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Tempers flare at New Boston Fire Department

A host of New Boston firefighters resigned from their posts last week including Assistant Chief Mike Fuller and other top level members of the New Boston Volunteer Fire Department.

DeKalb Juneteenth festivities a call for healing and a more united nation

The Juneteenth Celebration Committee in DeKalb will host their annual parade and celebration on Saturday, June 17, 2023.

On June 8th they will have our “50th Anniversary Founder’s Picnic”. Evan Evans will give a program “The 1955 Rural Directory”.


Megan Daniel celebrated with annual tournament

The annual Megan Daniel Co-Ed Softball Tournament was held this past Saturday at DeKalb City Park.

Forga named Head Baseball coach at Maud

The Maud Cardinals look to continue their recent success on the baseball diamond with the hire of a coach who has seen lots of baseball, been successful in the district and taken home a state champ

Bowie’s Best Athlete of the Week

This week’s Bowie’s Best Athlete of the Week is Timothy Hickmott, of New Boston.


Putting out the flames of misinformation

A couple of weeks ago there was an incident in DeKalb that stirred up some controversy and had people flocking to social media.

Capital Highlights

Abbott, Patrick spar over tax relief Gov.

Capital Highlights

House panel calls for Paxton’s impeachment A Texas House investigations committee sent a recommendation to the full chamber to impeach state Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Austin Am


Maud Public Library hosts summer fun events

The Maud Public Library is doing their part to keep education and community involvement On Friday they kicked off the summer with the start of their summer reading program.

Hooks Salutatorian

After high school, Joshua will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology I where he plans to major in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or some combination of both.

Trusting God in hard times

We all face tough times in our lives. Feeling overwhelmed and lost is easy, whether it’s illness, loss, family issues, or financial struggles.



Joyce Renee Threadgill of Texarkana, Texas passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 in a local hospital. She was 40.


On May 15, 2023, Leonard Avery Lutes, known to everyone as “Lee”, shed his earthly pain for heavenly glory.


Edith Christine Eubanks, of New Boston, Texas, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023 at a Texarkana, Texas hospital. She was 81.

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