News

Redistricting leaves some frustrated

Typically, every 10 years the Texas Legislators redraw the district based on the census data and the political strategy by the party in power.

Hometown Christmas

is on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Christmas Day Worship Service

For today in the city of David a Savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord. Luke 2:11

May, 2021 Marriage Licenses

Bowie County

I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, daytime work in median. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment pulling onto the interstate

 

 

Columns & Opinions

Samsung taps Taylor for new plant

Electronic giant Samsung announced last week that it will build a new semiconductor manufacturing facility in the Central Texas town of Taylor, about 40 miles northeast of Austin.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

It came to be called the Day Which Will Live in Infamy. The attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, was a devastating loss for the nation.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

In the late 1970s and through the 1980s, millions of people would tune in weekly to watch Dallas, a night-time soap opera about the tawdry scandals and business dealings of a Texas oil family.

Extreme weather could still threaten grid

The state’s power grid could still be at risk under extreme winter conditions, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, but should operate fine under normal conditions.

Divide the Baby

1 Kings 3:16-27; Two women came before King Solomon, one with a complaint against the other, concerning her baby. I

Reasons to be Thankful

As a world, we have been through one of the toughest times that many of us can remember. In these seasons of life, it can be difficult to find things to be thankful for.

Sports

Tigers litter All-District list

Linden-Kildare’s football team was just one win away from making the playoffs in Kyle Freeman’s first year as AD and head football coach.

Lady Tigers earn All-District honors

The Linden-Kildare Lady Tiger volleyball season came to an end on Nov. 1. The team played well in the second half of district play to force a one-game district playoff contest against Maud.

Lady Bulldogs

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the Queen City Lady Bulldogs’ basketball program traveled to Harleton.

Wong places second

Clare Wong, who attends Queen City High School, placed second overall in the varsity girls’ singles event at the Fall High School Varsity Tennis Invitational hosted by Texarkana College on Nov.

Hodges, Green, Stevens to compete in Vegas

Three local riders qualified to compete in the Vegas Tuffest Jr. World Championship, Dec. 1-6.

Andrea Lee wins with TKO win over Calvillo

Andrea Lee never wavered in her confidence after receiving the news that her opponent for UFC Vegas 42 was dropping out due to illness.

Lifestyle

15th Annual Marathon for the Hungry

KPYN hosted the 15th Annual Marathon for the Hungry at Brookshire’s benefiting Rebecca’s Pantry on Friday, November 19, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Thompson, Ransom speak at meeting

The Eastern Cass County School Retirees Association held its regular meeting on Nov. 9 at the First Methodist Church in Queen City.

Tony Ciomperlik

Tony Ciomperlik, President of Atlanta Area Rotary, presents check to Robin Betts for police equipment.

DPS increases traffic enforcement for Thanksgiving holiday

There is a lot to be thankful for this year, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to ensure people are able to get to and from their holiday celebrations safely.

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System will host a “Holiday Nurses’ Night Out,” from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Local historical reminiscences

(Published in the Citizens Journal, 1916)

Obituaries

Raymond Kendall Gearlds

Raymond Kendall Gearlds, age 84, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 in a local adult care facility, surrounded by his family.

Mary Adelyn (Cobb) Cole

Mary Adelyn (Cobb) Cole, 101 of Dallas went home to Jesus on November 14, 2021 after a brief illness.

Clyde Edward Wiggins

Clyde E. Wiggins, age 79, of McLeod, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 23, 1942 in Atlanta, Texas to Horace and Marie Wiggins.

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Concetta “Connie” Lockard age 74 of Rodessa, Louisiana went to be with our Lord on Nov. 6, 2021.

William “Bill” Polite, Jr., age 85, of Bloomburg, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, November 1, 2021 in a local hospital.

Daniel Walker

Funeral services for Daniel Scott Walker, 46 of Daingerfield, were held Nov. 9 at South Union Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Michael Roberts and Bro. Chad Thompson officiating.

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