News

TRMC hosts health fair

TRMC's 'React Quicker Save Your Ticker' event gave the community a free chance to check their health Saturday morning, by checking blood levels and blood pressure, as well as teaching guests how

The City of Mount Pleasant Police Chief Wayne Isbell has submitted his letter of resignation, effective Feb. 26.

Early voting begins

Early voting for the March 3 primary election began Tuesday.

The Mount Pleasant Police Department released their report for 2019, which summarizes the local crime report and law enforcement activity.

Rain brings flooding to Titus County

Motorists were urged to use caution Wednesday after Titus County roads were flooded from days of rain.

Early voting begins Tuesday for the primary election.

Contested seats in the area races on the ballot include county commissioner seats for Precincts 1 and 3, sheriff and district judge.

 

 

Opinion

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.

This Week in Texas History

Number One on Billboard magazine’s “Hot 100” for the week ending Feb. 9, 1963 was “Hey, Paula” a song recorded by a couple of students from a West Texas college.

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.”

Financial Focus

On Valentine’s Day, you can give your spouse or life partner a traditional gift such as candy or flowers.

Sports

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.

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.

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.

MPJH Lady Tigers wrap up perfect season

The Mount Pleasant Junior High Lady Tigers basketball team finished up their season this past Monday with both the seventh grade A and eighth grade A teams going undefeated and earning the title of

COURTESY PHOTO

The Mount Pleasant High School swim team competed in the regional swim meet last weekend held in Flower Mound.

Lady Devils continue winning ways

The Chapel Hill Lady Devils took a road victory Friday at Cooper High School. It was all Chapel Hill from the tip. The Lady Devils raced out to a 15-0 first quarter lead.

Obituaries

Memorial services for Debra ''Debbie'' Collins Luton, 65, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at Nail-Haggard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Scott Darby officiating.

Johnny Allen Newsom, 70, Daingerfield, died Feb. 16, 2020. Cremation service under direction of Tumey Mortuary, Mt. Pleasant. Service will be held at a later date.

Werner Jakob Eisen, 88, of Mt. Vernon, Texas died Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 in Tyler, Texas.

Services are pending with J.C. White Funeral and Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Cassie Delores Harris Finch passed away Feb. 12, 2020 at her home in Longview, Texas at the age of 49.

James Whitmore, 62, of Sulphur Springs, Texas died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Services are pending with J.C. White Funeral and Cremation Services of Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

Services for Charles Brabham, 84, of Hughes Springs will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at First United Methodist Church.

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