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Luigi’s in Atlanta will join with the Atlanta Rotary Club in a fight against polio. On Oct. 22, from 5 to 9 p.m., Luigi’s will donate the cost of your sweet or unsweet tea to the Rotary Club.

LEDC Update

Fall has arrived in Linden—somewhat at least.

Texarkana College’s Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing will celebrate its move from Washington, Arkansas, to Texarkana, Texas, with an open house and ribbon cutting on Friday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Texarkana College’s Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing will celebrate its move from Washington, Arkansas, to Texarkana, Texas, with an open house and ribbon cutting on Friday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Constitution Day at Atlanta Primary

To celebrate Constitution Day, George Washington, Francis Scott Key and Betsy Ross visited Atlanta Primary today!

Columns & Opinions

Dear editor:

This letter is in response to the article about the Cass County Appraisal District budget and what was said about the employees working overtime.

Trunk or Treat is Oct. 31 on the square

Fall is coming to Linden! It’s showing up late, but it is coming. Remember Trunk or Treat 31 Oct on the Square, we usually have a really good crowd and quite a few trunks.

Abbott puts Bush in charge of disaster mitigation effort

AUSTIN — A plan is afoot for large-scale, regional projects to improve the state’s resilience to hurricanes and other natural disasters, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Oct. 4.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

Bessie Coleman had said as a child that she wanted to make something of herself. For an African-American at the turn of the century, there were few opportunities.

Employees speak out about overtime; more

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear editor:

Sports

Queen City Volleyball

Varsity

The varsity squad took on DeKalb and won in three sets 25-21, 25-17, 25-19. Jayley Stringer had 11 points, Claire Bates added eight and Macey Belote had nine kills.

Atlanta Middle School teams battle New Boston

Rabbs’ seventh grade shuts out Lions

The Rabbs’ seventh grade football team continued their winning ways last Thursday evening, dispatching an overmatched New Boston team.

Tigers lose district game to Garrison

Things looked great Friday night as the Tigers scored on the very play, only to turn ugly as Garrison won Big.

Rabbits tame Lions 54-6 in district action

Atlanta upped its district record to 2-0 after topping New Boston 54-6 last Friday night.

Lifestyle

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Megan Patricia Hearn and Matthew Chase Rhyne, both of Queen City, will marry in a 2:00 p.m. ceremony February 1, 2020 at Laws Chapel in Atlanta. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Patrick Hamilton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Atlanta councilman Chad Clements was on hand to read the proclamation from Atlanta Mayor Travis Ransom that August 3, will be “Frog the Rooster Day”. Aug.

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Jan McGowan 1st place (State Bank)

Kay Reynolds 2nd place (Atlanta ISD)

Margaret Yates 3rd place (Atl City Hall)

Nancy Martin 4th place (Cass Co. Bank)

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Members of Mark Epperson Chapter United States Daughters of 1812 gathered at Linden Public Library on Aug. 6 to donate four children’s books on the War of 1812.

Obituaries

Bro. Ernest Hodge

Funeral Services for Bro. Ernest Hodge, 91, of White Oak, were at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Grace Baptist Church in Gladewater with Pastor Jim Withers, Bro.

Dean Pete (Pistol) Pearce

Pete Pearce was born October 25, 1954 in McNary Arizona as one of nine children born to Lowell Rogers and Mary Louise Allen Pearce. He passed away September 26, 2019 in Brenham Texas.

Norma Jena Ament King

Norma Jena Ament King, 86 peacefully passed away Friday, August 30, 2019.

Gay Grumbles Haller

Gay Grumbles Haller of Fort Worth, Texas, hospital volunteer, nurse, beloved mother and friend to all, died September 30, 2019. She was 84.

Edward “EB” Woods, Sr

Edward B Woods Sr., age 93 of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Monday, September 30, 2019.

Cynthia Pucket

Cynthia Kay Puckett, age 73, of Doddridge, Arkansas went to be with the Lord Friday, September 27, 2019 in a Texarkana, Texas adult care facility.

Cass County Now

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Atlanta Citizens Journal
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