A discussion for Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grants was held during the Titus County Commissioners meeting June 8.
Inside cars adorned with signs, streamers and paint were citizens and business owners of Mount Pleasant participating in the peace parade, which was held Saturday. It was held to encourage unity and equality upon people, as well as bring awareness to the community.
Gilbert Roy Johnson, age 74, passed away at his home on June 9, 2020. Gib was born on May 1, 1946 to Haskell and Tannie Newman Johnson in Tyler, Texas. Marring the love of his life, Sue Bynum, on June 10, 1967. Gib pastored 47 years at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cookville. He was a very dedicated and faithful pastor, loving his church family as he did his own family.
Mount Pleasant High School held its graduation ceremony June 5 at Sam Parker Field. (Right) Graduates stand as the National Anthem played in the beginning of the ceremony. Four graduates took their turn on stage to speak about the resilience of the Class of 2020. For more photos of the MPHS graduation ceremony, see page 14.
Titus County Judge Brian Lee announced Thursday that the county’s COVID-19 numbers are now at 655.