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Joseph Grady Harrison

Joseph Grady Harrison was born September 1833 in Alabama, he married 22 October 1857 in Calhoun County, Arkansas to Sarah P. Smith, born November 1835 in Sumner County. Tennessee.

City Council appoints Danica Porter city manager

Atlanta Mayor Marshall James Brooks announced that the City Council has appointed Danica Porter to become the next City Manager of Atlanta, Texas following the retirement of longtime City Manager D

The Word of God

Pearl of Great Price Tabernacle

	Yard of the month

The Linden Garden Club has selected Ruth Brown to receive the yard of the month for August, because she managed to keep the flowers blooming around the courthouse square in Linden Texas.

Columns & Opinions

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The recent report that University of Texas engineering professor Dr. John B.

Drivers urged to be alert as school

Millions of Texas children are heading back to school this month, as early as this week in some districts.

On August 4 the Biden administration declared monkeypox a public health emergency, with cases with increasing around the US. In Texas, as of August 5, there have been 556 cases reported.

DSHS gets nearly 15,000 monkeypox vaccines

The Texas Department of State Health Services has received and distributed 14,780 doses of the monkey pox vaccine to local health departments and DSHS regional offices.

On Saturday, August 6, 2022, Carolyn Lance, the Cass County Republican Party Precinct Chair will be one of 250 chairs to vote on nominating a new 6th Court of Appeals District Executive Committee D

	TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

John Connally became a giant in Texas politics in the 1960s.

Sports

Journal-Sun 2022 Football Preview coverage

With the dawn of a new school year comes the shrill noise of a whistle and echoes of voices from coaches ringing off of the surrounding pines which signals football season is upon us.

Lady Tiger Volleyball Camp

These young ladies worked hard, learned a ton of skills and made new friends at the Lady Tiger Volleyball Camp held on July 18-19, with Linden-Kildare coaches, Hines, Erwin and Green.

Kym Sheppard scorches the nets in New Orleans

Atlanta’s Kym Sheppard had an opportunity to play in the Basketball on the Bayou event in New Orleans last weekend.

AHS band program hosts drum corps

The Atlanta High School band program hosted the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps overnight July 17 while they travel the country performing in various competitions.

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They’re just warming up! Atlanta cross country coaches Will Allen and Shannon Jones had the cross country team out practicing Monday morning. Photos by Rebecca Potter/Atlanta ISD

QC Volleyball Camp

Paul Wong hosted a summer volleyball camp at Queen City High school gym on July 5-7, where participants learned the fundamentals of the game.

Lifestyle

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Day two of Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration at J.K. Hileman Elementary was just as much fun as day one.

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Pictured are Billy Hensley, Toni Melton (owner of Sweet Briar Farm in Linden) and Stuart Smith.

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Cara Sawyer Surell, who graduated from Atlanta in 2001 has been named to Texas Super Lawyers two years in a row, 2021 and 2022!

JE Manning American Legion Post 258 Auction

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Phoebe Alora Neff graduated last fall from Texas High School. She is going to A&M Texarkana in the fall where she received the President’s Scholarship.

Grand opening

Flint’s Furniture’s celebrated its grand opening of their new outlet store located in the old Sears location on Main Street. (Journal-Sun Photos)

Obituaries

Martha Messner Harp

June 16, 1939 - August 4, 2022

Mary Patricia Berry

November 12, 1940 - August 4, 2022

Deirdre Patricia “Pat” Boyter

Deirdre Patricia “Pat” Boyter of McLeod, TX, who resided in New Albany, OH; passed away on July 25, 2022 and is now with her Lord and Savior.

Kristen Denise Tarver Rawls

Kristen Denise Tarver Rawls, age 50, of Caddo Lake, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 28, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Amy Lynn Hall York

Amy Lynn Hall York, 52, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord on July 22 in Queen City, Texas, surrounded by friends and family.

Mary Whitlow

Mary Louise Draper Whitlow, age 92, of Queen City, Texas, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 25, 2022.

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