McNutt to replace Wesson as Municipal Judge
City Council reopens meetings to the public
Fire Chief Larry McRae leads strike team in California
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Benefit raises $5,500
Farm equipment stolen
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McNutt to replace Wesson as Municipal Judge

At the September 15 meeting of the Mount Pleasant City Council, the announcement of Municipal Judge Jerry Wesson’s retirement was made.

City Council reopens meetings to the public

After months of closed meetings due to COVID-19, local citizens can now choose to attend City Council meetings. The first 60 people to arrive will be allowed to go inside for each meeting.

Along with Governor Abbott’s updated capacity guidelines for many Texas businesses, new visitation guidance for eligible nursing homes, assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities, hom

Fire Chief Larry McRae leads strike team in California

On September 11, Mount Pleasant Fire Department Chief Larry McRae announced that California was requesting help in fighting the wildfires ravaging the west coast and that he would be one of those a

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Benefit raises $5,500

On September 12, the seventh annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Benefit was held, and people traveled from as far away as Gilmer to attend.

Farm equipment stolen

On September 12, Titus County Sheriff ’s Office received a report that a farm tractor was stolen from a property located on the 500 block of FM 71, west of Sugarhill.

 

 

Opinion

A book title, “It Was On Fire When I Laid Down On It” caught my eye a few years ago. Curiosity being what it is, I looked up the story behind that title. True story.

Have you ever been cold? I mean really cold? So cold that your teeth chattered and your body seemed to be going into a defensive condition.

2020: A Brave New World

I look forward to the day sometime way in the distant future (most likely in July, on a Thursday, in the year 2040) when our present will be nothing more than a hazy passing dream, and I’ll sit dow

Labor Day: Make Investments Work as Hard as You Do

Labor Day is almost here. Of course, this year, the holiday may have a different impact, given the employment-related stress and disruptions stemming from the coronavirus.

Texans fight for “Grey-eyed Man

Two hundred Texans looking for a fight answered the call of Gen. William Walker and sailed for Nicaragua on Sep. 8, 1856.

LIBRARY CORNER

Why is the first sentence in any writing project the hardest to write? It was so easy when I could begin with an activity calendar for the next week. It’s not as easy now.

Sports

Chapel Hill XC Runs at Mineola

The Chapel Hill Cross Country teams took their talents and speed this past Thursday to Mineola faring extremely well.

The first MPHS home football game between the Tigers and Wylie East is set for Friday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Sam Parker Stadium.

Defensive MVP Brown joins Coastal Bend

Recent Mount Pleasant Tiger basketball forward and District Defensive MVP Jamarion Brown is continuing his basketball playing career at Coastal Bend Community College.

The Mount Pleasant High School cross country team opened their season last Thursday and Friday at Hallsville.

Lady Devils post big win

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils posted a big win last Friday, hosting De Kalb High School. On Tuesday, they had suffered their first loss of the year, playing Redwater.

The Pewitt Brahmas began their quest to return to the State Championship game on Sept. 4 against the Atlanta Rabbits. The Brahmas, under new head coach Richard Strickland, cancelled their Aug.

Obituaries

Taylor

Ronnie Lee Taylor, age 66, of Mt. Vernon, Texas passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at his home.

Brannon

Graveside service for Larry J. Brannon, 56, a resident of Mt. Pleasant will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at Piney Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant with Pastor Joe Lewis, officiating.

Ryan

Gene Brady Ryan, 66 of Cason, passed away on Sept. 11, 2020 at his sister’s home. He was born on Dec. 31, 1953 to the late Harris Beal Ryan and Virginia Twine Ryan in Pittsburg.

TAYLOR

Ronnie Lee Taylor, age 66, of Mt. Vernon, Texas passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at his home.

Brannon

Graveside service for Larry J. Brannon, 56, a resident of Mt. Pleasant will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at Piney Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant with Pastor Joe Lewis, officiating.

Ryan

Gene Brady Ryan, 66 of Cason, passed away on Sept. 11, 2020 at his sister’s home. He was born on Dec. 31, 1953 to the late Harris Beal Ryan and Virginia Twine Ryan in Pittsburg.

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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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