TexAmericas Center (TAC) announced its budget for the 2022 fiscal year has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association. The award represents a significant achievement by the organization and reflects a commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmentalContinue Reading

When I was a kid, I was the designated (fill in the blank). If the TV antenna needed turning to pick up Star Trek or Dragnet, I was the designated antenna turner. If the channel needed changing, I was the designated remote control. When the ubiquitous Ashdown, Arkansas, pine treesContinue Reading

James Marlin Thomas, age 90, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 7, 2022 in a Texarkana, Texas, hospice facility. Marlin was born September 18, 1931, in Atlanta, Texas, to Norman and Ruby Warren Thomas. He was the owner of Thomas Wrecker Service; served in theContinue Reading

Weekly Roadwork Report – April 3 – April 9, 2022   Bowie County   I-30 – From FM 989 to AR State Line, reconstructing and widening highway, daytime work in median. Motorists should watch for trucks and equipment pulling onto the interstate I-30 – At Exit 207/Spur 594 westbound, rampContinue Reading

Some days are just lucky ones. Such was the day I found a half-century old console stereo at an estate sale. It isn’t exactly like the one my parents had, but it’s sure close. Today, people stick in an earbud and listen to an endless supply of music on theirContinue Reading

Brenda Joyce Bedgood Brown passed from this life on April 2, 2022, at her home in Atlanta, TX. Brenda was born in Houston, TX to Ella Ruth (Nelson) and Calvin L. Bedgood on July 22, 1961. Brenda grew up in Atlanta with her siblings, Jana, and Brent. She was aContinue Reading

Bobbye Sue Pope, age 71, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Friday, April 1, 2022 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. She was born October 18, 1950 in Prescott, Arkansas. Bobbye was a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta and was a tax preparer for over 30 years.Continue Reading

Martha Ann Russell, age 70, of Atlanta, Texas, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus, while she slept peacefully, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in a local adult care facility. She was born January 25, 1952 in Hughes Springs, Texas to William and Nellie Brown. Martha was a member of FirstContinue Reading

Christine Chamblee, age 90, of Queen City, Texas, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in a local adult care facility. Christine was born May 8, 1931, in Taylor, Arkansas, to Roy and Bessie Mayfield. She was retired from Walmart; and was Assembly of God by faith.Continue Reading