Former American Idol contestant and East Texas native Cade Foehner returned to Mount Pleasant's Mardi Gras to perform Saturday night.

For the second year in a row the Chapel Hill Lady Devils punched their ticket to the Regional Tournament with a win Monday night over New Boston at Mt. Pleasant High School.

Twenty-two Mount Pleasant High School Choir members competed Feb.


While sitting at home Monday watching the flags wave that were put out by the Mount Pleasant Rotary Club, I decided to do a little reading about Presidents’ Day and exactly how it came about.

A Story Worth Telling

“ Grandpa, tell me ‘bout the good old days…”

—song lyrics by The Judds

This Week in Texas History


The weather may be cold, but for many of the young Tiger and Lady Tiger lifters, their internal temperature only heated up as they strove to increase their totals while pursuing unattained PR’s and

The Mount Pleasant High School Fishing Team has been active since this fall with the ultimate goal of qualifying for the state tournament.

The Mount Pleasant Tigers won their third straight home game clinching third place in District 15-5A and their ninth consecutive appearance in the UIL state playoffs.


William Arnold Douglas Goins age 84, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 in Mt. Pleasant, TX. He was born on July 9, 1934 in Atlanta, GA to Arnold and Julia Ewell Goins.

Mrs. Emma “Sue” Griffin, age 70, of Pittsburg passed away on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Tyler. Mrs. Griffin was born August 10, 1948 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to Harry and Lois Todd Copeland.

LaVerne Davis of Pittsburg, Texas was born January 25, 1934 in Dallas, Texas to Herbert and Inez Downing Riley and passed away Jan. 16, 2019 in Tyler, Texas.

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