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Michael Martin Murphey In Concert

Michael Martin Murphey will perform his beloved Cowboy Christmas show at The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College on Monday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for students. You can purchase seats online at www.whatleycenter.com or by calling the box office …

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Paris Police Report For Monday (Nov 29)

Paris Police responded to the 1600-bock of N. Main St at 7:49 Friday night about a hit and run accident. The victims reported that an unknown dark-colored vehicle struck their vehicle from behind and then fled the scene. They last saw it headed eastbound of Hickory St. The owner had …

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New COVID Strain Has Health Officials On Alert

A new strain of COVID, which is surging through Africa, has public health leaders worried because it could be more transmissible than the Delta variant. Baylor infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez says the United States needs to be watching this closely. And that includes COVID booster shots. The president’s …

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U.S. Senate To Consider Biden Spending Bill

The U.S. Senate is back at work today and scheduled to discuss the President’s trillion-dollar spending package. Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn thinks it will fail. The President’s “Build Back Better” plan includes several immigration provisions. It would protect some young migrants from deportation and extend work permits for other …

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Nov
30
Tue
MPISD
Nov 30 all-day

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

  • Wallace Christmas pictures
  • MPHS attendance make-up hours, 4:00–6:00 pm
  • Basketball

MPHS Lady Tiger JV, Varsity at Edgewood (away), 5:00 pm

MPHS Tiger freshmen, JV & Varsity vs. Royse City (home), 5:30 pm

Dec
1
Wed
MPISD
Dec 1 all-day

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

  • Corprew Canned Food Drive
  • Wallace picture retakes
  • Wallace Christmas pictures

MPHS Health Science Practicum I & II parent meeting, Admin building, 5:30 pm

Dec
2
Thu
Carols In The Park – Pittsburg
Dec 2 – Dec 4 all-day

Movie in the Park at Home for the Holidays

Pilgrim Plaza Park

5:30 pm

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and watch a family-friendly Christmas movie at Pilgrim Plaza. Enjoy food from Decadent Delights and Bailey Boys and The Hungry Lady food trucks while watching the movie.

What movie you’d like to see?

FREE Trolley Rides to the Carols in the Park from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Home for Holidays on Saturday (Dec 4). The Trolley Stop will be at Pendergrass Park.

LIKE our Home for Holidays Facebook page to stay informed about what’s happening at Home for the Holidays and other Christmas events around town. 

Thanks to Pilgrim Bank for sponsoring the movie in the Park and Pilgrim’s- Mt. Pleasant/Pittsburg for being Home for the Holidays event sponsor.

MPISD
Dec 2 all-day

Thursday, December 2, 2021

  • CDC PATH to Reading, EHS 3:15 p.m.; HS/PreK 5:00 pm
  • Brice 3rd grade program, 6:00 pm
  • Corprew Canned Food Drive
  • Wallace Science benchmark
  • Wallace Christmas pictures
  • Wallace Band concert, Wallace gym, 7:00 pm
  • MPHS NHS meeting, 7:30 am
  • MPHS Choir at Pre-Area auditions, Region 8 ESC
  • MPHS attendance make-up hours, 4:00–6:00 pm
  • MPHS Health Science Practicum I & II parent meeting, Admin building, 5:30 pm
  • Basketball

MPJH Lady Tigers 7A, 7B, 8A & 8B vs. Marshall (home), 4:30 pm

MPJH Tigers 7A, 7B, 8A & 8B at Marshall (away), 5:00 pm

MPHS Lady Tiger JV, Varsity at Winnsboro tournament (away)

MPHS Tiger freshmen & JV at Tatum tournament (away)

Dec
3
Fri
MPISD
Dec 3 all-day

Friday, December 3, 2021

  • Corprew Canned Food Drive 
  • Wallace Science benchmark
  • Wallace Christmas pictures
  • MPHS Speech & Debate at University of Texas Longhorn Classic
  • MPHS TAFE Area 6 competition, Region 8
  • MPHS TxPSTA at Law Enforcement/Fire Fighter competition, Grand Prairie
  • Basketball

MPHS Lady Tiger JV, Varsity at Winnsboro tournament (away)

MPHS Tiger freshmen & JV at Tatum tournament (away)

Learn About CASA
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join CASA of Titus, Camp, and Morris counties at Starbucks in Mt. Pleasant on Friday (Dec 3) from 8:00 am until 10:00 am and learn more about what a CASA Advocate does and how you can become a volunteer helping out children in our communities. In addition, if you bring three gift cards for Christmas for the children, you will receive a free coffee!

Dec
4
Sat
Christmas Photo – Pittsburg
Dec 4 all-day

The Northeast Texas GellyBall Course will be open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost is $5. The course will be on the road between the Rural Heritage Museum and the Parking Lot at Pendergrass Park.

Stop by Pendergrass Park and take your families Christmas Card photo
in front of the Pittsburg Mercantile.

Thank you to the 20th Century Club for creating this beautiful setting at Pendergrass Park for Pittsburg to enjoy this Christmas season.

The 20th Century Club invites you to decorate the Christmas Tree at the Gazebo. Please bring your favorite ornament or make a family ornament and place it on the tree to hang during this Christmas season. All decorations will stay on the tree until Jan 1. Then you can come back and take home your ornament.

Stop in at City Hall and purchase one of these

Home for the Holidays T-Shirts for $20. 

It is a fundraiser provided by the City of Pittsburg to raise money to improve our Christmas Lights in downtown Pittsburg. They will also have a booth at Home for the Holidays on Saturday (Dec 4), and you can also purchase the shirts there.  

Home For The Holidays – Pittsburg
Dec 4 all-day

Home For The Holidays

Saturday, December 4, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm

Pendergrass Park

140 Quitman Street

Downtown Pittsburg

Home for the Holidays Schedule of Events:

 9:00 am Christmas Market Opens at Pendergrass Park

10:00 am Parade Begins

10:30 am Pittsburg HS Band, and Majorettes Perform at The Gazebo

10:45 am Pittsburg HS, and Junior High Cheerleader Perform at The Gazebo

11:00 am Pictures with Santa at Pendergrass Park

11:00 am Sway Poles Show over Pendergrass Park

11:30 am First Baptist Church Choir Performs at The Gazebo

Noon Trolley Rides begin at Pendergrass Park

Noon Sway Poles Show over Pendergrass Park

12:30 pm Dulcimers Perform at Pendergrass Park

 1:00 pm Sway Poles Show over Pendergrass Park

 1:30 pm Performance from “It’s a Wonderful Life” at The Gazebo

 2:00 pm FUMC Carols in the Park Opens

 2:00 pm Class Reunion Quartet Performs at The Gazebo

 4:00 pm Everything closes at Pendergrass Park

 5:00 pm Food Trucks at Pilgrim Plaza open

 5:30 pm Movies at Pilgrim Plaza

 Dusk Tunnel of Lights & Downtown Light comes on

  6:00 pm FUMC Carols in the Park re-opens for the evening  

While shopping at the Christmas Market, drinking Hot Chocolate, and listening to Christmas music at The Gazebo, take in the Sway Pole act performing right over your head. Showtimes are at 11:00, noon, and 1:00.

Sway Pole Show

Thank you to Debby Shock at Bravo Entertainment for donating us this act.

It will be the Sway Poles’ first time anywhere in East Texas. 

MPISD
Dec 4 all-day

Saturday, December 4, 2021

  • MPHS Speech & Debate at University of Texas Longhorn Classic
  • MPHS TxPSTA at Law Enforcement/Fire Fighter competition, Grand Prairie
  • Basketball

MPHS Lady Tiger JV, Varsity at Winnsboro tournament (away)

MPHS Tiger Varsity at Red River Classic (away)

MPHS Tiger freshmen & JV at Tatum tournament (away)

Dec
6
Mon
Medicare Open Enrollment
Dec 6 all-day

From the Ark-Tex Council of Governments, Medicare Open Enrollment is now through Tuesday, Dec. 7. Don’t get all shook up about Medicare. They can help! Trained staff will be available to give you free, impartial assistance about your Medicare Enrollment. Review and Compare:
– Plan changes for 2022
– Medicare Plans and Premiums
– Medicare Part D Prescriptions
– Drug Plans
Call 1-800-372-4464 to set an appointment? Do you need help paying for your Medicare prescriptions? Ask them about Extra Help!