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Pilgrim Bank sponsors tribute to graduates
Shawn Kennington appointed to Texas Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council
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Come to your census

Did you ever wonder why we do not have the 1890 census? The census was taken and written by hand but by then the computer was invented. Is that a surprise to you? It was to me.

Now is an ideal time to take the first step to fire ant control, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Skewered Shrimp with Roasted Corn and Baby Red Potatoes

Serves 4

Ingredients:

• 1lb large shell-on shrimp

• 2 ears corn, not husked

May is National Moving Month — Tips on hiring a mover you can trust

Moving is more than relocating your belongings to a new home. Whether moving across town or across the country, it requires time, patience, money, and trust.

 

 

Sports

The East Texas Junior Golf Tour is in its fifth year providing summer golf tournaments for East Texas area youth.

Edible plants are not just restricted to fruits and vegetables. Many flowers can be ingested in teas, salads, baked goods, and really any other food item.

Bob Sandlin — EXCELLENT. Water lightly stained; 72 degrees; 0.24’ high. Black bass are excellent on square billed crankbaits, Texas-rigged plastic worms 7-12’.

In response to COVID-19, the Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission approved new Skills initiatives to assist businesses in training and growing their workforce as Texas prepares to reopen

The Northeast Texas Community College Eagle newspaper staff recently learned it won a record-setting 53 awards from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA).

All-District Soccer team announced

The 2020 All-District Soccer picks were announced last week, and the Pirates were notably outstanding on the list.

Opinions

Say “Thank You

Saying “thank you” is a fundamental act that many of us were taught from a very early age. Most of us have also worked at engraining that response into our own children, as well.

LIBRARY Corner

The Pittsburg Library serves the needs of our community in good times and bad. We are reshaping how we do business, so that we can help you do yours. We are open and things are a little different.

Texas bolsters efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19

AUSTIN — Testing, sanitizing and emergency food benefits increased as Texas entered its third month of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

How like a cat

Cats are forever hungry, always begging for more and more; they cry to be let out to chase lizards, birds and other things, then eat them while you’re watching, right in front of your very front do

Crazy Cat Lady

Two weeks ago, I had one cat. His name is Moose, and he’s a giant. To put it in perspective, average indoor cats are between 12 and 16 pounds. Moose weighs 22 pounds.

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You’ll be happy to know that this is the 7th and final chapter of the Pandemic Files. Why so?

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Lifestyle

Gordon Mattison American Legion Post 422 invites everyone to its annual Memorial Day program.

The Ebenezer Cemetery Board has decided it is in the best interest during COVID-19 that we cancel the annual memorial day at the cemetery.

The Northeast Texas Community College Continuing Education Department is pleased to offer the community a variety of free online training opportunities.

Area community banks have partnered with Northeast Texas Community College to offer graduating high school seniors a buy-one-get-one-free class during NTCC’s summer term.

What can we do about poison ivy?

Most of us, at one time or other, have felt the itch of poison ivy. Ironically, of all the species in the world, the only known species to be negatively affected are humans.

Who do we trust?

There is no life that doesn’t have disappointment from time to time. Even with our best made plans, there are times when circumstances and situations turn out way differently than we expected.

Obituaries

Willie Lee Williams passed away May 10, 2020, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in

Zelma Ruth Davis passed away on May 11, 2020, at Focused Care at Mt Pleasant at the age of 90.

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D.W. Lindley, Sr. was not a perfect man, but he is the man that God chose to be our father, grandfather, uncle and friend, and he filled each role well.

Mrs. Darlette Nunley, age 53, of Pittsburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Pittsburg. Mrs. Nunley was born July 13, 1966, to Wayne and Janice Fox Lineberger in Pittsburg, Texas.

Mary Barrett Osbourn, 83 of Newsome Texas passed away May 4th after a short illness. She is preceded in death by her parents A.J.

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