Extra inning walk-off seals series for Lady Tigers
Lions Club gardens to support Titus County
MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Vaccines available Thursday, Friday
Area nonprofits receive almost $200k in donations on East Texas Giving Day
Eagle Baseball takes down Murray State College
Governor Abbott appoints Andrade to Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners

News

Lions Club gardens to support Titus County

When Lions Club Member Dave Wall was asked at a meeting what service ideas he had for the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club, he did not hesitate to identity gardening as one of his passions.

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Vaccines available Thursday, Friday

If you have not yet received the COVID-19 [vaccine], you and your family have another free and convenient opportunity on May 6 and 7 at Tennison United Methodist Church, 313 North Church Ave.

Area nonprofits receive almost $200k in donations on East Texas Giving Day

East Texas Giving Day (ETGD), an annual fundraising event supporting nonprofits from all over the region, has come and gone again, leaving local charities thankful.

Governor Abbott appoints Andrade to Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Katie Andrade to the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners for a term set to expire on February 1, 2027.

Local man arrested for possession of child pornograph

A Mount Pleasant man has been arrested for possession of child pornography after Titus County Sheriff ’s Office received a tip describing his alleged criminal activity on Wednesday.

Takeback Day brings in 249 lbs

Overdose deaths in Texas have long been an issue, but, according to DSHS, overdoses have increased during the pandemic.

 

 

Opinion

State shows largest numerical population gain

Texas stands to gain two seats in the U.S.

Corrective eyewear, both a blessing and a curse for me

“They said eating carrots would be good for my eyes. They lied.” —My thoughts on textbook advice from “Every Mom’s Official Training Guide.”

Our family traveled a lot years ago, singing on Sunday morning in churches in another states.

Another stroll around

I have a good idea who the mockingbird is mocking as I pass him on my morning walks.

Although I live in Longview, I get up to Mt. Pleasant regularly. Even my one specialist-physician is located at Mt.

Rangers and reservation Indians fight Comanches

Texas Rangers and Indian allies in war paint crossed the Red River on Apr. 29, 1858 in search of their common enemy -- the Comanches.

Sports

Extra inning walk-off seals series for Lady Tigers

The Lady Tigers softball squad took two out of three games versus Whitehouse this past week to become Bi-District champions and advance to the Area round.

As sports stadiums reopen after closing last year due to COVID-19, it is no surprise that fans are eager to see their favorite teams play again.

Eagle Baseball takes down Murray State College

Northeast Texas Community College Baseball traveled to Tishomingo, Oklahoma for one last non-conference game against Murray State College on Tuesday, April 27.

Chism recognized as Top Coach in State

Mount Pleasant High School basketball coach Joey Chism continues to be recognized as one of the top coaches in the state of Texas.

Chapel Hill makes it to playoffs

Chapel Hill Lady Devils Softball celebrated Senior Night on Monday night, and then finished their season strong with a victory over Mineola to secure third place in District.

Tigers lose heartbreaker

On a night to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the Tigers’ five seniors, Mount Pleasant played well enough to win but, unfortunately, only for six of the seven inning game.

Obituaries

Walker

Bob E. Walker, 88, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas made his last flight and earned his final set of wings on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Titus Regional Medical Center.

CARROLL

Bonnie Lee Carroll, age 74 of Gladewater, formerly of Daingerfield went home to be with the Lord on April 22, 2021 in Longview, TX.

FREEMAN

Wayne Freeman, 80, passed away on April 24, 2021 in Cookville, TX. He was born on August 13, 1940 in Mt. Pleasant, TX to John E. Freeman and Marie (Crabtree) Freeman.

Pauline Henderson Monroe passed away April 22, 2021 at UT Health East Texas, Tyler, at the age of 55.

CRAVEN

Eugene S. Craven of Brunswick, GA, passed away peacefully at home under the care of Heartland Hospice on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, after a short illness. He was known as Gene to his friends.

Jasir James Miller Infant baby boy of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away Monday April 26, 2021. Services are pending with J.C. White Funeral & Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

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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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