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Brooks on the loose

Charles Brooks, Jr., originally of Atlanta, TX and currently residing in Dallas, TX, is on the run from authorities after cutting his ankle monitor.

C. C. G. S. takes second place

Cass County Genealogical Society’s President Charlotte Evans presented The C.C.G.S.

New area SAR chapter to meet in Atlanta

The Sons of the American Revolution welcomed their new East Texas Chapter on January 15. The meeting/swearing-in was held Saturday afternoon here in Atlanta.

DECA students advance

DECA district award winners and state qualifiers from Linden - Kildare DECA are: Camdyn McNutt and Jocelyn Serrano in Finance Operations Research; Presley Turner in Project Management Community

Lavendar speaks in Atlanta

George Lavender speaking to Cass County citizens on Jan 14th in Atlanta for a meet the candidate forum/dinner.

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Columns & Opinions

Dozens of schools close due to COVID-19 outbreaks

Several dozen school districts across the state were forced to close last week due to the omicron variant of COVID-19 sending home students, staff and teachers.

Congressman Pat Fallon

Congressman Pat Fallon (TX-04) issued a letter to President Biden concerning the distribution of monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

Texas universities have produced many interesting political figures. Perhaps one of the most unusual journeys was that of University of Texas graduate Fernando Belaunde.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

She grew up in a time when women almost never attended college, almost never spoke out on the issues, and certainly never voted.

Emergency SNAP benefits again extended

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is again extending emergency food benefits this month, with more than $307 million in emergency allocations expected to help more than 1.5 million Tex

AUSTIN –Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing more than $307 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Sports

Queen City

On Jan. 11, the Lady Bulldogs hosted DeKalb.

The varsity squad fell, 51-30, with Serenity Oden scoring 13 points.

Atlanta Boys Baseball Assoc.

Atlanta Boys Baseball Association is now accepting bids for uniforms.

Basketball

Atlanta

The Lady Rabbs entered day two of the Hallsville tourney on Dec. 28, already having won two games the day prior.

Atlanta Boys Baseball Assoc.

Atlanta Boys Baseball Association is now accepting bids for uniforms.

This season’s RNN Crew

This season’s RNN Crew met with members of Atlanta High School’s RabbitTv Network today at AHS. Rabbit-Tv shared tips, tricks, and tools of the broadcasting trade with our students.

Sports Year in Review 2021

The year 2021 seemed to fly by faster than previous years. It literally feels like I wrote the Year in Review for 2020 yesterday.

Lifestyle

Vying for QUEEN

STORMY JOHNSON

Stormy Johnson is the daughter of Joe and Felicia Johnson.

Vying for KING

HAGEN COURTNEY

Hagen Courtney is the son of Wes and K’Lyne Owens and Nick Courtney. He is the grandson of Mark and Denise Chiles,

Raffle Winners

The CHRISTUS St. Michael Atlanta Foundation would like to congratulate the winners from the fall raffle. Lisa Nichols was the grand prize winner, receiving a 14 cu.

Happy Liquor Grand Opening

Happy Liquor - the first liquor store in Queen City - held its Grand Opening and ribbon cutting Monday morning.

The Queen City Bands

The Queen City Bands hosted their annual Christmas Concert Thursday night at Eugene Sloan Memorial Gym.

Artists of the MONTH

Artist for the month of December winners and where their work is displayed are:

First- Nadia Westbrook-State Bank

Second- Judy Brown-Atlanta City Hall

Obituaries

SHIRLEY ANN CLEMENTS

Shirley Ann Clements, age 87, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in a local nursing home.

Mike Crouch, age 70, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his residence surrounded by family.

JAMES WILLIAM WHITE JR

James William White Jr, born Feb. 17, 1959 in Corpus Christi, passed from this life on Jan. 10, 2022 in Atlanta. He was 62 years old.

EILEEN HAYNES COLLINS

Eileen Haynes Collins passed away surrounded by family in her home on January 15, 2022 at the age of 72. She was born July 20, 1949 to Horace and Lois Glass Haynes.

FRAN SELLERS

Graveside services for Mrs. Fran Sellers, 85, of Jefferson, Texas will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 15, 2022, at Oakwood Cemetery with Bro.

TERRY THOMPSON

Terry Lynn Thompson, 69, of Atlanta, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

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