Tigers take overtime thriller, remain undefeated
Lady Tiger Volleyball qualifies three for Academic All-State
Monday marks 35th celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Terry Scoggin talks hospitalization rates, vaccines
Titus County Jail takes  on federal inmates,  bumps up staff
Snow place like home

News

Monday marks 35th celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Jr. Day is a national holiday honoring the work of the late pastor and human rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Terry Scoggin talks hospitalization rates, vaccines

Titus Regional Medical Center CEO Terry Scoggin has released new information on regional hospitalization rates and the county’s future with vaccines.

Titus County Jail takes  on federal inmates,  bumps up staff

Titus County Sheriff Tim Ingram told county commissioners at the last meeting that with other local facilities full or overcrowded due to the pandemic, Titus County Jail can give a little relief by

Texas proposes to transition STAAR Test to online by 2022

The Texas Legislature has required the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to conduct a plan to transition all State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) to online by the 2022-2023 school ye

No Kid Hungry Texas this week announced its first ever Rural School District Cohort, a partnership with the Texas Rural Education Association to address childhood hunger in rural communities.

Snow place like home

Some unusual weekend weather had local children’s jaws dropped. Snow briefly visited Northeast Texas before blowing away to the north. COURTESY PHOTOS

 

 

Opinion

	The plastic looks pretty, but to owe is a pity

I just calculated that it will take me only 137 years to pay off all my credit card debt – which is good news because I thought I’d be paying on those bills forever.

This and that for January 2021

We have 13X more glyphosate in our bodies now than in the mid-90s when Roundup for use with GMO was introduced. Even tiny amounts are linked to serious diseases and chronic health issues.

It was an absolutely beautiful brisk fall morning, and Sam just couldn’t resist making his trek to the downtown bank on foot, normally done by car.

New House speaker lays out challenges

The 87th session of the Texas Legislature opened Tuesday with COVID-19 encompassing every aspect of what the lawmakers do, according to new House Speaker Dade Phelan.

A ‘No drama deal’ and a cup of coffee to boot

“The older you get, the more you realize you have no desire for drama, conflict or any kind of intensity.

Three new tomatoes for 2021

The pineapple tomato (Solanum lycopersicum ‘Pineapple’) is a bi-colored, tasty tomato that slightly resembles a little pumpkin with a 360° ribbed appearance.

Sports

Tigers take overtime thriller, remain undefeated

As dominant as the Tigers have been over the past several years, Sulphur Springs has always been a hostile and unfriendly environment.

Lady Tiger Volleyball qualifies three for Academic All-State

The Lady Tiger Volleyball squad had three players qualify for the Academic All-State team this year.

Mount Pleasant wins twice, sits atop district standings

The Mount Pleasant Tiger basketball team played two games over the weekend, hosting Marshall on Friday evening and having a quick turnaround at Pine Tree on Saturday afternoon.

Red Devils beat Mount Vernon

The Chapel Hill Red Devils remain undefeated in district play after their 57-38 win at Mt Vernon this past Friday.

On Monday night, we faced off against Detroit in a rescheduled game from earlier in the season.

Lady Tigers sneak by Texas High, 50-46

The Mount Pleasant Lady Tigers resumed district play on Tuesday evening hosting Texas High at Willie Williams Gym.

Obituaries

COX

Services for Sue Cox, age 78 of Omaha, will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Daingerfield Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Daingerfield Cemetery.

Jimmie Lee Summerlin of Mt. Pleasant passed away at his beloved ranch house on the morning of January 13, 2021. He was born on June 21, 1944 in Titus Co.

BOOBAR

David Boobar of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday morning, December 31, 2020. He was born in Anoka, Minnesota on December 25, 1930.

Lisa Newman, 55, passed away on January 14, 2021 in Longview, TX. She was born on September 23, 1965 in Ft. Madison, IA to Pete Gram and Carol Holland Ellis.

Helen Ruth Duffey Jackson passed away January 12, 2021 at her home in Leesburg, Texas at the age of 69. Her funeral service will be Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

EVANS

Mrs. Tammella Denise Evans 51 of Pittsburg, Texas passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Pittsburg, Texas. Funeral Services will be held Monday, January 18, 2021, at 2 p.m.

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A Black Lives Matter protest was held on the downtown square in Mount Pleasant June 20. Protesters and counter-protesters both attended. TRIBUNE PHOTOS / MIRANDA OGLESBY

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