As the race heats up so do the similarities and differences between the three candidates vying for the House District 1 seat (HD1), All three contenders agree that securing the border is a big deal

On Sept. 1, of 2023 a new law was enacted to try to further detour drunk driving and help make restitution for families who have lost parents due to drunk driving.

CHRISTUS named Large Employer of the Year

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System has been named Large Employer of the Year by Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas, which honored the health system at a recent celebration.

On Wednesday

On Wednesday,February 14th at noon in Atlanta,the Cass County Economic Development Consortium kicked off its first meeting for 2024! They met at the Branding Iron.

Lawrence Martin

Lawrence Martin, known to some as L.A. Martin, is the twin of the late L.K.

Pauline A. Fisher

Mrs. Pauline A. Fisher was born in 1912 and began her teaching career in Atlanta at Pruitt High School, Booker T. Washington High School in 1931.

Columns & Opinions

 Texas History Minute

Not everyone is destined to win all the races they race or the fights that they fight.

Federal judge appears skeptical of new border

A federal judge is expected to rule quickly on the constitutionality of a Texas law about to go into effect that institutes new state penalties for illegal border crossings.

Pitch made for new power plants

Lt. Gov Dan Patrick joined with the world’s largest investment firm to pitch investors on building natural gas power plants in Texas at a summit held last week in Houston.

Congressman Nathaniel Moran (TX-01) released the following statement after voting to impeach U.S.

It often takes courage to stand up for a principle. Because of people who do, the world starts to change. One Texas dentist, Dr. Lonnie Smith, changed the way Americans vote.


Linden-Kildare Feb. 22-24 – L-K Baseball Tourney – TBA Queen City High School Feb. 23-24 – Elysian Fields Tourney – TBA

Atlanta’s track program competed in the Pat Daniels Invitational hosted by Texas High School on Feb. 15.


Atlanta, Linden-Kildare and Queen City’s powerlifting programs took part in the Last Chance Qualifier Meet hosted by Maud ISD on Feb. 15.




Bass Fishing

Bass Fishing


Queen City


Atlanta ISD Student Council reaches out

Atlanta ISD Student Council reaches out

Linden Lions Club

Tracey Litton, of the Texas Department of Emergency Operations, provided the Linden Lions Club with some great emergency preparation ideas.

tlanta Lions Club

Logan Puckett,Atlanta Baseball Coach, spoke about the program and new field.

Busy B Safari visits McLeod ISD

Busy B Safari visits McLeod ISD

McNoble Harper

In his lifetime McNoble Harper was a coach, teacher of vocational agriculture, a math teacher and campus principal for more than 40 years.

Huls speaks in Atlanta

Candidate Dale Huls was invited to speak at Café Crema in Atlanta by the East Texas Republican Women’s group on Feb. 12. Photos by Raydeen Edwards


Graveside services for Mr. Jimmie Ray Denmark, age

64, of Avinger, were at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17,

Marian J. Bohuslav

June 27, 1929 - February 9, 2024

Funeral services for Mr. Gary “Bush Hog” Gammill, age 77, of Linden, will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2024, in the chapel of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Linden.

Ray Richardson

Funeral services for Mr. Ray Richardson, age 84, of Linden, will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2024 at Douglassville Cemetery under the direction of Reeder- Davis Funeral Home in Linden.

Family graveside services for Mr. Michael Ayers, 71, of Linden, was held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at Caves Springs cemetery in Linden, Texas.

Rita Pate

November 16, 1949 - February 15, 2024

Rita Pate, age 74, died peacefully on February 15, 2024 in her Kilgore home surrounded by her children.

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