News

Over 30 animals seized from Titus County residence for severe abuse, neglect

On Sunday evening, Titus County Sheriff ’s Office received an anonymous tip that dogs had been left at a local residence and that no one had been home in some time.

Accident claims life of truck driver on I-30

The Mount Pleasant Police Department has issued the following statement on the crash that occurred Thursday afternoon near Big Tex Trailers:

Mitchell takes reins as Publisher

Northeast Texas publisher Kenny Mitchell has been named the new publisher at the Steel Country Bee in Daingerfield, the Pittsburg Gazette and the Mount Pleasant Tribune.

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News from our friend Helen Thompson at the Mount Pleasant Public Library:

Aguillon, Melendez to compete in Technology Student Association nationals

Harts Bluff students Bianca Aguillon and Fernanda Melendez are truly making a name for themselves in technology studies.

Pre-Juneteenth celebration to be held Friday

The community is invited to enjoy family fun for all at the Oaklawn Park Juneteenth Festival on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

Opinion

Change is always on the horizon

Things just haven’t been the same since I saw a monkey in Walmart a couple of weeks ago.

	GUY STUFF

There are always going to be bumps in the road.

	I’ll bet she still remembers moments we shared together

“Leon, I randomly stumbled across your article where you mentioned N7804G,” the message in my email inbox last week read.

True story. Probably countless times thru the span of history.

The thrill of adventure

The best button ever invented for the Internet was the YouTube “skip ads” button. I use it quite often. I keep a close watch as the seconds count down, and hit the button as soon as possible.

Tomatoes – a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Many of you have heard the question as to whether tomatoes are a fruit or vegetable, and have probably heard conflicting as to which is the case. Which is it?

Sports

Harts Bluff Cheer wins Superior Award at UCA competition

“They showed up and they showed out,” said Harts Bluff ISD.

Ten Lady Tigers Named All-District Softball

After a third-place finish in district and a playoff run that saw the Lady Tigers advance to the Area round, Mount Pleasant was recently honored with ten athletes being named to the All-District te

2021 Tiger Baseball All-District Awards Released

Even though the Mount Pleasant Tiger baseball team didn’t have the season they hoped for, several Tigers still earned recognition for their performance on the field.

Tiger Basketball completes 2-day youth camp

The Mount Pleasant Tiger Basketball program continued its yearly tradition of hosting a youth basketball camp each summer after a one-year hiatus.

Young Tigers represent MP at

The Mount Pleasant Dream Team, a group of local sixth graders, recently competed in the 2021 Mavs Spring Shootout held at PSA McKinney in the Dallas area.

Horsin’ around: MPRA hosts annual rodeo

From June 3 to June 5, the Mount Pleasant Rodeo Association held the 2021 rodeo at the Priefert Rodeo Arena. Stands were packed on all three nights of the event.

Obituaries

DUDLEY

Funeral Service for Jasmine A. Dudley, 30, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, will be Friday, June 18, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. Kirthell Roberts, officiating.

WILLIAMS

Funeral Services for Osia Mae (Stiggers) Williams, 90, a resident of Omaha, will be Thursday, June 17, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Tumey Mortuary Chapel, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. James Hood, officiating.

ELLIOTT

Dona Elliott was born on August 18, 1962 in Gainesville, Texas. She lost her battle with cancer and passed away on June 6 in Mt. Pleasant at the age of 58. Dona was a graduate of Mt.

LEWIS

Funeral Service for Julia A. Lewis, 98, a resident of Mt. Pleasant, will be Saturday, June 19, 2021, 1:00 P.M. at Sheppard Street Church of Christ, Mt.

Robin Vaught, 53, passed away on June 13, 2021 in Tyler, TX. She was born on April 9, 1968, in Mt. Pleasant to Larry Freeman and Jennifer (Pepper) Freeman.

DODDY

Professor Windell Rudolph Doddy was born to the late Vernon Ray and Merlene Doddy on June 07, 1954.

Photo Galleries

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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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