News

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Editor’s Note: When I became the publisher of the paper I sent requests out to people in the area to send us your ideas and writing to be included in our community paper.

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J.K. Hileman Elementary School hosted their annual Grandparents Day Reception on Friday, Sept. 6.

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Artist Gus Samuelson delivers a drawing to Pleasant Hill Center in memory of La-Joyce Flanagan.

MONDAY

Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children, and the TxDOT is issuing a call to action to parents and caregivers to ensure they are using and installing child car seats correctly.

Columns & Opinions

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John Murrell was always trouble, but he and his criminal network terrorized much of the South in ways that no organized crime figures have before or since.

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Linden is heating up! Not a good pun this week, but we are literally and figuratively heating up. Several of our programs are gathering steam.

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Sept. 5 issued eight executive orders in hopes of preventing further mass shootings.

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The sharp blast of gunfire broke the early morning quiet on a cold January morning in 1918.

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The sharp blast of gunfire broke the early morning quiet on a cold January morning in 1918.

Sports

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The Queen City Bulldogs traveled to face the Winnsboro Red Raiders in their first road game of the season last Friday night.

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McLeod ISD will host the Mooney Tournament this Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Linden-Kildare traveled to Clarksville last Friday night to take on the Tigers in non-district action. The game was a battle throughout but Clarksville ended up winning the game 24-14

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McLeod ISD will host the Mooney Tournament this Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Lifestyle

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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.

Northeast Texas is excited to announce a new opportunity for Bloomburg ISD students in the upcoming school year.

Obituaries

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Judy Dugan, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Frankston.

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Charles Smitty Glass, age 78, of Queen City, Texas went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital.

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Dwight Eugene Mussman age 66, of Atlanta, Texas went to sleep in death Sunday, September 1, 2019 at his residence.

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Tommy O. Adams, age 81, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Friday, August 30, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family.

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Bennie L Haire, born in Douglassville Texas, passed from this life on August 12, 2019 in Atlanta Texas. Ms. Haire was 75 years old.

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Sister Evelyn V Smith was born October 16, 1924 in Douglassville (Cass County), Texas to the parentage of the late Genie and Fannie Mae Vatin. She passed from labor to reward on August 5, 2019.

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