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vMan charged with robbery, attempted kidnapping

On Feb. 21, 2020 at approximately 3:15 p.m., a 911 call was received from Titus Regional Medical Center in reference to a robbery that had just occurred.

MPISD honors student

At Monday's school board meeting, Mount Pleasant ISD honored Seth Carter, who passed away late last year, and presented his family with a framed photo that will be hung in the Career Training Ce

Election day for the primaries is Tuesday. The ballot includes several seats on local, state and national levels.

Holcomb named interim police chief

Mount Pleasant city manager Ed Thatcher announced that he has appointed assistant police chief Kyle Holcomb as interim police chief beginning Feb. 27.

Eagle Scout honored

Local Eagle Scout, Luke Nichols, was honored at Tuesday's city council meeting.

The Sulphur River Basin Authority board of directors held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Civic Center.

 

 

Opinion

Looking for love in faraway places

Just a few days ago, on Feb. 14, 2020, I went for a short walk and started to wonder just how far away Galaxy GN-z11 was from my living room couch.

Avoid these estate planning mistakes

You save and invest to meet a variety of goals during your lifetime: college for your children, long vacations, a comfortable retirement, and so on.

ED STERLING

AUSTIN — Texas Deputy Solicitor General Matthew Frederick on Feb. 6 defended the Electoral College system in a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

LEON ALDRIDGE

“I welcome change as long as nothing is different.” —Author unknown but appreciated

Attaining geezer status has its perks.

On Gardening

As we become more and more aware of problems associated with eating genetically modified foods sprayed with and unaffected by Roundup, it becomes much easier to at least attempt to avoid such foods

The View From A Farr

“Come here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty. That’s a good Kitty, Kitty.”

Sports

Tiger b'ball preps for playoffs with win over Lufkin Hudson

The Mount Pleasant Tigers played a warmup game Friday night in preparation for Tuesday night's bi-district matchup with Whitehouse improving their record to 30-3 on the season.

Tigers claim District championship

The Mount Pleasant Tigers secured their second district championship under head coach Joey Chism Tuesday night with a 55-51 victory over Greenville.

Tiger powerlifting competes in first meet

The first powerlifting meet of the year was not as rewarding as the Tigers would have hoped, but they still found some success.

Chapel Hill 8th grade Lady Devils after the last game of a second perfect season in a row.

The Chapel Hill 8th grade Lady Devils backed up a perfect season in 2019 with a perfect season in 2020.

Chapel Hill claims district championship

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils picked up a home win raining three point field goals all over the court against Chisum Friday. The Lady Devils made 19 three’s in all.

Lady Tiger soccer preparing for District

The Mount Pleasant Lady Tiger soccer team has their season well underway as they prepare to being district play next Tuesday.

Obituaries

Terri Lynne (Rollins) Pratt, 59, went home to meet Jesus on Feb. 22, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Kamari Lamar Johnson

Our sweet baby boy, Kamari Lamar Johnson passed away on Feb. 21, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant, TX. He was born on Dec. 11, 2019 in Mt. Pleasant to Timothy Johnson McKinny and Xzaureya Evans.

Services for Ms. Alma Young will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

James Earl "Black" Whitmore

James Earl "Black" Whitmore, 62, of Sulphur Springs, Texas passed away Sunday Feb. 16, 2020 in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Lee Fleming, 63, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Services are pending with J.C. White Funeral & Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Dorothy Helen Armestead Newton

Dorothy Helen Armestead Newton 78 of Dallas, Texas formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away Tuesday February 18, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

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