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.
U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) for the 4th District was confirmed May 26 as Director of National Intelligence. According to the Texas Republican party, Ratcliffe’s confirmation has created a vacancy on the ballot for the congressional seat in November.
Titus County’s cumulative COVID-19 cases have climbed to 635. Free testing was held last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with a total of 477 tests administered.
In light of recent protests across the nation, hundreds of citizens participated in Saturday’s peace parade that encouraged unity of all people. Drivers decorated their vehicles, made signs encourage peace and equality, and drove through downtown Mount Pleasant. Above, Mount Pleasant Mayor Tracy Craig speaks to the crowd after the end of the parade. See Saturday’s edition of the Tribune for the full story.
The Mount Pleasant - Titus County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual “Happy Birthday, USA!” event at Camp Langston RV Resort Saturday, June 27.