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Peterbilt tractor-trailer overturns on Hwy. 271
Texas Hot Link Festival rescheduled to June 13
Jail visitation canceled amid Emergency Disaster Declaration
Pittsburg Camp County Public Library joins Chamber
	Porter Cemetery Part 2: WoodmenLife offers help in cleanup, efforts continue in State recognition
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Due to COVID-19, some of these events may have been canceled or postponed. The Gazette is updating this calendar as needed.

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• Former booster club treasurer, Patricia Gail Burton, pleads guilty to theft.

• ETMC offers genetic testing and counsel for breast cancer.

As we all continue to deal with the fallout and effects of the threat of the coronavirus, we know that accurate information is needed by our readers.

Camp Jail Population: 24, 21 males and three females Franklin Jail Population: 10, 9 males and one female




Pirates go 2-2 in Van Tournament

The Pirates played four games in the Van Tournament, Mar. 11-12. The Schedule was bumped up to Thursday and Friday due to the possibility of rain over the weekend.

The 2020 Pirate Baseball Team

The team from left to right on back row: Sophomore John Cummings, Senior John Baxter, Junior Men Oliverez, Sophomore Jaxson Ramsey, Senior Braden Jenkins, Junior Kemarian McMcain (Putt Putt), Se

From Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Week of March 11, 2020

Lady Pirates place second in Longview Tourney

The Longview Two-step Tournament was played Mar. 6 and 7, sponsor by the City of Longview and held in the Lear Park facility.

Mar. 6, Game 1: Loss – 7-3 vs. Ore City

From Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Week of March 4, 2020

Pirates Compete in New Boston track meet

The Pirate boys and girls track team competed in their first track meet over the weekend, Mar. 6, in the 2020 Sibley Brahma Relays in New Boston, at Paul Pewitt High School.


Amid concerns for COVID-19, groceries have been scarce, as have necessities such as textiles and over the counter medicines.

Stepping Aside

It was not their usual way to begin the worship service, but it was Easter Sunday .The choir in the small East Texas church decided to enter the sanctuary with a processional down the center aisle

The Anniversary

Tuesday will be the first anniversary of my dad’s death. I know I have spoken before about how he and his death impacted my life, but this seems like the right time to do it again.

Social Distancing could actually bring us closer

We are hearing a lot about social distancing right now.

She will always be

My little girl defied a pandemic to up and get married last week; said it didn’t matter if only five people wearing surgical masks showed up to watch – she was going to marry that boy no matter wha

Governor takes actions to slow down deadly virus

AUSTIN — Texas is more invested every day in promoting increased and thorough hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and social distancing to reduce cases of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, C

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Steven Curtis Chapman to perform at the Whatley Center

Christian music superstar Steven Curtis Chapman will perform at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on the Northeast Texas Community College Campus on Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

New Year, Same Jesus

It’s the phrase we hear every year that comes along with all of the resolutions: “New year, new me.” Maybe you plan to start eating healthier, or use that gym membership you pay for every month an


Ground breaking ceremonies were held at the new Hanson-Sewell Center location at the corner of Daingerfield and College


Digital Threat Assessment Workshop - Jan. 9 The Digital Threat Assessment workshop addresses the need to keep pace with the ever-evolving technology challenges that schools face.

Ribbon cutting

The Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome A Gypsy’s Clothesline as one of their newest members.

Home for the Holidays

Out & About


Anthony Russell Herndon passed away March 13, 2020 at Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center, Dallas, Texas at the age of 64.


Funeral services for Jewell Hart Matkin, age 96, of Lindale, Texas were on March 12, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Lindale with Dr. Brian Nichols and Rev. David Attebury officiating.

Mrs. Imogene Smith Plumlee, age 87, of Pittsburg, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Mt. Pleasant. She was born November 2, 1932 in Nashville, Arkansas to Dee and Mildred Ludlam Smith.

Charles Alvin Jones passed away March 10, 2020 at his home in Pittsburg, Texas at the age of 76.


Tristan Paul McLeroy was born on October 19th, 1995 in Mt. Pleasant, TX.

Funeral services for Alice Ann Bradshaw, 80, of Pittsburg were at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg.

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