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Papa Worth Matteson—Remembering the life and legacy

Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas lost one of its icons of business and agriculture in December with the passing of Worth “Papa” Matteson III, a man who left behind a legacy and a history that

New Boston resident Wendy Canfield had several questions for the New Boston City Council in their regular monthly meeting last Tuesday.

Joann Pappas-An inspiration to all

Few people can say they have made an impact on the lives of almost every person they know or have ever taught. Joann Pappas was one of those inspirational role models who could claim that.


903 Fishing sees widespread success

Following his passion for fishing, New Boston native, Caleb Hensley, has seen much success on his YouTube channel, 903 Fishing.

Wild, Wild West

We’re on the heels of what turned out to be a fairy tale December for big bass catching at Lake O.H. Ivie.

DeKalb Celebrity Basketball a slam dunk

DeKalb Celebrity Basketball a slam dunk


November 22, 2022 Letter to the Editor: I attended a meeting on September 13th that featured Bowie County A=Election Administrator as the Speaker. The Speaker asked if there were any questions.

Who Called You by Name?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever worried about something. I don’t know about anyone else, but there are times when I struggle with anxious thoughts, and I tend to be a worrywart.

My pastor spoke Sunday morning about becoming a “new you” for 2023 and it was a message that stirred the hearts of those that heard it.


Don’t Mess with Texas scholarship contest open for applications

The Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest is now accepting applications for the 2023 school year.

Today BBB announces a call for nominations for the 2023 BBB Awards for Excellence, which honor businesses and charities who demonstrate superior integrity, reliability and trustworthiness.

New Boston student selected for 2023 ATSSB All-State Band

The Association of Texas Small School Bands is pleased to announce the selection of the 2023 ATSSB All-State Band.



Robert Wayne Finely passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at his home in Simms, Texas. He was 59.


Bobbie Newkirk of De Kalb, Texas passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at a New Boston care facility. She was 93.


Danny Green, age 66 of Maud, Texas passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023 at his residence. Mr.

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