Terry Lynn Thompson, 69, of Atlanta, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Terry was born on November 10, 1952 to Reverend Marvin and Betty Jo Thompson in Texarkana, TX. After Terry graduated from Atlanta High School in 1971, he went on toContinue 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

Bonnie Jean Glover, age 87, of Linden, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, January 4, 2022, in a Linden, Texas adult care facility. Bonnie was born October 3, 1934, in Linden, Texas, to Norman and Lucille Kirkland Surratt. She was retired from Lintex Growers; and a member ofContinue Reading

Donna Franklin, age 62, of Atlanta, Texas, formerly of Fouke, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, January 3, 2022 in a Texarkana, Texas hospital. She was born September 23, 1959 in Benton, Arkansas. Donna was a retired security guard and regularly attended Trinity Church, Atlanta, Texas, where sheContinue 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