William “Carrel” Porterfield

William “Carrel” Porterfield age 75 of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 21, 2017 at his residence surrounded by family. Carrel was born June 9, 1941 in Douglassville, Texas. He was retired from Frito Lay; and a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta. He enjoyed spending time mowing the yard, tractors and was a picker before picking was cool but most of all he enjoyed helping others. He was preceded in…

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Sandra Duke

Sandra Kay Lummus Duke, age 63, of Bloomburg, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 21, 2017 after a valiant battle with breast cancer. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God gave her tremendous strength and comfort. Sandra was born to the late S. W. and Rosemary Lummus in Atlanta, TX on October 1, 1953. A world traveler in her youth due to her father’s career, she often recounted…

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James Powell

James Powell, age 78, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in a Shreveport, Louisiana hospital. James was born December 9, 1938, in Beaumont, Texas, to William and Mildred Powell. He was a retired salesman and a member of Queen City Assembly of God. He enjoyed coaching sports, time with family, and loved meeting new people. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carolyn Savage; and a…

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James Prince

James Prince, 77 of Homer, Louisiana passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his McLeod home, surrounded by family. James was born in Homer, Louisiana on May 19, 1939 to James and Iris Prince. He was a member of McLeod Church of Christ. James was a dedicated and loving father and provider. James worked in various parts of the oil field and was a self-employed in the oil field pipe business and welding business most…

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Click it or Ticket

This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that since its inception 15 years ago, our life-saving campaign has resulted in 5,068 fewer traffic fatalities. However, from 2015 to 2016, deaths among people not wearing seat belts increased 9 percent. “Wearing a seat belt is the single most important step you can take to protect yourself in…

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Earlene Lindberg

Earlene Lindberg, age 95, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, May 15, in an Atlanta, Texas nursing home. Earlene was born July 4, 1921, in Cass County, Texas, to Walter and Lucille Walters. She was an author, writing children’s books, a kindergarten teacher and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church, where she kept the nursery. She loved children, gardening, all kinds of animals, and collecting dolls. She was preceded in death…

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Anne Julian Goodroe,

Anne Julian Goodroe, age 86, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Monday, May 15, 2017 at her residence at Bluebird Hill. Anne was born September 9, 1930 in High Point, North Carolina to Jess and Katherine Julian. She was retired from EnerCon Industries; a member of Laws Chapel United Methodist Church, former Sunday school teacher and Choir Director. She enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, wildlife, art, and music, and was a voracious…

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Billie Mason Callahan

age 67, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Friday, May 12, 2017 in an Atlanta, Texas hospital. Billie was born July 29, 1949 in Dallas, Texas to Fred and Ozelle Mason. She was retired from Oakwood Village Retirement Community, Garland, Texas; a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Doddridge, Arkansas and the Atlanta Animal League. She loved spending time with family, shopping and her pets. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Partial Road Closure in Texarkana Monday

The City of Texarkana, Texas will partially close the 100 Block of West Broad Street on Monday, May 15, 2017 to ensure public safety during the Kress demolition project. The 100 block of West Broad Street in front of the Bi-State Justice Center will be restricted to one-way traffic with the west bound lanes closed to through traffic for the duration of the project. East bound lanes will remain open at this time. The north…

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