Cutting Co Ribbon Cutting

Elizabeth Smith, owner of The Cutting Company Salon and Barber Shop, cuts the ribbon at the grand opening celebration Nov. 14. The Cutting Co.

“I made it to the British Virgin Islands, where a lot of the islands weren’t even inhabited,” he said.

M.U.M.S. students take in outside learning experience

Students at Morris Upchurch Middle School were treated to an “outside of the classroom” learning experience Nov. 15.

Red Ribbon Week

M.U.M.S. Student Council sponsored a poster contest during Red Ribbon Week. Students were challenged with creating an anti-drug use campaign that would target their age group.

Patriot’s Pen Essay

Morris Upchurch Middle School, in conjunction with the Atlanta and Queen City VFW, sponsored the Patriot’s Pen essay writing contest.

Old World Santa

The Amity Study Club of Atlanta had there meeting at Gloria Mckinnon home. The home was decorated with homemade Old World Santa’s.

Columns & Opinions

Community... and the open fire pit


As the leaves began changing and the temperature began to drop substantially one night, it was time to celebrate fall and a new “deck” in our community.

From the Editor

Linden Christmas parade is Dec. 5

Linden is getting ready for the holidays. Don’t forget we are having a night parade on Thursday 5 Dec before the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Federal funds to assist county in buying out flood-prone properties

AUSTIN — Land Commissioner George P. Bush on Nov.


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.


Queen City’s middle school girls’ basketball program battled Pewitt last week. The seventh grade ladies won 14-6 with Brenna Turbeville and Ruby McCasland each scoring six points apiece.


Lions Club really roars: A Lions Club update

Announcements made at the Lions Club meeting for Thursday November 14 included a reminder that on December 5th, they will be hosting the Chicken Pot Stew during Christmas on the Square.

Linden-Kildare Lady Tigers battle Ore City on the hardcourt

Last week the Linden-Kildare Lady Tigers took on Ore City in the first game of the season.

Former Harlem Wizards player Buffy Coleman visits J.K. Hileman Elementary

J.K. Hileman Elemantary students and staff were treated last week when Buffy Coleman, formerly of the world famous Harlem Wizards, spoke to students about Drug Awareness and Bully Prevention.


My Creole Belle shakes it up

If you happen to be down by the square and craving something quick and different, look no further than My Creole Belle.

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.

Kindness is free; life-changing

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

Laws Chapel United Methodist Church will have a special recognition for all veterans during Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. on Nov. 10.


Barbara Sue Crenshaw was reunited with the Lord on October 27, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Barbara Sue was born October 4, 1949 to Melvin and Vassie Rhea Finley.

Charles Hatton

Charles Dwin Hatton “Buddy”, age 79, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, November 16, 2019.


Dedra Wincher, age 50, went to be with the Lord November 10, 2019 in a Texarkana hospital.


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


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.

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