Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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In 1910 Pittsburg, you wouldn't hop in your car or catch a plane to go on summer vacation. Railway travel was the norm and Pittsburg was lucky enough to have two rail stations in town. Check out this advertisement that ran in the July 29, 1910 issue of the Pittsburg Gazette. The Cotton Belt... + continue reading
Monday, July 27, 2015
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Pittsburg EMS and firefighters assist the driver of a wrecked Ford Edge Monday morning. The wreck took place at the intersection of Lafayette Street and North Greer Boulevard between the Edge and a Chevrolet Silverado. Traffic backed up along North Greer for a short time. Photo by Tori Lyle + continue reading
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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State Rep. Bryan Hughes, left, chats with Charles Wilson, co-owner of The Drugstore and Daily Grind during the business’s ribbon cutting July 15. The Drugstore offers customers a drive through for both prescriptions and coffee/café use. They also carry a large line of over the counter... + continue reading
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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A familiar landmark in downtown Pittsburg is set to disappear this summer. Pittsburg City Council voted July 13 to approve a demolition permit for the old Pilgrim Bank building at 237 Jefferson Street. The building was first constructed in the 1970s, but has been out of use since the Pilgrim... + continue reading
Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Jayda Ely, 9, of Pittsburg, is wrapped in two ball pythons at the Snake Encounters event held at the Pittsburg Public Library July 15. Daryl Sprout of Dallas owns nearly 30 snakes and travels around the state to educate children and adults about the benefits of these misunderstood reptiles. Photo... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 28/07/15
There are a lot of things going on this weekend in Pittsburg, but here's something you can check out Thursday and Friday -- the Lord's Acre Tag Sale.  July 30-31 Lord’s Acre Tag Sale The First United Methodist Church is preparing for the Lord’s Acre Tag Sale to be held... + continue reading
Monday, 27/07/15
Ample sunshine rules early in the week with high temperatures hovering around the triple-digit mark. Today's high is forecast for 100 degrees with an overnight low of 75. Thunderstorms are expected to move in to the area by Thursday, which is expected to drop temperatures to a balmy 98 degrees... + continue reading

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Thursday, 23/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
For a limited time only, Texas Rose Antiques in downtown Pittsburg is home to antiques and vintage household goods. Dianne Adams of Pittsburg recently sold her home and is selling off the contents of 35 years’ worth of collecting. She has moved her things into 152 Quitman, former home of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
Pittsburg Hot Links has a history that almost exceeds that of Pittsburg itself. The tradition of the glorified link began in 1897 with Mr. Charlie Hasselback. Mr. Hasselback was of German descent and he resided in Camp County. The first hot links were sold over the counter to be prepared at home.... + continue reading
Tuesday, 21/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
Several downtown buildings were vandalized between Monday night and Tuesday morning. The blue spray painted symbol "SURx13" or in some places "x13" could be found on several walls and in alleyways. Pittsburg Hot Links, the New Beginnings Community Church building and the... + continue reading
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Thursday, 16/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
By Tori Lyle news@campcountynow.com Two points cost Pittsburg’s 7on7 football team a chance at competing nationally Thursday, July 9, in a game against students from Hamshire-Fannett High... + continue reading

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Thursday, 23/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
I shudder to think of the tales my kids have told about me. Not that I’ve done bad things, mind you, but little kids will rat you out like a mob stoolie about stuff you didn’t even know... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 0 comment(s)
Bates and Angie Duncan of Pittsburg are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Aaron Kyle Duncan to Jessica Victoria Ericson. The bride’s parents are Earle... + continue reading