Monday, August 29, 2016
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By Randy Grider randy@casscountynow.com McCall Norton is not one to turn down an adventure, especially if it’s one that combines nursing, children and her faith. And no distance is too far for the 27-year-old Atlanta native. Norton recently returned from her second trip to Africa in the past... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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In the Aug. 24 issue of the Citizens Journal, in the NEW IMPROVED Pigskin Picks, we forgot to designate the TIE BREAKER. Honestly, it is hard to believe several pickers would manage to choose 20 games exactly the same, but remember not all the rides worked opening day at Disneyland either... + continue reading
Monday, August 1, 2016
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From Staff Reports The Cass County Extension Office is warning those who own chickens to be on the lookout for a new Salmonella outbreak. According to a statement from the Texas Animal Commission, “An ongoing Salmonella outbreak has sickened at least 611 people in 45 states, including Texas,... + continue reading
Thursday, July 28, 2016
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By Lauren Anderson Special to the Journal Bloomburg ISD will be starting the school year with new leadership.  Long-time employees of the district Silvia Stroman and Andrew Rankin were hired to lead Bloomburg ISD in the upcoming school year.   In a March 14 board meeting, Stroman... + continue reading
Thursday, July 28, 2016
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By Randy Grider randy@casscountynow.com Approximately 80 residents showed up July 21 at Atlanta Middle School for a public hearing concerning a proposed plan for Texarkana College to expand its in-district service area to encompass much of Cass County. To become part of the in-district service... + continue reading

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08/29/2016
By Stephen Jones sjones@casscountynow.com Moonlight Madness is set to take over downtown Atlanta once again on Sept. 4. The Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce plans to bring the community together through the annual event’s many festivities.  People are expected to flood the downtown area... + continue reading
08/29/2016
By Bobby Horn Jr. news@casscountynow.com Cass County officials want you to keep your butts off their property -- cigarette butts that is. During an Aug. 23 meeting of Commissioners’ Court, commissioners unanimously approved a ban on smoking at two county facilities. The Cass County Historical... + continue reading

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On July 21, an important public hearing will take place at Atlanta Middle School at 6 p.m. The subject of the meeting is to give county residents personal insight into the proposal to make Cass County part of Texarkana College’s service district. More importantly, residents will be able to ask... + continue reading
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By Bobby Horn Jr. news@casscountynow.com Call it a “Book and Lunch.” The Atlanta Public Library offers free lunch for those who are 18 years and younger Monday through Friday, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Library Director Jackie Icenhower said that this is the first year the... + continue reading
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Photo by Bobby Horn Jr. Children greet Smokey Bear, “The living symbol of wildfire prevention” during a July 11 storytime at the Atlanta Public Library. The Texas A&M Forestry Service brought Smokey to the library to teach the children ways to prevent wildfires. Smokey has served as “... + continue reading
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By Tim Emmons  temmons@casscountynow.com Carlos Ibarra has been able to achieve more in 24 years of his life than most people do in a lifetime. The 2010 Atlanta High School graduate was... + continue reading

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07/28/2016 - 0 comment(s)
As I listened to whether there is a  need for welders and other trades and a workforce training school to be located here at last week’s public hearing concerning Texarkana College’s proposed... + continue reading

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By Randy Grider randy@casscountynow.com Robert Michael Guillory has multiple pastimes, but the one that stands out the most is on display at Texas A&M-Texarkana. Approximately 70 pieces of... + continue reading