The 2023 Chamber Banquet and Awards Ceremony will be held this Saturday, April 1st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Cornerstone Assembly of God Multipurpose Building, 105 W.

Jailer arrested for bringing in prohibited items into jail

It was released by the Cass County Sherriff ’s department that Cass County Detention officer Mark Thomas was arrested on March 23 on a felony warrant for allegedly bringing prohibited items into th

Legislation aimed at curbing catalytic converter theft

As catalytic converter crime continues to rise, so does the legislation intended to curve the theft of the parts.


Zi’Ariel Robinson-Oliver, 9; A’Miyah Hughes, 8; and Te’Mari Robinson-Oliver, 5

March 26 – April 1, 2023

The Texas Department of Transportation is planning for the future, and public input is crucial as the agency looks to meet the transportation needs of tomorrow.

Columns & Opinions

Senate passes tax cut package

The Texas Senate last week unanimously approved a $16.5 billion package to lower property taxes and inject billions of dollars into public schools.

The 1950s and 1960s introduced Americans to television and riveted audiences with tales of the frontier. One of the most noted actors of the era was Texan Fess Parker.


The late 1800s was the age of the railroad. Trains steamed across the hills, valleys, and plains of a growing United States, steadily bringing distant communities closer together.

Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) explained the Senate’s unprecedented $16.5 billion Property Tax Relief bills in the Senate Committee on Finance March 15th, 2023.

Bill would require fentanyl education

The death of a Leander High School graduate from a fentanyl overdose has prompted state Rep.

Texas History Minute

The career of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna brought him to the height of power in Mexican politics, serving as president on eleven different occasions though he preferred to be leading his armies in


Diamond News


Atlanta’s baseball squad stayed perfect in district play after topping New Boston 8-1 on Mar. 21.

Track News


Golf News

Golf News

Tennis News

Tennis News

During the regional powerlifting meet

During the regional powerlifting meet

Lookin’ at ‘em

I rounded the corner and there he stood, posturing like a human version of a great blue heron. Power Poles down and eyes fixed on the shallows, Todd Driscoll was clearly on point.


Queen City students advance to UIL Regionals

The following students attended the District UIL Academic Meet at Region 8 on Mar.

JJ Custom Designs relocates to Hiram Street

JJ Custom Designs along with the Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce held a grand reopening as the business changed locations to 125 E.

Ray Harp Jewelers celebrates 70 years in Cass County

Since 1953, and through nearly a handful of generations of the Harp family, Ray Harp Jewelers has served Cass County with integrity and personal customer service for 70 years.

Spring Maker’s Market makes its mark

Atlanta Local Spring Maker’s Market made its mark once again downtown, with folks flocking from all over east Texas and surrounding states to check out lovely, unique wares of the most talented art

Community members from across northeast Texas will be teaming up for the Don’t mess with Texas Trash-Off to beautify their community and roads next Saturday, April 1.

The Queen City Methodist Church will be offering a free meal of beans and cornbread on Monday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m. All are invited.


Peggy Elizabeth Waid

February 26, 1949 - March 21, 2023

Robert Hugh Hicks

January 15, 1942 - March 18, 2023

March 10, 2023

Memorial Visitation for Mr. Frank Rucker, 76, of Kilgore will be held on Friday, March 10, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel.

Cathy Stanmore Washington

Oct. 7, 1949 - March 9, 2023

Edward Faulkner


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May 4, 1943 – February 28, 2023

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