The time has come again for City and School Board elections in Mount Pleasant. Positions on the ballot include Mayor, City Council Member, Place 1, City Council Member, Place 2, School Board Trustee, Places 2, 5, 6, and 7.
The Texas Highway Patrol in Titus County partnered with the Piney Woods Regional Advisory Council to make good use of donated face shields that were not able to be used in a medical setting.
On Wednesday, Titus County Sheriff ’s office stated that a local resident found a pistol around the 4000 block of FM 2348 in Titus County. TCSO states that they believe the gun was inadvertently dropped by its owner.
STAAR testing for some high school students, along with fourth and seventh-grade students across the state, was set to begin Tuesday; however, major connectivity issues with Educational Testing Service (ETS), a contracted test administration company, kept many students from logging in or finishing their tests. The three STAAR tests affected were Grade 4 writing, Grade 7 writing and English I.
The Mount Pleasant High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter competed in the online State Leadership Conference in March and had 8 students qualify for Nationals to be held online in June.