mind to.

22nd Annual People Who Care Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Each year Carpenter Ministries hosts a Thanksgiving meal for those in need or do not have a family to be with for the holiday.

The British Invasion of Linden

At around ten in the morning on Saturday, the British invaded Linden.

Wild Horse Ministries Event changes venue

The Wild Horse Ministries Event on Friday, Nov. 8th has moved to the Bynum Arena at 8020 LA 530, Oil City, LA.

Rocky Chad Patterson; Ann Marie Elizabeth Waller Bradley Michael Herring ;Deborah Nicole Bishop Jacob Ian Ott; Breanne Allamay Starr Wheaton Melvin Levern Montgomery; Jeanette Hatten George Jeffery



Marjorie Lewis Mauldin, age 92, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 06, 2019 in a local hospital.

Glen Moore Whatley

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George “Butch” Bates, age 72, of Douglassville, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 3, 2019 in a Longview, Texas hospital.


Joe Bickham, age 94 of Atlanta, Texas, died on November 2, 2019, at his home. Mr. Bickham was born April 24, 1925, in Celeste, Texas.


Wayne “Pistol” Graves, 86, of Cass, Texas, died Monday, October 28, 2019, in Brookdale Senior Living in Texarkana, Texas.


Doris Evelyn Shaver Haggard, age 89, of Atlanta, Texas, died Wednesday, October 30, 2019, in a local nursing home.

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