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Mount Pleasant Area News

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Update: Dallas Police Shooting Suspect Arrested

  Two Dallas police officers and a civilian, who was a store loss prevention officer, were shot at The Home Depot in northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. A male officer was shot in the head and a female officer was shot in the face. The suspect,  29 year old Armando Juarez ...

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Jamie Foxx Coming To Jarvis

  Actor, comedian Jamie Foxx to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis Hawkins, TX – Actor, comedian and singer Mr. Jamie Foxx will receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Jarvis Christian College during the 2018 Spring Commencement activities May 5, 2018, in the E.W. Rand Center. Mr. Foxx was born ...

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Kilgore ISD Bus Crash

Tuesday morning at approximately 7:11 am there was a two-vehicle crash involving a Kilgore ISD bus and a passenger car. A 16-year-old male driver of the passenger car was traveling north on CR-165 when he became distracted. He failed to control his speed and rear-ended the bus. Three children on ...

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MPISD – News

  April is Occupational Therapy Month Molly Moss and Judy Schmidt Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to ...

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Lone Star Award Winners

Lone Star Land Steward Regional Award Winners Announced AUSTIN – As anyone with a plot of Texas dirt they can call their own will attest, land stewardship doesn’t happen; it requires effort. Those who can keep their land productive in tough times, as well as good, are true conservation heroes. ...

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UPDATE One Dead, Three Critical After Hopkins County Crash

UPDATE One man is dead, and his wife and two children are in critical condition after a crash Monday afternoon on Hwy 19 north of Sulphur Springs. Dying at Tyler was 52-year-old Scott Owen overnight, and his wife Jennifer remains in ICU. Two teens, 15-year-old Michaela and 14-year-old Dalton, are listed in ...

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Former Hoops Star Sentenced In Hopkins County

    The former University of Memphis and University of Tennessee basketball star has been sentenced in Hopkins County District Court to prison after his probation on drug charges was revoked. Cornelius “Scooter” McFadgon, 35, who also played in the European Basketball League, had been arrested in 2014 for possession ...

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Women Sentenced In Hopkins County For Violating Probation

Two women were sentenced to prison in Hopkins County after their probations were revoked. Receiving five years was 34-year-old Shelby Lynn Lyons for tampering with evidence. Receiving six years was 38-year-old Tina Valerie Darlin Boles, for possession of more than one but less than four grams of a controlled substance.

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Sexual Assault Charges Dropped Against NE Texas Middle School Students

    Bowie County authorities have dropped sexual assault charges against five Pleasant Grove middle school basketball players. They had allegedly attacked another student on their school bus on the way back to Texarkana after a basketball game in Paris. Three of the boys, however, received deferred prosecution for disorderly ...

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Two Camp County Animals Test Postive For Rabies

  Pittsburg Police report that two animals have tested positive for rabies in Pittsburg/Camp County within the past 30 days. One was a dog and the second was a skunk that was seen fighting with a dog. In both of these cases, the dogs had not been vaccinated for rabies ...

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Arson Suspected In Wood County House Fire

    A Hawkins family is homeless after a fire destroyed their house. Wood County fire officials say the blaze did not start accidentally. Several hours before the fire, a man staying with the homeowner’s family broke out several windows. Timothy Robinson turned himself in at the Wood County Jail and ...

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Parolee Jailed In Titus County

    Thirty-seven-year-old Henry Calvin Willis is in the Titus County Jail for possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. Bond was set at $15,000. Bond was denied, however, on an additional charge of violating his parole.

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ET Medical Helicopter Just Misses Hitting Drone

    similar helicopter Authorities are investigating a near miss between a UT-Health East Texas helicopter ambulance and a drone in Dallas. The Air 1 helicopter dropped off a patient at Children’s Medical Center and after taking off, the pilots noticed a drone in their airspace. They had to take evasive ...

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Tx Pardons And Paroles Denies Clemency

    The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles unanimously has refused a clemency request from a Texas inmate set for execution tomorrow night. A jury condemned 31-year-old Erick Davila, a former Fort Worth street gang member, for fatally shooting a five-year-old girl and her grandmother.

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Jarvis Christian College Announces Keynote Speaker

‘Black Panther’ author Jesse J. Holland keynote speaker for Jarvis Christian College 2018 Spring Commencement Hawkins, TX – Mr. Jesse J. Holland, Race and Ethnicity writer for the Associated Press, will give the keynote address during Jarvis Christian College’s 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, ...

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MPISD – News

  MPJHS Student Honored by Duke University The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is honoring Samantha McClenan, a seventh-grader at Mount Pleasant Junior High School, for her exceptional scores on the ACT. Duke TIP identifies students across the United States who have achieved scores on the ACT or ...

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If Your Teen Texts ’99,’ What Does It Mean?

Cracking the Code: 37 texting acronyms and abbreviations every parent should know Omaha World-Herald- If your teen has a smartphone, there’s a good chance they’re familiar with a list of acronyms, abbreviations and short-hand to they’re incorporating into their messages. As an educator of teens and young adults, I hear ...

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Apr 23)

Stacie Robbins Friday afternoon, Paris Police arrested Stacie Robbins, 41, in the 700-block of SE 33rd.  Robbins had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. They found him in possession of identifying information of another person as well as drug paraphernalia. Ricky Butler Friday evening officers arrested Ricky Butler, 27, in the 1300-block ...

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NE Texas Pharmacist Jailed

    A Northeast Texas pharmacist has pleaded guilty to five felony drug charges. Authorities are accusing 33-year-old David Tetreau of selling prescription drugs and marijuana to an undercover Texarkana Texas Police informant. The judge will determine whether to accept the plea bargain. The next court date is set for ...

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