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Gasoline Down For Holiday?

Com’on now, it’s a Tesla Statewide gas prices have dropped even with 3.2 million Texans planning to travel during the Memorial Day weekend. According to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, the statewide gas price average in Texas is $4.26 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That price is …

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Texas Lottery To Celebrate 30 Years Of Winning

AUSTIN – A year-long celebration culminates May 29, when the Texas Lottery officially observes the 30th anniversary of its startup. On May 29, 1992, the first lottery purchase in Texas was made 47 days ahead of schedule when then-Gov. Ann Richards bought the first ticket – a Lone Star Millions scratch …

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Pittsburg Woman Arrested For Drugs

Teresa Kay Harmon Camp County Deputies arrested Teresa Kay Harmon, 22, of Pittsburg, after a traffic stop last Monday on drug charges. Authorities seized over eight grams of methamphetamine. She was pulled over for a failed license plate light.

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (May 26)

Clint Kyle Wehrmann Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 300-block of NW 19th Wednesday afternoon at 2:32 for displaying expired registration. The officer smelled marijuana, and the driver, Clint Kyle Wehrmann, 39, of Ladonia, admitted to possibly having drugs in the vehicle. The officer located marijuana and more than …

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Richardson ISD Student Arrested After Gun Found In Vehicle

Wednesday morning at 10:55, the Richardson Police Department received a phone call from a business in the 1500-block of East Spring Valley Road reporting a male holding what appeared to be a rifle. They last saw the male walking toward Berkner High School, located at 1600 East Spring Valley Road. …

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May
29
Sun
Decoration Day At Cortznes Cemetery
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Second Annual Decoration Day at Cortznes Cemetery is May 29 

Mount Pleasant, TX – The City of Mt Pleasant welcomes the community to attend the Second Annual Decoration Day at Cortznes Cemetery on May 29 at 3:00 pm. 

Dr. Tony Rundles, Dr. Kirthell, Reverend Lonnie Charles Bell, and the City of Mt Pleasant will participate in the ceremony that offers time to reflect on the memory of loved ones and affirm a commitment to life and living. Mount Pleasant Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr., Mayor Pro Tem Tim Dale, and City Manager Ed Thatcher will represent the city. Councilman Jerry Walker will serve as Master of Ceremonies. 

Cortznes Cemetery is in Southwest Mount Pleasant at South O’Tyson and School Street.

May
31
Tue
MPISD Summer Feeding Program
May 31 all-day

MPISD Announces Summer Feeding Program

The Mount Pleasant Independent School District announces its participation in the Seamless Summer Option for the summer of 2022. This program will allow free meals to be served to children 18 years of age and younger if they come to one of our feeding sites.

Summer meal services will begin May 31, and for that week only, summer meals will be served Tuesday through Thursday.

Beginning on June 6, 2022, summer meals will be served Monday through Thursday until June 23, 2022.

Breakfast and Lunch will be served at the following campuses at times listed beside the campus names:

The High School will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:40 am -12:10 pm

The Jr. High School will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:40 am -12:10 pm 

P E Wallace will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Frances Corprew, Annie Sims, EC Brice, and Vivian Fowler Elementary Schools will serve Breakfast from 7:15 am to 8:00 am, and Lunch from 11:15 am-noon

If you want more information, please call 903-575-2000, visit our website at www.mpisd.net, or text FOODTX to 877-877.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English)

Following Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs can not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provided in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

                       Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

                       1400 Independence Avenue, SW

                       Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

 (3) email:      program.intake@usda.gov. 

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Jun
4
Sat
Northeast Texas Biker’s Church Annual Rally @ 749 E 16th Street ( Hwy 670
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
Jun
6
Mon
MPISD Summer Feeding Program
Jun 6 all-day

MPISD Announces Summer Feeding Program

The Mount Pleasant Independent School District announces its participation in the Seamless Summer Option for the summer of 2022. This program will allow free meals to be served to children 18 years of age and younger if they come to one of our feeding sites.

Summer meal services will begin May 31, and for that week only, summer meals will be served Tuesday through Thursday.

Beginning on June 6, 2022, summer meals will be served Monday through Thursday until June 23, 2022.

Breakfast and Lunch will be served at the following campuses at times listed beside the campus names:

The High School will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:40 am -12:10 pm

The Jr. High School will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:40 am -12:10 pm 

P E Wallace will serve Breakfast from 7:30 – 8:00 am and Lunch from 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Frances Corprew, Annie Sims, EC Brice, and Vivian Fowler Elementary Schools will serve Breakfast from 7:15 am to 8:00 am, and Lunch from 11:15 am-noon

If you want more information, please call 903-575-2000, visit our website at www.mpisd.net, or text FOODTX to 877-877.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English)

Following Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs can not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provided in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

                       Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

                       1400 Independence Avenue, SW

                       Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or 

 (3) email:      program.intake@usda.gov. 

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Jun
9
Thu
Camp Braveheart For Mt Pleasant, Sulphur Springs, Paris
Jun 9 @ 11:06 pm – Jun 24 @ 12:06 am
Jun
10
Fri
Blast From The Past
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Blast From the Past” Friday Night Cruise of Classic Cars is Free, Free, and Everyone Welcome! It is Friday, Jun 10 at 6:00 pm when the cruise leaves the Civic Center promptly. Giant 50s Party Featuring Dale Cummings and “The C” singing all of your favorite hits of the 50s and 60s at the Love Civic Center. Friday Night Cruise Sponsored By is Mike’s Custom Paint & Body Shop. Automatically registered are Cruise participants for a drawing of a Flat Screen HDTV, to be given away at the Friday Night Cruise complements of NAPA Auto Parts in Paris.

Jun
11
Sat
Annual Classic Car Show
Jun 11 all-day

The 14th Annual Classic Car show is at Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate Street, Paris, Saturday, June 11, rain or shine. There are door prizes, food, family fun, free admission, free parking, and a 50/50 pot. The show registration is from 8:00 am until 11:00 am, with the awards presentation at 2:00 pm. Red River Valley Veterans Memorial Museum Inc. is the sponsor and benefits from the event. Richard Drake Construction Company is the trophy sponsor. For more info, go to https://www.rrvvm.org/car-show or call 903-517-2651.

Jun
13
Mon
Red River Genealogical Society’s June Meeting
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

RED RIVER COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY’S JUNE MEETING

The Red River County Genealogical Society announces that Paula Altenbaumer, a Hopkins County Genealogical Society member, will present an entertaining & informative life history of Henry Stout. Stout is an early Texas, Red River, and Hopkins County pioneer, as seen through the eyes of his first wife, Sarah Mary Talbot Stout. This program is Monday, June 13, at the Red River County Chamber of Commerce Meeting room on the square in Clarksville at 7:00 pm. All interested persons are encouraged to come and enjoy the program.

Jun
18
Sat
Morris County Juneteenth @ Daingerfield State Park
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm