Elliott Ford approaches Council with new deal
“In my eyes, the vaccine is hope” TRMC hosts COVID Town Hall
Miykael Reeve named primary investment officer for 2021
Tigers finish flawless first half, down Hallsville 64-35
Tigers win at Longview, move up to #11
Some local schools move to new standardized testing model

News

Elliott Ford approaches Council with new deal

During the last meeting of the City Council, Elliott Ford approached the council with an offer for a new deal on vehicles which would allow the City to purchase the number of vehicles needed for th

“In my eyes, the vaccine is hope” TRMC hosts COVID Town Hall

This week, Titus Regional Medical Center hosted a Facebook live event they called COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall.

Miykael Reeve named primary investment officer for 2021

City Finance Director Miykael Reeve was recently appointed as the primary designated investment officer for 2021.

At the January 19 meeting of the Mount Pleasant City Council, the Council unanimously approved a resolution to issue hazard pay to its employees that had not already received it.

Some local schools move to new standardized testing model

The state of Texas recently announced its decision to move the state’s standardized STAAR testing to an online-only platform in 2022.

TRMC helps families stay connected

Many families have expressed a feeling of separation during the pandemic. With loved ones quarantined or hospitalized, many have said they feel isolated.

 

 

Opinion

Another homespun chat-a-chat

Even though it’s only a few days old, 2021 started out to be a bugger-bear, wouldn’t you say?

Building up your garden soil

The need for garden soil testing has often been discussed, but there are several reasons for continuing to discuss it.

Jailbreak killing leads to manhunt

A trivial incident on-board a Central Texas passenger train on Jan. 20, 1894 set in motion a series of violent events that led to a three-week manhunt and five fresh graves in the cemetery.

Hoarder or collector; it’s a matter of semantics

“It’s not really hoarding if it’s cool stuff.” —Poster seen on Pinterest

	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.

Sports

Tonight we opened the game with the best 5 minutes of team basketball we have ever played and that is credit to the hard work and unselfish mindset of each young lady.

Tigers win at Longview, move up to #11

After a physical home contest versus Longview a couple of weeks ago in which three Lobo players fouled out and multiple technical fouls were assessed, the Tigers were prepared for another physical

Tigers finish flawless first half, down Hallsville 64-35

The Mount Pleasant boys’ basketball team completed the first round of district play on Friday night with a strong showing versus district opponent Hallsville.

Red Devils top Harmony

The Chapel Hill Red Devils kept their perfect district record intact by defeating harmony this past Friday. The first quarter saw Harmony on fire both offensively and defensively.

Lady Devils own Harmony

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils swept Harmony for the second time this district season this past Friday at Chapel Hill.

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.

Obituaries

MILLER

Weldon Cloyce Miller, age 85, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Visitation services will be Friday, January 15th, from 6-8 p.m.

ROSS

William “Michael” Ross, age 65, of Gholson, Texas, in McLennan County passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 in Waco, Texas.

SPENCE

Aubrey Lee Spence “Bud”, age 77, of Mt. Pleasant, TX passed away on January 3, 2021 at his home. He was born in Malvern, AR to Aubrey Earl Spence and Mary Lea Payne on November 9, 1943.

McGILL

Rufus L. McGill, Sr., 87, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, January 15, 2021 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St.

SMITH

William Eugene (Gene) Smith died Sunday January 17, 2021, at Christus-Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs due to Covid and pneumonia.

Roger Wayne Green, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, TX, passed away on December 23, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant during a long hard fought battle with Parkinson’s.

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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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