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Paris Police Report For Friday (Dec 6)

Ronald Stone Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 1100-block of Grove St. at 9:03 Thursday night. Officers found a 61-year-old male with a large laceration to his face and neck. The victim reported that when he arrived home, his wife and a 60-year-old man named Ronald Stone had ...

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One Dead In East Texas Officer-Involved Shooting

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office identified the man killed Thursday morning in an officer-involved shooting as 31-year old Demetrius Williams. A press release from Harrison County said that the  SWAT team got involved in a shooting incident while they were serving a narcotics warrant. Williams had attempted to flee the ...

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Kilgore Man Jailed In Gregg County

Bond is $37,500 for 31-year-old Clay Garcia, of Gladewater, who Kilgore Police arrested. They charged him with felony possession of a controlled substance and tamper or fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair, and a misdemeanor.

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East Texas Man Sentenced In Hopkins County For Indecency

Anthony Michael Luft Hopkins County Jail Reportedly, 41-year-old Anthony Michael Luft, of Grand Saline, pleaded guilty in Hopkins County to indecency with a child by sexual contact. A sentencing hearing was held and District Judge Eddie Northcutt gave him ten years in prison. The offense occurred in Sulphur Springs and ...

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Dec 6 all-day


Friday, December 6, 2019

  • CDC Head Start Parent Break, 7:25 a.m.
  • CDC Nutrition Class, 8:00 a.m.
  • Wallace 5th & 6th-grade SCI benchmark
  • Wallace Choir Christmas concert, 7:00 p.m.
  • MPJH Choir Christmas concert,
  • MPHS Speech & Debate @ Longhorn Classic in Austin
  • Basketball

MPHS Boys 9th & JV @ Tatum tournament (away)

MPHS Boys Varsity @ Tatum (away), 6:00 p.m.

MPHS Girls JV @ Winnsboro tournament, (away)

MPHS Girls Varsity @ Chapel Hill tournament

4H Christmas Card Fundraiser
Dec 7 all-day

There are only ten days left to order Christmas Cards!

You can purchase a multipack of all five winning designs from our Christmas Card Contest, or a single design pack – all cards were designed by Texas 4-H members.

We mail orders out the same day they are placed, so plenty of time to get them out before Christmas! 

Just a reminder, proceeds from this fundraiser will go into our County Grant Program. The Grant Program’s applications are open for this quarter until Dec. 31. 

Share with your friends, families, and volunteers! We want to make both this fundraiser & our Grant Program a success! 

Emily Gainey | Program Coordinator

Blood Drive – Hughes Springs
Dec 7 all-day

LifeShare Blood Drive is on Saturday (Dec 7) at the Masonic Lodge,

918 E. 1st Street, Hughes Springs. 

Melanie Eaves

LifeShare Blood Center

Account Manager – Texarkana

Dec 7 all-day


Saturday, December 7, 2019

  • Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade
  • MPHS Speech & Debate @ Longhorn Classic in Austin
  • Basketball

MPJH Girls 7A & 8A in Mount Pleasant Classic tournament (home)

MPHS Boys 9th & JV @ Tatum tournament (away)

MPHS Girls JV @ Winnsboro tournament, (away)

MPHS Girls Varsity @ Chapel Hill tournament


Toys For Tots Shoot
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paris Skeet And Trap Club Toys For Tots Shoot

The Paris Skeet and Trap Shotgun Sports Club, at 4867 Farm Road 79 in Paris, is hosting a Toys for Tots benefit shoot on Saturday (Dec 7) starting at 9:00 am. Bring a new unwrapped toy with a value of $25.00 or higher, or a cash donation of $25.00 or greater. Bring your Shotgun and a minimum of 50 rounds of ammo. It is a fun shoot for a great cause. Lunch will be at noon at Paris Harley Davidson, 2875 Northeast Loop 286. Come out and join us for fun and a great cause.

Living Truth Fellowship
Dec 8 all-day

We are going to have an exclusive Sermon Series entitled “The Cast of Christmas.” It will begin on Friday (Dec 1) and will end on Christmas Eve, with a live stream Communion Service. We provide a nursery every Sunday morning. It is at Living Truth Fellowship, 523 Dunn Ave., in Mt Pleasant. Here is a link for the online calendar (https://goo.gl/maps/eaBKSo4Ze31XN79A9)

Contact information is as follows:

Phone: 903-577-1320 (Office)

Email: pastor@ltfmp.net

MPHS – Football Banquet
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm