Many say trouble began brewing in Winfield in November 2016 when Titus County voted ‘yes’ to alcohol sales. Until then, Winfield was the closest place to Mt. Pleasant to purchase alcohol.

Many area residents had a harder time than usual finding relief from the cold this past week as a gas pipeline rupture on Tuesday caused widespread disruptions of service for Center-Point Energy cu

Mount Pleasant Police have charged a 21-year-old man in connection with the recent robbery of the Tiger Mart convenience store.


This Week in Texas History

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, second president of the Texas Republic, dropped dead of a heart attack at his Richmond home on Dec. 18, 1859.

State Capital Highlights


This past Tuesday the Mount Pleasant Tigers basketball team looked to continue their unbeaten streak at home.

The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) posts new rankings each week — and last week the Chapel Hill Lady Devils found themselves near the top, #3 in Class 3A.

The Mount Pleasant Tigers kept their winning streak alive this past weekend and improved their record to 8-2 at the Union Grove Longview Officials/Chickfil-A Tournament.


Walter Max Melton, known to all as Max, passed from this earth Saturday, December 9, 2017, two days past his 82nd birthday. Max was born on December 7, 1935 in Mt Pleasant, Texas to Walter T.

Services for Paul Hughes, 80, of Pittsburg, will be 1:00 Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Rocky Mound Church in Pittsburg.

Edna Wetzel Nelson, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Leesburg, passed away Monday morning, December 11, 2017 in Mt. Pleasant at the age of 79.

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