Guaranty Bank wins Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament
Pilgrims pleads guilty in price-fixing conspiracy
MPISD to discontinue remote learning
Early voting comes to an end Friday
Local man found dead identified, alleged killer arrested
Mayor Craig proclaims Oct. 18-24 Pilot International Founders Week

News

Two arrested after providing alcohol to

On October 11, the Titus County Sheriff ’s Offce received a call from a 17 year old girl in the county, alleging she’d been sexually assaulted.

Guaranty Bank wins Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament

On Wednesday, Mayor Tracy Craig presented the 2020 Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament trophy to Guaranty Bank’s team, who won the tournament with a score of 54.

Pilgrims pleads guilty in price-fixing conspiracy

A federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court in Colorado filed a superseding indictment on Oct.

MPISD to discontinue remote learning

The Mount Pleasant Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday night to discontinue remote learning within the district.

Armed and dangerous fugitive arrested

On October 21, the Mount Pleasant Police Department announced that an armed and dangerous fugitive was wanted in Titus County.

Boots & Bells

The City of Mount Pleasant is proud to present a brand new Christmas celebration they call Boots & Bells: An Olde West Christmas.

 

 

Opinion

It was a good day for voting

It felt so good to get out and vote again, to cast my ballot into the ever-flowing stream of democracy in the hopes of catching “the big one.”

Caregivers Must Also Care (Financially) for Themselves

If you’re a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with an illness such as Alzheimer’s disease, you’re probably already facing some significant emotional and physical challenges – so you don’t

Washing Roots Before Planting

Have you ever gone to a nursery, picked out the “perfect” shrub or tree (not vegetable), taken it home, and nurtured it, only to have it die.

State resumes requiring job searches to get benefits

Texans receiving unemployment benefits will need to show an active effort to find a job starting Nov. 1.

The historical tale of two tasty tamales

“Run little children, Get your feet out the sand. Go and tell your mama, About the hot tamale man.”

—Mount Pleasant tamale street vendor’s verse, late 50s and early 60s

It’s all in the percentages

I’ve noticed that 95 percent of Americans who quote percentages are just making them up about 87 percent of the time, but since it’s all math (and the rest of us hate math) we believe them, which m

Sports

Boys XC repeats as district champs

On a dreary, rainy Monday morning the Mount Pleasant cross-country teams would not let the weather hold them back from seeking their second consecutive district championship.

Mount Pleasant High School Tiger Dolls compete in Virtual Halftime Showcase

The Mount Pleasant High School Tiger Dolls competed in the very first American Dance/Drill Team Virtual Halftime Showcase on October 21.

Chapel Hill XC Runs Away with Championship

The Chapel Hill Red Devils exerted the dominance again this past Saturday at the District Meet placing first overall and punching their ticket to Regionals.

Tigers Drop District Opener, 42-24

The Mount Pleasant Tigers came into Friday night’s game ready to make some noise in District 2-5A but the Texas High Tigers had other plans.

The Mount Pleasant Junior High Tigers took on Hallsville this week with the seventh grade playing at home and the eighth grade playing on the road.

Lady Devils come up big

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils came up with a big win over Mt Vernon Wednesday afternoon.

Obituaries

Hinson

Mrs. Joyce Hinson, age 85, of Pittsburg, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at her home with her loving family around her. Mrs.

Johnny Lee Thompson passed away on October 1, 2020 in Mount Pleasant, Texas at the age of 73.

Johnson

Mattie Jo (Rundles) Johnson, 74, resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, October 23, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Funeral Service, Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at St.

Carpenter

Tommy Lynn Carpenter, 74, of Mt. Vernon, Texas, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at his home.

Coke

Corey Michael Coke passed away on October 24, 2020 in Fort Worth at the age of 34. He was born on April 3, 1986 in Mount Pleasant to Charles Coke, Jr. and Lacey Wood Stubbs.

McCoy Cummings passed away October 20, 2020 at All American Star Hospice, Houston , Texas, at the age of 89.

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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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