Mayoral candidates and voters gathered Saturday evening to learn the results of the election. Tracy Craig won the race with 853 votes, while Thomas Ratliff finished with 445.

Fourth of July is approaching, and that means fireworks are available for purchase, and shows will be happening. The Talco Independence Day Fireworks Show will be July 4 at 7 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Public Library patrons can travel through history along with millions of readers during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club.


A Story Worth Telling

“Beware of the dog. But keep an eye on the neighbor,

too. He’s kinda weird.” —A sign my neighbors would

The Q Factor

On The Mark


The Chapel Hill Lady Devils continued their summer basketball tour by traveling to Nacogdoches, TX to Stephen F. Austin University to their team camp. The SFA Team camp is unique from most.

Tiger softball girls are getting ready for the upcoming year.

A series of tennis events will be held for tennis players on Saturday mornings at the high school tennis courts in Hughes Springs, Texas. Play will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 12 p.m.


George Harold Smyth passed away at his home on June 4, 2019 at the age of 69. George was born on September 30, 1949 in Mt. Pleasant, TX.

Charles was born November 5, 1939, in De Kalb, Texas to Choice B. and Mary “Sissy” Crow Pirkey. On April 9, 1971, he was married to Sandra Jackson in DeKalb, Texas.

Barbara Carol French, 80, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, June 15, 2019. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m.

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