Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By SUSAN TAFT Corey Dewayne Wilbert, 36, of Pittsburg has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Julian Benjamin Toro, 19, of Pittsburg. Wilbert was first arrested on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the Camp County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a call... + continue reading
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By DEBBIE KNOX AND SUSAN TAFT Riveting testimony was heard in the murder trial of Samantha Nicole Wohlford, 27, who was fourth person to be convicted in the murder and aggravated kidnapping of Ernest Lee Ibarra, Jr. It took a Camp County jury less than an hour to return a verdict of guilty. It... + continue reading
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By ELLIS KNOX The Pittsburg Cross Country teams ran in the Tyler Lee Cross Country Classic held at the University of Texas in Tyler, Saturday, Sept.9. Lady Pirate Haley Efurd and Pirate Troy Segura both medaled in their separate races. Haley had a time of 12:25 for two miles and Troy clocked a... + continue reading
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By ELLIS KNOX Henderson managed to hold down the Pirates in the last quarter of the highly contested game. Coming into this game both teams were two and zero. The Henderson Lions were much larger on both the offensive and defensive lines. Pitt seemed to be much stronger, so that seemed to offset... + continue reading
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The 2017 Home Coming court are from left to right: Freshman-Raley McCoy; Sophomore-Haley Efurd; Junior-Maliyah Jackson; Senior-Taylor Bullock; Senior-Asia Palmer; Senior-Daisy Portillo; Senior-Sydney Waldrep; Junior-Lessly Garza; Sophomore-Sadie Waldrep, and Freshman-Kyra Mason. The Home Coming... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 09/20/17
The winners of the 2017 Pioneer Days Chili Cook Off are left to right: Chief cook Adam Sitzes, assistant cooks Britt Sitzes, and Dan Moss of Off Duty B-B-Q. + continue reading
Wednesday, 09/20/17
The Lord’s Acre Movement is an international social movement that originated in Bluffton, Ga . in 1922, when Rev. Henry M. Melton asked each of the farmers in his congregation to set aside one acre of farmland, donating the proceeds of “the Lord’s acres” to the church. (Wikipedia). Today, churches... + continue reading

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Pilgrim’s and Pittsburg high school teamed up to sort thousands of supplies into baggies and boxes for delivery to Texans displaced by hurricane Harvey. The boxes contained water and food, the baggies for instance contain things for babies, baby powder, pacifiers, and baby oil, or a man or woman’s... + continue reading
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Pittsburg Intermediate School students heard extraordinary stories by two men whose lives were changed after 9-11-2001. Those two men were Sergeant First Class Sean Becker and Daniel Lockler. Mr. Lockler teaches at the intermediate school now but then was in the Army. Sgt. Becker is an Army... + continue reading
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John and Amy McWhorter and Todd Coleman of Gilmer announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Colin Elizabeth Coleman to Brantly Lane Efurd, son of Greg and Amy Efurd of Pittsburg. The wedding will be held Nov. 4 at First Baptist Church in Gilmer. Grandparents of the... + continue reading

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By ELLIS KNOX The Lady Pirates lost their set to Prairiland, in Pattonville, 3 games to one. Game one: 15-25, Game two: 25-20, Game three: 15-25, and Game four: 14-25. This is the second meeting... + continue reading

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Citizens, government agencies continue hurricane recovery work by ED STERLING AUSTIN — Help-is-on-the-way announcements from the governor’s office came last week as residents of hardhit... + continue reading

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SEPT. 24 Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Lucy Ann Parker will hold a Parker reunion on Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church fellowship building. The building will be open at 10:30 a... + continue reading