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The Pittsburg City Council voted at its July 9 meeting to participate with a coalition of Texas cities in opposing a plan by Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) to build its Wind Catcher W

GAZETTE PHOTO / ELLIS KNOX

Camp County Commissioners were lucky the morning was cool when they met July 11.

GAZETTE PHOTO / ELLIS KNOX

Camp County Commissioners announced last week that construction has begun on a $500,000 contract to upgrade the county’s aging energy infrastructure.

Sports

COURTESY PHOTO

The Lady Pirates basketball team attended the Texas A&M University Team Camp, at College Station, Friday, June 29, Saturday, June 30 and Sunday July 1.

Introducing new a Pirate Coach Billy Hashaway, III. Hashaway was raised here in Pittsburg, and played his high school football for the hometown Pirates.

From Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Week of July 11, 2018

Opinions

I find myself once again finding fault with “The Way I See It” column by Ellis Knox. In his column “The Left leaning press”, July 5, 2018, Mr. Knox made a false statement.

Mr. Knox’ column in the July 12, 2018 Gazette had several points that bear clarification.

With President Trump’s choice of another Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, the left has already run to their microphones and computers to scream bloody murder. No dark pun intended.

Lifestyle

GAZETTE PHOTO / LYNDA STRINGER

With summer vacations in full swing, criminals are likely to be ramping up their efforts to take advantage of road trippers at the gas pump.

PHOTO BY SUSAN TAFT

“Cleve dropped the hammer on a .50 round, and as it left the barrel it had death written all over it.”

COURTESY PHOTO / CATHY BOARD

Pittsburg native Tommy Board was sworn for his fifth term in the U.S. Air Force.

Obituaries

Mr. Roy Lee “John” Kirkes, 91, of Pittsburg passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Pittsburg. He was born on Feb. 15, 1927 in Tuskahoma, Okla.

Kenneth Bowser, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 10 at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 14 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church with Rev.

Don N. Glover, 76, was born March 3, 1942 in Linden to Newton Judon Glover and Lilly Joyce Glover and passed away at his home on July 15, 2018.

The Pittsburg Gazette

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