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Gov. Abbott Sued By Own Party Over Early Voting Decision

SomeSome Republicans are asking the Texas Supreme Court to block the state’s expanded early voting period. Early voting was initially scheduled to begin October 19 but is October 13. The GOP members are looking to overturn Gov. Abbott’s executive order, which added six days to the state’s early voting period ...

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Visitations To Nursing Homes Could Be Delayed.

Governor Abbott’s order allowing essential caregivers to visit nursing homes and long-term care facilities takes effect today. Still, it’s most likely going to take at least a couple more weeks before it becomes a reality. Texas Health and Human Services Wednesday released 14 pages of rules for visitation at nursing ...

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Sep
24
Thu
MPISD
Sep 24 all-day

Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • Football

MPHS JV @ Wylie East (away), 5:30 p.m.

MPHS Freshmen vs. Wylie East (home), 5:30 p.m.

  • Tennis

MPHS JV vs. Marshall (home), 3:30 p.m.

  • Volleyball

MPJH 7A &8A vs. Pine Tree (home), 4:30 p.m.

Bogata Famer’s Market
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From farm to table, Bogata presents Bogata Famer’s Market. Locally grown, locally made, locally crafted. Thursday (Sep 24) from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Four Way (Hwy 271 at 37).

Bogata Farmer’s Market
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From farm to table, presenting the Bogata Farmer’s Market. Locally grown, locally made, locally crafted. Thursday (Aug 13), Friday (Sep 4), and Thursday (Sep 24), from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Four-Way, US 271 at 37.

Sep
25
Fri
MPISD
Sep 25 all-day

Friday, September 25, 2020

  • End of the 1st six weeks for 5th-12th grades
  • GT referral period ends at 3:00 p.m.
  • CDC Fall pictures, 3 & 4 year-olds
  • Football

MPHS Varsity vs. Wylie East (home), 7:30 p.m.

  • MPHS Speech & Debate @ The Bear Cat Swing CyWoodsBridgeland TFA (online)
Sep
26
Sat
MPISD
Sep 26 all-day

Saturday, September 26, 2020

  • Cross Country

MPHS @ Nicole Leman Invitational @ LeTourneau University (away)

  • MPHS Speech & Debate @ Five Star Invitational MacArthur HS (online)
Tour de Paris
Sep 26 all-day

The 36th Annual Tour de Paris is officially on for Saturday (Sep 26). This year, to be safe, it’s pre-registration only. We must receive registrations by Wednesday (Sep 23). You can pick up pre-registration packets Friday and Saturday (Sep 25-26) 6:00 am until 7:00 am at the Love Civic Center Pavilion. There is no official start time to encourage social distancing, and you may begin your ride after registration pickup, but all riders must start by Saturday at 8:30 am. Rest stops will open at 7:30 am on Saturday. Please, no gatherings at any rest stop. After finishing, a complimentary pre-packaged ‘get and go meal’ will be available at the pavilion. All pre and post-ride activities have been canceled, which will allow everyone to be socially distanced and enjoy the ride!

Sep
28
Mon
Walk 122 Miles
Sep 28 – Oct 3 all-day

The Mount Pleasant Law Enforcement Association, in association with the Code 9 Project, is hosting “Strides for Blue 122.” The Code 9 project raises awareness for PTSD and law enforcement suicides.

The event is a five-day walk, which will begin Mount Pleasant at the civic center at 10:00 am on Monday (Sep 28), and those involved will walk the 122 miles to Dallas, ending Saturday (Oct 3).

Sep
30
Wed
Red River Valley Fair
Sep 30 all-day

Red River Valley Fair is coming up Wednesday through Saturday (Sep 30-Oct 3)! Come out for the Commercial Exhibits, Home and Garden Showcase, live music, some funtastic rides, and FAIR FOOD! There’ll also be Kornpop’s Comedy Magic Show, Ponies & Pals Petting Zoo, Swifty Swine Pig Races, and the Globe of Death Squad. And did we say FAIR FOOD? That’s the 2020 Red River Valley Fair Sept 30 through Saturday, Oct 3!

Oct
1
Thu
Red River Valley Fair
Oct 1 all-day

Red River Valley Fair is coming up Wednesday through Saturday (Sep 30-Oct 3)! Come out for the Commercial Exhibits, Home and Garden Showcase, live music, some funtastic rides, and FAIR FOOD! There’ll also be Kornpop’s Comedy Magic Show, Ponies & Pals Petting Zoo, Swifty Swine Pig Races, and the Globe of Death Squad. And did we say FAIR FOOD? That’s the 2020 Red River Valley Fair Sept 30 through Saturday, Oct 3!

Oct
2
Fri
Red River Valley Fair
Oct 2 all-day

Red River Valley Fair is coming up Wednesday through Saturday (Sep 30-Oct 3)! Come out for the Commercial Exhibits, Home and Garden Showcase, live music, some funtastic rides, and FAIR FOOD! There’ll also be Kornpop’s Comedy Magic Show, Ponies & Pals Petting Zoo, Swifty Swine Pig Races, and the Globe of Death Squad. And did we say FAIR FOOD? That’s the 2020 Red River Valley Fair Sept 30 through Saturday, Oct 3!