This is Sparta!!!

Queen City students Lucas and Gavin Satterfield create a “this is Sparta” moment during “virtual” Spirit Week organized by Queen City cheer sponsor Lisa Droddy and the QCHS cheerleaders

Stanco Safety Products in Atlanta, a major domestic provider of flame-resistant apparel, protective workwear, and industrial safety products with manufacturing capabilities in the United States, Me

The Joint Operations Center for Bowie and Cass Counties and the City of Texarkana, Texas reported on Sunday that an employee of Golden Villa Nursing and Rehab tested positive for COVID-19 on Apr 4.

Cass County ordered to shelter in place

Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks signed a continuation of her Disaster declaration on Wednesday, which orders Cass County residents to Shelter at Place of Residence.

We are living in an unprecedented period as a newspaper.

Center Hill VFD increases fleet capacity

Center Hill Volunteer Fire Department accepted a cost share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program administered by Texas A&M Forest Service.



Columns & Opinions


“There’s no such thing as failure; there’s just giving up too soon,” once said Dr. Jonas Salk.

Abbott calls on Texans to help limit spread of coronavirus

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.


At the beginning of April, all Americans will be asked to participate in a special event that takes places once every ten years: the census.

White House grants disaster declaration for state of Texas

AUSTIN - President Trump on March 25 issued a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Panic, confusion, illness, and quarantines have haunted humanity for thousands of years as communities grappled with disease.

This too shall pass; keep the faith

Linden is alive and doing well despite the viral preventative measures.

This is not the end of the world, this will pass and we will come back stronger than ever.


Paddlefish have a fighting side, like to be free


SPECIES CAUGHT - Paddlefish, White Bass

With basketball season wrapped up a few local players from schools in our coverage area took home All-District honors.


Seventh Grade Boys

McLeod’s track program takes part in Jefferson Bulldog Relays

McLeod’s track program competed in the Bulldog relays at Jefferson High School Mar. 5.

Varsity Boys

Atlanta Middle School Track

Atlanta’s middle school track teams have been busy since the end of February.


Big Bird officers, board and crew regret to announce the cancellation of the May 2020 Big Bird Crawfish Boil.

In my previous article, I talked about how your local newspaper supports you by providing the vital information you receive on a weekly basis.

Something to smile about

In his book, Mister Rogers Parenting Book, Fred Rogers wrote “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers.

The Cass County Genealogical Society of Atlanta, Texas, due to the “Governmental Restrictions” placed on the people in Cass County because of the Coronavirus outbreak will cancel all of its schedul

Exceptional middle/grade ‘Schools to Watch’ announced in seventeen states

Atlanta Middle School was recently selected as one of 167 exemplary middle schools in 17 states which include: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Je

Atlanta ISD staff lends a helping hand during time of need

Atlanta ISD staff worker Martha Roquemore hands out lunches to children.


Betty Chamblee Voss, age 75, of Atlanta, Texas, died Monday, March 30, 2020 in a local adult care facility.

Elissa (Lisa) Janice Sikes Daniels

Lisa was born and raised in Houston to Cecil Rufus and Bonita Miller Sikes. She was a graduate of Memorial High School.


Gabrielle Nicole “Gabbie” Stanton, age 25, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Atlanta, Texas.


John Paul Sanders, age 73, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at his residence.


Arthur Guy Sanders was born on March 25, 1940 in Titus County, Mt. Pleasant, Texas to parents Atlas Jewell (Thompson) and James Guy Sanders.


Jennifer DeZarn, age 21, of Bloomburg, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 15, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

Jennifer was born October 3, 1998, in San Francisco, California.

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