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A sixth case of COVID-19 has been confirmed, according to Titus County Judge Brian Lee.

Titus County Judge Brian Lee has confirmed a fifth case of COVID-19.

 

Titus County Judge Brian Lee has confirmed a second case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Titus County.

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Lightposts located in the downtown square are adorned with blue ribbons, and the courthouse lawn is decorated with dozens of blue pinwheels, in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month.

Local officials released a “Declaration Do’s and Don’ts” that clarifies some questions regarding the amended emergency declaration.

What you can do:

Northeast Texas Community College has announced that their May graduation has been postpone to coincide with their August ceremony.

 

 

Opinion

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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“Don’t worry. You’ll be all right. Something good is going to come out of this.”

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AUSTIN — President Trump on March 25 issued a major disaster declaration for the state of Texas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.” — American writer, Stewart Brand.

The Pandemic Files, Chapter 1

It’s been kind of a slow week at the Farr chateau.

Five keys to navigating market pullback

As an investor, you constantly want to see your portfolio move just one way – up. But that’s not possible, because the financial markets will always fluctuate.

Sports

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The stoppage of all UIL activities came at an unfortunate time for the Mount Pleasant High School baseball squad as they were building on their best win streak of the young season.

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The Chapel Hill Lady Devils basketball team landed four players on Texas High School Coaches Association and the Texas Army National Guard Academic All-State Team.

UIL extends suspension of all activities

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) sent an update to all Superintendents, High School Principals and Coaches this past week on March 19. The email stated:

Brown selected to TABC All-Region squad

Mount Pleasant High School forward Jamarion Brown was recently selected to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region Team for Region 2 in Division 5A, an honor that was earned by only

Chapel Hill lands All-State player

Rebekah Crane of the Chapel Hill Lady Devils girls basketball team has been selected to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-State Team.

Obituaries

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Nancy Belle Thompson Harvey, age 76, of Sugar Hill passed away on April 2, 2020 at her home. She was born on March 29, 1944 in Titus County to Homer Thompson and Lillian Milner Thompson.

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Clementine Rios, 79, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed away Saturday April 4, 2020 in Dallas, Texas.

Private graveside services for Dallas Andrews, Jr. was held Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Harris Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs.

Services will be scheduled at a later date for Dale Freeman, 77.

SUPERVISOR OPHELIA EVANS

Supervisor Ophelia Evans 94 of Sulphur Springs Texas passed away Monday March 16, 2020 in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Private graveside services for Gene Brown, 84, of Hughes Springs will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Harris Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Hughes Springs.

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