A worker at a local grocery store tragically lost his life while


Art Weston of Union, Kentucky has tangled with plenty of trophy class alligator gar over the years, but none to compare with the piscatorial titan that came calling about mid-morning on September 2

The Journal-Sun is going to be working with Harvest House Food pantry to help provide a need for canned food and other storable goods by providing a drop-off box at the Journal-Sun and donating $5.

	Around Atlanta

Atlanta, Texas, in Cass County has a reputation. It’s one that reflects that little town in Georgia by the same name.

ECCSRA holds first meeting of 2023-2024

Eastern Cass County School Retirees Association held its first meeting of the

Ribbon cutting and grand opening

Preese Nursery and Farms held their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Saturday with the Linden Area Chamber of Commerce. They are located at 535 CR 1159.

Columns & Opinions

Paxton acquitted on all counts

Ken Paxton has been reinstated as Texas Attorney General after the Texas Senate on Saturday acquitted him of charges of bribery and misuse of office.

Letters TO THE Editor

Dear Editor, My name is Carolyn Lance, and I am a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) and the Eastern Cass County School Retirees Association (ECCSRA) the local chapter.

Texas History Minute

David G. Burnet became the President of the Republic of Texas on March 17, 1836, days after the new nation’s birth.


Iremember a time when most Americans believed FBI Agents were the best of the best who always got their man and acted beyond reproach.

Hundreds of new laws go into effect

A total of 774 new laws went into effect on Sept. 1, affecting Texans in many areas of their lives, the Austin American-Statesman reported.


Charles Culberson was part of an influential Texas political family. He would lead a notable career in his own right, serving two terms as governor and three terms in the U. S. Senate.


7A Atlanta 22, New Boston 20

This game was a hard-fought battle from the first whistle. The Rabbs 7th grade A team grinded out a win to improve to 1-0 and the season.

Preview Week 5

Atlanta at Brook Hill

Atlanta travels to Bullard this Friday night to take on Brook Hill.

Rabbits fall to Liberty-Eylau, 36-14

Back with another home game, Atlanta was unable to bring the fire that they had in the first two games of the season against Liberty-Eylau.

Queen City tops Paul Pewitt

Lady Bulldogs hosted the Pewitt Brahmas tonight. Lady Bulldogs won 25-14,

25-14, 25-19 to gain a 3-0 standing in district play.

Queen City crushes Clarksville, 62-0

The Queen City Bulldogs finished their pre-district portion of their schedule with a 62-0 victory over the Clarksville Tigers.

Queen City’s seventh and eighth grade football teams, along with the Junior Varsity team traveled to Harleton to take on the Wildcats last Thursday.

Seventh Grade


Atlanta Lions Club

Atlanta Lions Club welcomed Gordon Pynes as their speaker and Paula Howley was voted in as new member.

Linden Lions Club

The Linden Lions Club welcomed Dr. Junior Yuli Junulie Sheneman, ND of Family Naturopathic Clinic in Hallsville, TX.

Atlanta Library Fish

Citizens wanting to show off Atlanta might take their guests to the town’s public library to see the eight-year-old Goldfish who’s as big as a small perch.

Local Events

The Cass County Genealogical Society Thursday September 14th 2023 Membership Meeting

Early’s 44 years of making music

John Early’s fingers are blurring as if creating a sandstorm against the strings of the flat-head acoustic guitar.

Local Events

Mary Daugherty Senior Citizens Center


July 23, 1941 - September 16, 2023

Georgia Reed Keller, 82, of Linden, was born July 23, 1941 in Lone Star, Texas to O. Z. and Mamie Cook Reed. She passed away September 16, 2023.

September 29, 1959 - September 14, 2023

Mark Allen Elam, 63, of Avinger, was born September

Services for James Leonard Bales were at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2023 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs. There was a time of visitation starting at 1:30 p.m.

Linden - Graveside services for Tania Renee Benson were at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2023 at Linden Cemetery, under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Linden.

June 19, 1929 - August 26, 2023

October 3, 1926 - September 5, 2023

Recipe Of The Day

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