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.
Paul Pewitt High School students show off the $1,250 check they received for winning third place in the TxDOT Traffic Safety Public Service Announcement competition held in March. The students created a video about the hazards distracted driving and competed against 12 other schools from the TxDOT Atlanta District which covers a nine-county area of Northeast Texas. The funds will go towards this year’s Project Celebration at the school. COURTESY PHOTO
UT Health East Texas has now launched phone and online vaccine appointments. The appointments are open to all residents of East Texas age 16 and older.
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.
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.