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Can you believe that fall sports are already on us again?

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Many health professionals in the nation have sounded the alarm again at the uptick in COVID cases, particularly the Delta variant.

Opposition to reservoir still strong

Marvin Nichols Reservoir is officially a part of the 2022 Texas State Water Plan, but the fight to stop the construction of the proposed reservoir is far from over.

Koy Wasson

Koy Wasson playing in the water at his cousin’s birthday party. See more photos on page 2.

As summer comes to a close and students gear up to return to school, we are reminded of the fun times we had this season.



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Workforce commission announces job surge

The Texas Workforce Commission released June employment figures that showed Texas employers added nearly 56,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5%.


When Bill Clinton and Barak Obama were president, many members of Congress vehemently opposed their policies and politics.

Heavenly Treasures heal the heart

It was a mild Fall afternoon in October 2009 when Donna Boyter got the phone call that forever changed her life.


“It is easier to build strong children than it is to repair broken men,” is the famous quote from writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass.


Galveston, once the most important port city in Texas, suffered a crushing blow with the hurricane of 1900.

Absent lawmakers stymie special session

Nearly 60 Texas House Democrats left the state last Monday for Washington, D.C. in an effort to stop passage of a Republican-led elections bill.


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Can you believe that fall sports are already on us again?

L-K junior high majorettes prepare for new year

School may be out for the summer, but the Linden-Kildare junior high majorettes wouldn’t know it!

A study by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation shows that in the past year nearly 55 million Americans have gone fishing.

2021 Lady Rabbits

Close to 90 young basketballers a day attended the 2021 Lady Rabbits’ Basketball Camp which took place from June 28 to July 1.

Girls overcome loss of coach to take second in state

Atlanta Area 10U/12U Softball Team Battitude won State Runner Up in the USA Softball of Texas National Girls Fastpitch Tournament held last week in The Woodlands, Texas.


The Softball 10U/12U Team Battitude, placed Runner-Up in the USA Softball of Texas National Girls Fastpitch Tournament last week.


America has a long history of affection for mutts. Two of cinema’s most famous dogs – Spike from “Old Yeller” and Higgins from “Benji” - were mutts adopted from shelters.

Ricky Draper

Ricky Draper was the guest speaker this week at Atlanta Lions Club. He is the Assistant Fire Chief in Atlanta.

For those in Cass County closer to Texarkana than Linden should know that the Vital Statistics in Texarkana will be temporarily closing for renovations.

In honor of the late artist Marty Zewick, more than 100 of her friends and patrons contributed $10,000 to assist a visual artist who has demonstrated consistent creative ability and is serious abou

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L-K girls attend majorette camp

Football season must be approaching because the Linden Kildare High School majorettes were on campus last week tapping, turning, twirling and tossing.


Patricia Ryan Keesee

Patricia Ryan Keesee passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at the Longview Regional Medical Center in Longview, Texas. She was 81.

Doris Chamblee

Doris Chamblee, age 92, of Queen City, Texas, went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 25, 2021, in a local adult care facility.


Zora Lowe of Queen City, Texas, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Chula Vista, California.

Mr. Turner was born on March 8, 1950 and raised in Atlanta Texas he passed away on July 13, 2021 in Tyler Texas due to complications of COPD.


Robert “Bob” Eugene Ream, age 77, of Hamilton, Texas, formerly of Texarkana, Texas went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 11, 2021 in a Temple, Texas hospital.


Hugh McCall, age 91, of Douglassville, Texas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 15, 2021 in a Texarkana, Texas Hospital.

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