News

Thatcher chosen as new city manager

After an executive session at Tuesday night's regular Mount Pleasant City Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to hire Ed Thatcher on as the permanent city manager.

One of Mount Pleasant's most memorable and anticipated events is tonight - the Christmas parade, which is held alongside Christmas on the Square and the OB Goolsby Memorial Chili Cook-off, will be

Do you hear what I hear?

Downtown Mount Pleasant was bustling Thursday evening; stores were open later and Christmas carolers from Mount Pleasant ISD schools performed around the square.

Opinion

LEON ALDRIDGE

A Story Worth Telling

“I had to fight off three nuns and a preacher, but I got the last ‘Peace on Earth’ wall hanging.”

– Humorist Ken Sheldon on shopping

Invest in your family and community

Financial Focus

Zapruder captured JFK shooting on film

This Week in Texas History

Sports

It is a tale of two cities, or school districts, rather. Daingerfield-Lone Star ISD and Paul H. Pewitt CISD will face off on the gridiron in the UIL 3A, Division 2 Quarterfinals Friday night, Dec.

Pictured L-R: Mavs Personnel, Brad Freeman-Director of Dallas Mavericks Youth Basketball, Will Hills, Brock Cooper, Jakybrein Hines, Zaveion Okoh, Kelcey Morris, Jamarion Brown, David Smith, Head Coach Joey Chism, Xavier Brown, Devin Williams, Eliyah Tagg

The Mount Pleasant Tigers (5-1) made a strong showing in Frisco last week finishing in second place at the Dallas Mavericks Fall Classic.

Lady Devils posing with the plaque.

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils traveled back to Wichita Falls to play in the Fantasy of Lights Basketball Tournament last week.

Obituaries

Wanda Lou Rogers Vickers Wanda

Wanda Lou Rogers Vickers, age 87, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2019. She was born on Feb. 11, 1932 in Maud, Texas to George and Esta Rogers.

Services Sharon Edmond Dillard will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Hughes Springs Community Church, 750 N. Taylor St., in Hughes Springs.

Services for Merion Boyd, 71, of Naples will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs.

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