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ETJGT enjoys better weather in Pittsburg

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Clemens to wed

Luanne and John Taylor and Debbie and Thomas Clemens are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jenny Clemens to Trey Thompson, son of Kim and Bruce Thompson.

Gary George named new Rotary Club president

Last Wednesday, Kay Green stepped down as president of the Pittsburg chapter of the Rotary Club as Gary George took her place.

UT Health East Texas EMS receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Recognition Award

Tyler, Texas (June 30, 2020) — UT Health East Texas EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the tr

June 23, 2020 – Tyler, TX - During the ongoing and unpredictable COVID-19 crisis, many East Texas businesses have been hit hard financially.

A good watermelon is a staple, healthy summer snack, so it is important to know how to pick one, regardless if you are at the grocery store or the local farmers market.

15 YEARS AGO

• Pittsburg’s Main Street program joins 593 other Main Street revitalization programs nationally recognized as 2005 Accredited National Main Street programs.

 

 

Sports

Throwback

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.

Youth golf tour heats up

The East Texas Junior Golf Tour had a wonderful day to play golf…light wind, cool breeze and overcast.

ETJGT enjoys better weather in Pittsburg

The East Texas Junior Golf Tour (ETJGT) headed to Princedale Country Club in Pittsburg Thursday. The day had ideal conditions: eighty-degree weather, a few clouds, and a small breeze.

Have you tried a persimmon lately?

In my preteen years, I used to sit in a persimmon tree (Diospyros kaki) eating the fruit, which is very sweet when ripe.

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.

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2018 Mount Pleasant Salutatorian, Verania Leyva Garcia, has concluded her twoyear stay at Northeast Texas Community College with a decision to transfer to the University of Texas at Austin in the f

Statues of Limitations

Statues are quickly disappearing from America’s landscape – sometimes removed by government officials, other times by unruly mobs.

While businesses are opening back up and restrictions for COVID-19 protections are loosening, the virus is still running rampant in some states.

How prepared is your business for recession resilience?

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has affected the economy as unemployment rates continue to soar and economic output has plunged these past few months. As a result, the U.S.

Tomato blossom end rot

When blossom end rot occurs, it’s usually due to improper watering. Not as common, but just as devastating is a calcium deficiency.

A closer look at

Today, in place of my morning walk, I’ve decided to amble around the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution. This excursion will be far from scholarly, of that you can be certain.

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NTCC receives donations for emergency needs, programs

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received $10,000 from the Trellis Foundation for emergency-related needs.

Not A Number But A Neighbor

Dr.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, TCDD, will co-host Community Conversations across Texas this summer to gather input from people intere

5 YEARS AGO

• An active shooter drill is held at NTCC.

• TEA applauds Pittsburg Intermediate teachers for their efforts in improving students’ education.

Local author James R. Olson releases new publication

Would you risk your life for a couple of kids you don’t even know? [Pittsburg, Texas, June 2020] Award winning author James R.

Colquette to wed Hullett

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Colquette of Tok, Alaska are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Aurora Denali Colquette, to David Timothy Hullett, son of Rev. and Mrs.

Obituaries

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Graveside services for Norma Louise Prestwood, 91, of Pittsburg, will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., at Springhill Cemetery, Naples, Texas with Brother Doye Wilbanks officiating.

BRADSHAW

Graveside services for Mickey Richard Bradshaw, 86, of Pittsburg, will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 26, 2020 at Macedonia Cemetery with Bro. Kyle Smith officiating.

RICHARDSON

Mr. Johnny Paul Richardson, 73, of Pittsburg, Texas was born February 3, 1947 in Pittsburg, Texas to Mr.

NITSON

Bobby Gene Nitson, 79, of Pittsburg, TX, passed away at his home on June 26, 2020.

MCWHORTER

Funeral services for John Roy McWhorter, 84, of Pittsburg, Tx are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the chapel of McWhorter Funeral Home with Rev. Mathew Smith officiating.

Vivian Princella Steward passed away June 26, 2020, at the Pittsburg Nursing Center at the age of 101. Her graveside services will be Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.

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