Atlanta resident named region’s best
Candidates debate ahead of GOP committee vote
Linden Library, first in town
Cothren to lead regional association
There’s no place like home
Pizza on Main offers a buffet of f

News

Linden officials match donations

Linden Mayor Clarence Burns and City Manager Bob Swisher present a matching donation from the City of Linden July 29 to Byron Williams and founder of the HOPE Initiative, Dr. Robert Harper.

The Cass County Genealogical Society is happy to announce that it will be able to hold its regular “Second Tuesday Meeting” Tuesday, Aug. 11.

COVID-19 Update

Friday, Jul. 31 the following was reported:

Pineygrove Baptist backpack give away

On Aug.1, the ladies of Pineygrove Baptist Church, just outside of Atlanta on Highway 77, gave away dozens of backpacks filled with school supplies.

With an increase in school enrollment, eight years without a rate hike to property tax, a continuing upward trend for sales tax revenue and new residential construction underway within the city’s l

Linden Together holds second meeting

On July 28, Linden Together held its second meeting to find ways of improving the community of Linden and were presented with a plethora of ideas from not only those involved with the group but als

 

 

Columns & Opinions

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

It’s a new day in Northeast Texas with new opportunities to serve our community.

Covid-19 surge in nursing homes worries an editor

Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week. I also appreciate the emails suggesting topics of high interest.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,

City Administrator UPDATE

Linden is enjoying a little cooler weather for this time of year. Here it is, the first weekend in August, and temperatures were in the high 80s with only 60% humidity.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

“No one is big enough to be independent of others,” once said Dr. William W. Mayo. By working with others, he found his greatest success as a doctor.

City Administrator UPDATE

Linden is doing great and by the time you read this update, we will have kicked off “Beyond Change”, our youth and young adult program equipping them for the future.

Sports

Jones signs Letter of Intent to play ball for ETBU

Atlanta baller Cyrah Jones signed her Letter of Intent to play basketball for East Texas Baptist University in Marshall July 30.

Fishing America

Paul Hale

STATE # 29 - MICHIGAN

AUGUST 2018 - LAKE MICHIGAN, MUSKEGON LAKE, LAKE HURON, ST CLAIR RIVER, LAKE ST CLAIR

L-KCISD Majorettes

As the 2020 summer heated up, the Linden-Kildare High School Majorettes got to work!

Fishing America

STATE # 27 - ALABAMA

JULY 2018 - THE GULF OF MEXICO

SPECIES CAUGHT - Red Snapper,

Triggerfish, Pinfish

Hammonds finishes tour undefeated, advances to World Championships

Atlanta golf phenom, Alex Hammonds, wrapped up his run on the Coed 11U East Texas Junior Golf Tour by winning all eleven events he entered including the two-day Tour Championship at Mt.

Fishing America

About the time I drove onto Chincoteague Island from the north, I was met with a strong east wind blowing across the bay. I had several fish as targets along with shark, crabs, and clams.

Lifestyle

Carla’s Flowers celebrates 25 years

Walking into Carla’s Flowers & Gifts, one can close their eyes and almost be carried away to another place.

Daughters donate flagpole

Just in time for the reopening of the Linden Public Library, Mark Epperson Chapter United States Daughters of 1812 donated a flagpole to the library.

Stevenson receives appreciation

The Mark Epperson USD Chapter 1812 awards a certification of appreciation to Connie Davis Stevenson for her correct display and care of the American Flag.

Kimmel leaves Linden EDC

It has been said that when one door closes, another one opens. For Arthur Kimmel, that door was at the Linden Economic Development Corporation.

Claire Bates

If you can remember, what were you expecting from this weekend?

LKCISD receives donation

Linden Heritage Foundation presented Linden-Kildare Superintendent Keri Winters and Assistant Superintendent Keith Owen with a check for $6000 for “Let LK Shine’.

Obituaries

JIMMY CHAMBLESS

Jimmy Chambless, age 72, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Saturday, August 1, 2020 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital.

DONALD DUBUISSON

Donald Dubuisson, age 71, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Norma Jean Jones, age 75, of Bloomburg, Texas passed away July 26, 2020 at Golden Villa Nursing Home in Atlanta, TX.

W.D. LANCE

On Friday, July 31, 2020, surrounded by those who love him most, the Lord called W.D. Lance to his heavenly home.

W.D. was born April 13,1940 to Rev. T.D. and Elouise Lance.

VICTOR RAY ORR

Victor Orr, age 84, of Bloomburg, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, August 2, 2020, in a local nursing home. Victor was born January 31, 1936 in Bowie County, Texas.

BONNIE RUTH MCLEOD

Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Psalm 62:5.

Cass County Now

306 West Main St
Atlanta, TX 75551
903.796.7133