Courtland Baptist Church

Nestled in the woods of Queen City along County Road 3437 sits a simple white structure with a simple white steeple.

Cullen Baker Fair Update

As tradition has dictated, Bloomburg’s ‘Country Store’ at the Cullen Baker Fair, Nov. 5 of this year, will be no slouch, either.

Rymel wins agriculture agent awards

A local Cass County Extension Agent of Agriculture & Natural Resources received two 1st place and three 3rd place awards for a total of five award placements in July when competing against agen

Cleve ‘Buddy’ Fortune family

My grandfather Cleve “Buddy” Fortune was born August 20, 1913 in Cass County and died there April 12, 1977. He was the son of Edgar Marshall Fortune and Elizabeth Anne Peck.

Atlanta ISD’s Rabbit Ranch Program teaches employability skills

ATLANTA, TX – Young students file by her in a single line with wide grins and an occasional hug.

	Linden Garden Club Yard of the Month

Congratulations to Joey and Linda Willadsen for receiving Linden Garden Club’s September Yard of the Month. Their beautiful yard is located at 203 Blaylock. 

Columns & Opinions

The 2021 records for the Atlanta, Texas district of Texas Department of Transportation show statistics for area car crashes that resulted in eight serious injuries and three deaths of children unde

Hispanic Texans likely largest demographic group

The U.S. Census Bureau released its latest estimate, which indicates Hispanic residents in Texas make up more of the state’s population than white residents.

 Texas History Minute

John Henninger Reagan was a controversial figure in Texas History. He had a long record, serving as a judge, U. S.

Courtney Shelton, Criminal District Attorney, releases the following information on cases disposed of in the 5th Judicial District Court for the Month of August, 2022, with Bill Miller, Presiding J

Poll: Most Texas teachers consider quitting

More than three-fourths of Texas teachers say they have seriously considered quitting the profession largely because of a perceived lack of respect and support, according to a new survey by the Cha

TxDOT announces $85 billion transportation plan

The Texas Department of Transportation has adopted a 10-year statewide roadway construction plan with a record $85 billion price tag, officials announced last week.


QC FFA competes at livestock show

QCHS FFA and Jr. FFA students had a great day at the Four States Livestock Show recently.

Preview Week 5

Atlanta vs. Brookhill

Nothing says football like a good rivalry game and when Atlanta battles Liberty-Eylau there’s a good chance the game will be memorable.


Atlanta played Redwater on Sept. 13, and the Lady Rabbs ran its district record to 2-0 after sweeping the Lady Dragons, 25-21, 25-19, 25-21.

Rabbs cage Lions with 34-8 victory

Atlanta hosted New Boston last Friday night with both teams entering the contest having won the week before.


Linden  Chamber of  Commerce  Update

The Linden Chamber of Commerce has successfully implemented a “WELCOME BAG” campaign for all new families that have recently moved to Linden.

Unity District Baptist Association Youth Department will present “Wedding of Roses” Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m at the Allen-Rodgers Retreat Bldg located of hwy 155 in Linden, Texas.

The quilting event at all 46 of the Cullen Baker Fairs has been and remains one of the most popular parts of this day in Bloomburg.

Richard Morgan Fletcher

Richard Morgan Fletcher was born in Georgia on March 28, 1814. He was the second child of James Fletcher and his wife Elizabeth Stell. His parents were married January 27, 1811 in Morgan County.

Atlanta Lions Club

Brittney Haynes and Brandy Wilson (center) presented information about the services that Signature Care provides.Also pictured are Stuart Smith,Amanda Jackson,Travis Ransom, and Billy Hensley.

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Although the winners of the festival can win a scholarship, the main purpose of Fine Arts is to help students discover, develop, and deploy their God-given abilities and talents.


Services for Gary Shirley, 73, of Hughes Springs, will be

Mollie Franklin

Longtime Richardson Schools Kindergarten teacher Mollie Franklin passed away at age 83 after a difficult battle with cancer.

Charles Green, age 76, of Bivins, Texas, went to be with the Lord Sunday, August 28, 2022 at his residence surrounded by family.

Susan Lynn Crissey Scales

October 14, 1957 - August 22, 2022

Services for Tammy Jean Duff, 60, of Linden, will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs.

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July 14, 1925 - August 16, 2022

Pierrette Jacqueline “Pat” Hogan, age 97, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at her residence.

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