Beginning July 27, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) now electronically posts to its website COVID-19 case counts and deaths by facility name for state supported living centers,
5 YEARS AGO
• Downtown buildings are vandalized overnight. Surx13 is left on six buildings, including New Beginnings Community Church.
10 YEARS AGO: FM 3535 is still in its planning stage. It will go west from US Hwy 271, near the Pilgrim freezer plant.
By Chuck Johns
Continued from the file of John C. Porter. Mr. Porter tells of a drought in 1860 which caused a very hot summer.
By Glenda Kinard
Ed Sterling wrote this column for almost three decades, so let’s open by celebrating his contributions to the Texas Press Association and its members.
By Capital Highlights By Chris Cobler,
A big question on everyone’s mind of late has been the upcoming high school football season.
By Toni Walker
On July 22, Power Showcase, a national event featuring the country’s most prolific young baseball players, announced that 13-year-old Pittsburg native Landon Graham was selected for the All-America
By Di Duncan
The Southeastern Louisiana Lions football team announced on July 15 that Pittsburg native Jaylon Jimmerson had been placed on the second All-Conference team on the defensive line.
By Di Duncan
From Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Week of July 1, 2020
GAZETTE ARCHIVE PHOTOS
Bob Sandlin — GOOD. Water lightly stained; 85 degrees; 0.22’ high. Black bass are good on jigs, senkos, crankbaits and plastic worms in 8-15’ near brushy coves, rocky shorelines, and docks.
By From Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Week Of June 17, 2020
The East Texas Junior Golf Tour had a wonderful day to play golf…light wind, cool breeze and overcast.
“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day” with me waking up every morning trying to remember if I brushed my teeth the night before and wondering why I’m quot
By The View From A Farr By Tracy Farr
I was going through Facebook about a year after I married my husband, and I saw a post that said, “If it won’t matter in five years, don’t spend five minutes worrying about it.” This is one of the
By A Fresh Take A Column By Di Duncan
I attended the Naples Rodeo Saturday evening, and there was a ton of amazing cowboys and cowgirls who took part in everything from steer wrestling and team roping to barrel racing and bull riding.
By From My Perspective By Toni Walker
Last week, I was on my best behavior! I only attacked the front windows 47 times. That’s a new record for me!
By Millie The Office Cat
The Pittsburg Library’s Summer Reading Program is coming to an end. Please turn in all reading logs on or before this Friday, July 31st.
By Lily Jesmore
Fannie Lou Garrett, 86, formerly of Daingerfield passed away on Friday July 17, 2020 at Golden Creek Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Navasota Texas.
Social distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19.
By Kay Ledbetter
Steve and Weida Borkowski recently presented the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation with a $1,000 scholarship.
The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $2,000 donation from the family of Maria Souza.
I’ve written before about the intelligence of plants. They don’t have eyes, but see; don’t have mouths, but can talk; don’t have ears but hear; don’t have fingers, but can touch; and so on.
By David Wall
When Bill Friberg purchased the brandywine tomato plants shown above, he says they were only 4 inches tall.
Pittsburg Church of the Nazarene announced that Don Sides has been selected as their interim pastor, beginning July 5.
Graveside services for Kenneth Richard Taft, 88, of Pittsburg were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Leesburg Cemetery. The Rev.
Leroy Duran, Jr., 57 of Pittsburg passed away Friday, July 24,2020 at The Hospice of East Texas Tyler. Mr.
Gary W. Walton, 68, of Arp, Texas, passed away at 10:20pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 with his daughter by his side.
Service for Jackie Sims Hawkins, 79, of Pittsburg, will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church, Pittsburg.
Tollie Lee Pilgrim, Jr., age 81, passed away on July 15, 2020 in Grapevine, TX. He will be remembered as a loving father, husband, uncle and friend to all who knew and loved him.
Funeral Mass for Michelle Lynn Baxter Stroh will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg with Father Robert Cigainero officiating.
The Pittsburg Gazette
Pittsburg, TX 75686