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Patrick makes stop in Linden

Texas Lt Governor Dan Patrick arrives at the Cass County seat in Linden,Texas on his bus tour meet and greet with area citizens and officials.

The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana will host a Workers’ Safety Conference on October 13, 2022, at Hempstead Hall from 7:30 am to 2:15 pm.

Chamber Chat

The Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce has a strong goal to bring business and community together. That goal is being reached through amaing communication, opportunities and events.

The Texas Bigfoot Conference, established in 2001, will hold the 21st Annual event on October 14-16, 2022, at the Texas Bigfoot Research Center in Jefferson, Texas.

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JE Manning American Legion Post 258 Yard Sale is Oct. 15

Bowie County I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, concrete paving in median I-30 – Westbound at Exit 207/Spur 594, ramp rehabilitation.

Columns & Opinions

Speaker opposes drive to end tenure

House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, said Friday he opposes a push by Lt. Gov.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

John H. Reagan had risen through the ranks of Texas frontier politics, serving as a local judge and legislator and ultimately a member of Congress.

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

Sports

AMS football dominates Brook Hill

The seventh grade A team beat Brook Hill 40-0.

Queen City traveled to Elysian Fields last Friday night for its first district battle.

Atlanta High School Sept. 30 – at Hawkins (Cross Country) Sept. 30 – at Hooks (V Volleyball) – 4:30 p.m. Oct. 4 – at Pewitt (W,M,V Volleyball) – 4:30 p.m. Atlanta Middle School Oct.

Queen City Volleyball

On Sept. 16, Queen City’s varsity volleyball team traveled to Paul Pewitt.

The Lady Bulldogs battled but lost in five sets, 2125, 25-23, 14-25, 25-20 and 13-15.

L-K beats Overton 28-26 on Homecoming night

Linden-Kildare celebrated Homecoming with a big 28-26 win over Overton last Friday night.

First Quarter

Lifestyle

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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Every year, the Assemblies of God Youth Ministries encourage youth from all over the nation to participate in a Fine Arts Festival.

Obituaries

Essie Earline Cross Clayton

October 3, 1920 - September 21, 2022

Essie Clayton, age 101, of Rockwall, Texas, formerly of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

Johnny Garland Jones

August 21, 1946 - September 23, 2022

James Henry Verschoyle

August 10, 1941 - September 19 2022

James Henry Verschoyle, age 81, went to be with the Lord Monday, September 19, 2022, surrounded by family.

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.

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