Local Area Headlines
With COVID-19 vaccines rolling out, more people are considering traveling this summer. That’s great news for summer vacation plans as well as for scammers. BBB Scam Tracker is receiving reports of con artists creating fake airline ticket booking sites or customer service numbers. If you are buying airfare, use ...Read More »
Front L to R: Sebastian Campos and Abril Ramirez Back L to R: Manoa Bagsic and Pablo Mata The MPHS Goin’ Gold Band announced its Drum Majors for the 2021-2022 season. Head Drum Major is Abril Ramirez, with Assistant Drum Majors Manoa Bagsic, Sebastian Campos, and Pablo Mata.Read More »
Thursday afternoon at 1:16, Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US 79 North approximately three miles east of Carthage in Panola County. The driver of a 2014 Volvo truck towing a semi-trailer was traveling northbound on US-79 when for an unknown reason, the driver of a 2019 Ford F550 ...Read More »
Reece Lantrip Paris Police Officers made contact with Reece Lantrip in the 2400-block of Lamar Avenue. Officers found that Lantrip had warrants for his arrest for Stalking. Lantrip was placed under arrest and taken to jail. Paris Police responded to 123 calls for service and arrested three persons in the ...Read More »
Next Thursday, May 13, at 1:00 pm, the Small Business Team from Texas Economic Development will be hosting a webinar with a panel of experts to discuss the initial steps for starting and operating a business in the state. The webinar will highlight critical sources of information for entrepreneurs ...Read More »
Please join us for a Ribbon-Cutting at House of Smoke BBQ on May 8, 2021, at noon at Barefoot Bay Marina. House of Smoke is out of the Dallas area and is coming to Barefoot Bay Marina every weekend to share their excellent BBQ with us. Chef Ivy Myers is the head Chef and Pitmaster. Chef Ivy has invited us to have our Ribbon-Cutting as part of filming for a food channel on Saturday, May 8 at noon. Please mark your calendars to join us for this fun event in welcoming Chef Ivy and House of Smoke BBQ to Pittsburg and the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce. And while you are there, try some of their mouthwatering BBQ and your not so everyday side dishes.
Please join us in welcoming
House of Smoke BBQ with a Ribbon-Cutting
Saturday, May 8
5245 FM 1520 at Barefoot Bay Marina
First Annual Decoration Day at Cortznes Cemetery is May 9
Mount Pleasant, TX, May 3, 2021- The community is invited to the First Annual Decoration Day at Cortznes Cemetery on Sunday, May 9, at 2:00 pm.
Local clergy, including Dr. Tony Rundles, Dr. Kirthell Roberts, Reverend Lonnie Charles Bell, and Dr. Tommy S. Smith, will conduct the ceremony.
City of Mount Pleasant Tracy Craig, Mayor Pro Tem Tim Dale, and City Manager Ed Thatcher will also provide comments. Councilmember Jerry Walker, who is coordinating the event, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Please plan to attend this opportunity to honor those no longer with us and connect with your community leaders. The cemetery is at 408 S O’ Tyson Ave, Mt Pleasant, Texas, 75455.
If it is raining Sunday afternoon, we will reschedule for Sunday, May 16 at 2:00 pm at the Cortznes Cemetery.
The Child Development Center with Mt. Pleasant ISD is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. The CDC serves children 0-5 years old in high-quality preschool classrooms, as well as pregnant mothers.
Applications may be picked up at the Child Development Center at 1602 West Ferguson Road or printed at www.mpisd.net/cdc/. The CDC serves Titus County children from 6:30 am- 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. Call 903-575-2092 for more information.
In partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services, Jarvis Christian College will host a CONVAX CLINIC on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
Schedule your appointment today!
Pfizer Vaccines Will Be Available!
It is open To The Public!