AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to announce that in 2021, it had the highest number of Most Wanted Offenders captured in a single year since the program’s inception in 1993. Last year, in cooperation with state, federal, local, and Mexican authorities,* captured a recordContinue Reading

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — It’s official! The number one specialty license plate design in Texas for 2021 was Classic Black, the full black background design from My Plates.com. This retro design has held the position as Texas’ most popular plate since its official launch in 2016. Over 90,000 State and My Plates specialty license platesContinue Reading

This spike in Covid cases is not slowing the surging Texas economy. Experts like economist Ray Perryman say, when it comes to sales tax revenues, they’ve never seen anything like this. The latest report from the Texas Comptroller’s Office shows that Christmas shopping drove a double-digit increase in the retailContinue Reading

Press Release from Cass County District Attorney’s Office On January 5, 2022, Da’Kyree Lamont Hawkins was arrested in Texarkana, Texas for the murder of Vadarious Lakeith Cooper that occurred on December 31, 2021 in Atlanta, Texas. Many agencies quickly responded and assisted on New Year’s Eve with the investigation andContinue Reading

Northbound lanes of the US 59 overpass crossing Interstate 20 in Marshall are scheduled to be taken down the night of Sunday, January 9. In preparation, traffic over the bridge is tentatively scheduled to be restricted to one lane in each direction this week. “The northbound lanes will be taken down pieceContinue Reading

Atlanta ISD Superintendent of Schools, Sidney Harrist, will be retiring from leading the district effective February 1, 2022. “First of all, I would like to thank the community, parents, staff, students, and school board for allowing me to serve as superintendent. It is with mixed emotions that I am announcingContinue Reading

Local law officials are investigating a shooting that left one man dead  Saturday afternoon off Hwy 59 on Dogwood Trail. Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and a man was found lying in a ditch with a gunshot wound. The Atlanta Police Department has an active arrest warrant for Da’Kyree LamontContinue Reading