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Texans still get a break from certain vehicle title and registration requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cass County Judge Becky Wilbanks has reversed her decision to enforce Gov.

Happy July Cass County! With the upcoming 4 th of July celebrations around the corner, let us each remember that this holiday is not just a cookout with family and friends.

Bringing back the good times

For many growing up in a small town meant riding bikes down to the local park to play a game of basketball, kickball, or even softball.

God of Abundance

Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. 5. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies, thou anointest my head with oil, my cup runneth over.

Morgan Cooper wins award in 4-H State Photography Contest

Cass County 4-H member Morgan Cooper was awarded “best in show” in the 2020 4-H State Photography Contest.

 

 

Columns & Opinions

City Administrator UPDATE

Linden is alive and well and looking forward to a great summer! The 4th of July is coming up, and we sure want all to enjoy the holiday.

TEXAS HISTORY MINUTE

Dr. Margaret Pittman was one of the great scientific minds of the past century.

LEDC Update

As I’m sure most of you know by now, Governor Abbott signed an executive order last Friday mandating that all bars in the state of Texas were to close again and all restaurants were to scale back f

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The twentieth century opened a door for innovation in science and technology. Great minds steadily unlocked the mysteries of the world and made life better for countless people.

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With gathering restrictions continuing to be lifted for the state of Texas, many of our local community groups are beginning to resume their regular activities.

Sports

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.

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STATE #24 - DELAWARE JULY 2018 - THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

SPECIES CAUGHT - Skate, Flounder, Black Sea Bass, Sea Robin, Tiger Shark

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The East Texas Junior Golf Tour has been rolling along since June 1, and Atlanta golf prodigy Alex Hammonds has been at the forefront.

Fishing America

STATE #23 - MARYLAND

JULY 2018 - THE POTOMAC RIVER, OCEAN CITY BAY

SPECIES CAUGHT - Fluke, Large-mouth Bass, Bluefish

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STATE # 19 - COLORADO MAY 2018 - PUEBLO RESERVOIR, TRINIDAD LAKE

SPECIES CAUGHT - Walleye, Palmetto Bass, Smallmouth Bass

Lifestyle

Daughters of the American Revolution presents youth awards

Each year the Trammel’s Trace Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution solicits nominations from area teachers in order to choose students who best exemplify characteristics of leadershi

Queen City ISD upgrades underway at Smith-Wall Stadium

Renovations and upgrades are underway at Smith-Wall Stadium where a new concession stand, opposing player locker rooms, a storage room, a pavilion and referee locker rooms are being built.

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Mayor Travis Ransom presents Ravyn Solis (top photo) and Chloe Sherman (bottom) with a $750 scholarship awarded each year by the local Atlanta Lions Club to a few graduates.

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Domino’s Christian Food Pantry is serving people from all over East Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Produce is available every first and third Thursday.

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Most Likely to Succeed Garrit Blizzard and Hannah Turnage.

Most Spirited Arturo Montenegro and Haleigh Greer.

Mr. & Mrs BHS Cyle Farmer and Haleigh Greer.

Atlanta United shows community love

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Obituaries

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Randall R. Surratt, 72, of 29 Palms, CA, passed away May 29, 2020.

Graveside memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on June 27, 2020 at the Center Grove Cemetery.

LUANN WILKINS CHISHOLM

LuAnn Wilkins Chisholm, 65, of Atlanta, Texas, passed away on June 23, 2020, in Linden, Texas.

Parents - CW and Fannie Hilliard; Siblings - Stacy, Sally, Stevie, Randy, Kelly, Troy and Rusty; Kinfolk - Donnie Lowry, Sylvia, Butch, Justin and Brandon.

LISTON W. “BO” BOLAND, JR.

Graveside Services for Mr. Liston W. “Bo” Boland, Jr., of West Monroe, LA, were held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, June 25, 2020, at St.

REGINA HELMI PYLE

Regina Helmi Pyle was born in White Plains, New York, on February 23, 1945, to Mildred Helmi Tillman and Silas Carpenter.

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John Clark Childress, 78 of Bivins, Texas passed away on June 19, 2020.

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