Authorities found a Northeast Texas man on trial for multiple child sexual abuse charges who was supposed to be in court Wednesday morning dead. The body of 63-year-old Randal Hawkins of Dekalb, Texas, was in a vehicle parked on County Road 3202 in Dekalb. Investigators found that Hawkins had aContinue Reading

James Paul Baker, age 82, of Douglassville, Texas, passed way of natural causes, Monday, April 18, 2022 in a Little Rock, Arkansas hospital. He was born May 26, 1939 to Paul Swint and Helen Bryan Baker in Texarkana, Arkansas. James is preceded in death by his wife, Grace Baker; hisContinue Reading

Deaseara Monique Fields, 48, of Atlanta, Texas passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 in a local hospital. Mrs. Fields was born April 13, 1974 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to Willie George Fomby and Lutricia Arthur Fomby. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband, James Fields; children, DeMichael DeShawnContinue Reading

Early Voting for the May 7 Constitutional Amendment and City of Atlanta election will be April 25 – April 29, and May 2 & 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Locations: Linden at the Voting Building and Atlanta, North East Texas Property Management (old Horne Enterprise building) ELECTION DAY POLLINGContinue Reading

ATLANTA ­– A family’s quiet Sunday in the park turned tragic when a driver, distracted while talking on her cell phone, struck two-year-old Allie White in a parking lot, killing her. The toddler became one of more than a thousand Texas lives lost due to distracted driving in the past few years,Continue Reading

Texans will have an opportunity to purchase emergency preparation supplies tax-free next Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (Apr 23-25). Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said, “This tax holiday can help Texans save money while stocking up for emergencies.” There’s no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase. These include: Household batteries,Continue Reading

Morris County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with a shooting incident last Saturday at a trail ride and pasture party on FM 144, north of Cason Community. Several hundred people were at the party when an altercation began, and someone fired gunshots. The shooting resulted in one deathContinue Reading