Lady Devils split early week games
The end of an era: Garretts to part ways with CHISD
Tiger Track finishes fourth at Area; six advance to Regionals
Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration halted due to rare adverse effects
Dispatchers celebrated during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Temple Lodge # 70 awards four students Mirabeau B. Lamar Award of Excellence

News

Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration halted due to rare adverse effects

On Tuesday, the federal government recommended a halt in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after several severe cases of adverse reactions to the vaccine were recorded.

Dispatchers celebrated during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Each year, during the second week of April, dispatchers across America are honored for their service and sacrifice for their communities.

UT Health East Texas provides free vaccinations to all 16, older

UT Health East Texas has now launched phone and online vaccine appointments. The appointments are open to all residents of East Texas age 16 and older.

Voting for City, School Board races takes place May 1

The time has come again for City and School Board elections in Mount Pleasant.

Paul Pewitt students win $1,250 in TxDOT PSA Contest

Paul Pewitt High School students show off the $1,250 check they received for winning third place in the TxDOT Traffic Safety Public Service Announcement competition held in March.

 

 

Opinion

There’s no place like your hometown

I don’t have a hometown. Sure, I have a place of birth (Ft.

What makes a pepper sweet or hot?

It’s been considered funny for most of my lifetime to offer someone a hot pepper, telling that person it’s a mild pepper, such as jalapeno slices on a plate of nachos.

Pig Stand made a hog of itself

A businessman, who knew nothing about feeding hungry Texans, and his behind-the-scenes partner, also new to the restaurant business, opened the first Pig Stand on the outskirts of Dallas on Apr.

Some years, and quite a few Coffeetime Columns ago, we wrote an article called Hellion Alert.

Abbott: No government mandated vaccine passports in Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last week banning state agencies, cities or counties from creating a “vaccine passport” requirement.

Sharing 1994 Pink Floyd stories and smiles

“You’ll recognize some of these stories.

Sports

The end of an era: Garretts to part ways with CHISD

Chapel Hill ISD and the Lady Devils will be saying goodbye to Coach Matt Garrett and Coach Courtney Garrett as they will be leaving Chapel Hill after six highly successful years.

Tiger Track finishes fourth at Area; six advance to Regionals

The Mount Pleasant Tiger and Lady Tiger track teams took nine athletes to the Area Track Meet held at Hallsville High School on Wednesday.

Lady Devils split early week games

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils split a win and a loss this past Monday and Tuesday in softball. On Monday, the Lady Devils made up their past Friday’s game with Quitman.

NTCC Baseball falls to Navarro

Rains forced the Northeast Texas Community College series with Navarro to undergo changes this past week.

The end of an era: Garretts to part ways with CHISD

Chapel Hill ISD and the Lady Devils will be saying goodbye to Coach Matt Garrett and Coach Courtney Garrett as they will be leaving Chapel Hill after six highly successful years.

Chapel Hill Track succeeds at District

The Chapel Hill Red Devil Track teams competed in the District track meet on Wednesday and Thursday. It was a great meet with several athletes qualifying for Area.

Obituaries

GOODLOW

Funeral Service, for Carolyn Anderson Goodlow, 69, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, will be Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Greater Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev.

HALLEY

Bo Todd Halley, 48, passed away on April 12, 2021 at his home in Cookville, Texas. He was born to Dr Sammy Morris and Nancy Hays Halley on April 10, 1973 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Linda Jean Reynolds passed away April 9, 2021 at Grace Hill Nursing Center, Hughes Springs, Texas at the age of 65. Her funeral service will be Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

DYKE

Thomas E. Dyke was born on Feb. 1, 1956. He was called home on April 8, 2021.

Robert Burns 64 of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away Thursday April 15, 2021 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Services are pending with J.C. White Funeral & Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Goodlow

Funeral Service, for Carolyn Anderson Goodlow, 69, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, will be Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Greater Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev.

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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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