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Posted on: June 26, 2020

EXPLORING MOUNT PLEASANT PARKS | 06/26/20 |

Heritage Park Bridge

Stay Safe, Outdoors!

Now, more than ever, parks and trails have played a critical and essential role in the quality of life in every U.S. community as citizens can get out for those much-needed walks, runs or bike rides and still maintain social distance.

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: June 22, 2020

JUNETEENTH OAKLAND PARK DEDICATION | 06/22/20 |

Oaklawn Park Sign

City of Mount Pleasant Recognized Juneteenth with Oaklawn Park Dedication Service

It was a great community turn-out at the  Juneteenth 2020 Dedication Service honoring the Westside Pioneers of Softball and Wright Patman Johnson, Sr., and Joe Trayl...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: June 16, 2020

MAYOR'S STATEMENT ON JUNE 20 PARADE | 06/16/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

We want you to know that the City, County and its law enforcement agencies are fully aware of, prepared for and supportive of a Peace Parade/March planned for this Saturday. It will begin at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center at 11 a.m. and conclude at the C...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: June 16, 2020

THE PIONEERS OF SOFTBALL | 06/16/20 |

Oaklawn Park Dedication

City of Mount Pleasant Recognizes Juneteenth with Oak Lawn Park Dedication Service at 6 p.m.

(En español)

Another hard day’s work, family dinner served, dishes dried and put away. Then off went the apron, and on went the softball glove....

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: June 7, 2020

MAYOR TRACY CRAIG, Sr. STATEMENT ON PEACE PARADE | 06/07/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig with Mount Pleasant Law Enforcement

A DAY I WILL NEVER FORGET...

Yesterday was a day that I will never forget as our community came together peacefully, and safely in cars, to demonstrate our desire to create stronger relationships based upon understanding and trust.

While we all continue to ...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: June 6, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM THE CITY MANAGER | 06/06/20 |

City Manager Ed Thatcher

City of Mt. Pleasant Statement Regarding Peace Parade Today

On behalf of the City of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, I can say that we join communities across the nation and around the world in our outrage at the killing of George Floyd.

We are aware of the Peace Para...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: May 21, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM MAYOR TRACY CRAIG, Sr. | 05/21/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

REMEMBERING OUR FORMER COUNCIL MEMBER

On behalf of the City of Mount Pleasant, I want to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Dorisula (Sue) Hawkins, who passed away on Sunday, May 17, at the age of 78.

Dr. Hawkins holds an important place in...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: May 12, 2020

LANDFILL CONVENIENCE STATION | 05/12/20 |

Republic Services Logo

Pleasant Oaks Landfill Convenience Station Re-opens May 16

(En español)

Republic Services, Inc. has announced that it will re-open the Pleasant Oaks Landfill convenience station on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon beginning May 16. The landfill is l...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: May 7, 2020

THE U.S. CENSUS MATTERS | 05/07/20 |

Reminder to complete the 2020 Census.

The 2020 U.S. Census: Why It Matters More than Ever during COVID-19

(En español)The 2020 census matters now more than ever, even though we are experiencing an unparalleled period of upheaval in our businesses, our schools and our lives due to CO...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: April 23, 2020

SEVERE WEATHER PREPARATION | 04/23/20 |

Tornado in an open field

Don’t let Tornadoes Take You by Surprise

(En español)Our thoughts and prayers are with the Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma communities that were hit by tornadoes and experienced the loss of lives and properties last night.

This is a diffi...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: April 20, 2020

HOMETOWN HEROES | 04/20/20 |

MPFD Firetruck in bay

Mount Pleasant Fire Fighters Celebrate Local Kids with a Fire Truck Drive-By

(En español)The Mount Pleasant Fire Department wants to help celebrate your child’s birthday or special occasion with a fire truck drive-by! Our fire fighters...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH | 04/15/20 |

National Child Abuse Awareness Month graphic

Going Blue for the Kids - National Child Abuse Prevention Month

(En español)

Abuse awareness is more important than ever as children Shelter In Place with stressed out, abusive household members. If you suspect domestic abuse, report it to 1-800-...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 23, 2020

CURFEW FOR MINORS | 03/23/20 |

MPPD Officer in police cruiser looking at computer screen

CURFEW HOURS FOR MINORS 17 AND UNDER

10 p.m. to 6 a.m. – 7 DAYS PER WEEK | STRICTLY ENFORCED

The City of Mount Pleasant Police Department will strictly enforce curfew hours for minors (17 years old and younger) that are now 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Citat...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 19, 2020

PUBLIC HEATH DISASTER DECLARATIONS

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas, County and City Issue Public Health Disaster Declarations

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Texas officials have issued a statewide public health disaster declaration, in the latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 17, 2020

LIBRARY CLOSED

Entry sign to Public Library

Library Closes; Offers Alternative Curbside Pick-Up Service

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today closed the Mount Pleasant Public Library until further notice in response to updated Federal guidelin...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 14, 2020

COVID-19: UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES

Covid-19 Update 03/14/20 from City Hall

CITY OF MOUNT PLEASANT ISSUES UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES

Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today issued an update on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the use of city facilities following the declaration of...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 13, 2020

LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELED

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UPDATE ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELED

The City of Mount Pleasant has canceled all programs and activities at the Mount Pleasant Public Library through April 30. At this time, the library remains open.

“We have been work...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 6, 2020

CITY LIBRARY EVENT

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UPDATE 03/13/19: LIBRARY 7TH ANNUAL EVENING OF ART ON MARCH 28 HAS BEEN CANCELLED

DUE TO ONGOING CONCERNS OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS.

Come celebrate spring with art, music and refreshments at the 7th Annual Friends of the Library Evening of Art at the Mount Plea...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 6, 2020

NEW MOUNT PLEASANT SPORTS COMPLEX EXPECTED TO OPEN FALL 2020

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New Mount Pleasant Sports Complex Expected to Open Fall 2020

Progress at the new Mount Pleasant Sports Complex is speeding along towards a Fall 2020 opening date!

The 145-acre property is located in the northeast corner of Business 271 and CR 1314 and boast...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: March 4, 2020

CITY LEADERS SWORN IN

City Council Meeting

COUNCIL MEMBERS TAKE THE OATH OF OFFICE

The incumbent candidates on the ballot for the City of Mount Pleasant General Election on May 2 were unopposed. As a result, the election was officially canceled last night and (from left) Councilmembers Henry Chappe...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 28, 2020

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE ANNOUNCED

Miykael Reeve - Director of Finance

City of Mount Pleasant Welcomes Miykael Reeve as Director of Finance.

The Community is invited to a Welcome Reception on Tuesday, March 3 from 5 to 6 p.m. prior to the City Council Meeting at City Hall, outside the Council Chambers. Please plan to come mee...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 26, 2020

COMMUNITY POOL DAMAGED

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City of Mount Pleasant Community Pool To Be Closed for Repairs

COMMUNITY POOL UPDATE - 02/27/20

 On 02/25/20, City Manager Ed Thatcher announced that the community pool located at Dellwood Park has sustained significant damage. He also stated that ...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 25, 2020

LOCAL RESTAURANT AND SHRINERS RAISE MONEY

Shriner Proclomation Thumbnail

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Proclaims February 25 as "Flip It Forward for Kids Day"

Pictured above from left, Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr.; Shriner Bill Swafford; Shriner Bill Guy; Lawyanda Prince; IHOP General Manager Charles Alcorn; and IHOP Shift Manager...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 21, 2020

NEW INTERIM POLICE CHIEF ANNOUNCED

Mount Pleasant Police Department Badge

Assistant Police Chief Kyle Holcomb Appointed Interim Police Chief

Mount Pleasant City Manager Ed Thatcher announced today that he has appointed Assistant Police Chief Kyle Holcomb as Interim Police Chief beginning February 27. Holcomb will serve in this p...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 14, 2020

MPFD FIREFIGHTING HISTORY

Engine 36 Thumbnail of Hood

The “36” - Preserving a Part of Mount Pleasant History

Drop by the Central Fire Station and you’ll find a friendly and welcoming kind of attitude, even as the entire station stands ready for the next emergency call.

Just last w...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: February 7, 2020

BTS WITH UTILITIES

Utilities Laboratory

CITY UTILITIES DEPARTMENT IS WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES 24/7 FOR YOU

Sacrifice. Dedication. Skill. Those are just a few of the words that are used to describe members of the Mount Pleasant Utilities Department.

“Our Utility employees work around th...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: January 24, 2020

LOCAL BUSNESS FAMILY HONORED

The Priefert family in front of ranch equipment.

The Priefert Family Inducted into Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

Photo courtesy of The Priefert Family

We are bursting with Mount Pleasant Pride as we congratulate The Priefert Family, who were inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame on Thursday, January 16,...

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: January 22, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Mount Pleasant Civic Center Entry Sign

Mount Pleasant City Council & Staff Host Carter Care Blood Drive February 10

Mount Pleasant City Council and staff will show some love during Valentine’s Day Week by giving blood at the Carter Care Blood Drive on Monday, February 10 from 9 a....

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CITY NEWS
Posted on: January 17, 2020

AWARD WINNING AIRPORT

City Manager Ed Thatcher visits Mount Pleasant Airport with Airport Manager, Paul Henderson and area

The Mount Pleasant Regional Airport & Mid America Flight Museum

Did you know that we have our own award-winning airport with a 6.000 foot runway and the Mid America Flight Museum right here in Mount Pleasant?Mount Pleasant City Manager Ed Thatcher had ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

EXECUTIVE ORDER GA 29 FROM GOV. ABBOTT | 07/02/20 |

Govenor Greg Abbot issues Executive Order GA29 requiring all Texans to wear face coverings in public

Governor Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation To Limit Gatherings

July 2, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the ...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: July 1, 2020

A LETTER TO BUSINESSES, RESTAURANTS & RETAILERS...

Covid 19 Safety Graphic reminding to wear a mask, wash hands and social distance.

Stopping the COVID-19 Spread, Together.

(En español)

We continue to see a steady rise in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Titus County/Mount Pleasant community. As a result, we ask for your immediate cooperation to help stop the spread of the v...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 06/30/2020 |

CDC recommends wearing a face mask when leaving your home.

INDIVIDUALs ENCOURAGED TO WEAR FACE MASKS

(En español)Titus County, City of Mt Pleasant and the COVID-19 leadership team have met daily since mid-March to monitor the impact of COVID-19 in our community.

The objective is to maintain an acceptable...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM GOVENOR GREG ABBOTT | 06/25/2020 |

Govenor Greg Abbott

Governor Abbott Announces Temporary Pause Of Additional Reopening Phases

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will pause any further phases to open Texas as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases and ho...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 24, 2020

FREE COVID-19 TESTING AT CIVIC CENTER | 06/24/20 |

Free Covid-19 Testing at The Civic Center

COVID-19 TESTING - JUNE 28 & 29

FREE WALK UP TESTING

No Registration or Symptoms RequiredDATES:  JUNE 28 & 29TIME: 9 A.M. – 4 P.M.LOCATION: Mt. Pleasant Civic CenterMore Information:TXCOVIDTEST.ORG OR CALL 512.883.2400

PRUEBAS GRAT...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 9, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 06/09/2020 |

Covid-19 Safety Reminder

AN IMPORTANT REMINDER TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COVID-19

(En español)

As Texas re-opens, please remember to take every precaution to protect yourself and family and to slow down the spread of the virus.

During the past five days, positive cases and...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 2, 2020

QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19 TESTING | 06/02/20 |

Covid 19 Questions

With the State offering free drive-thru COVID-19 test this week, there have been questions regarding how to decide if you should get a test, and what to do after the test.

The CDC offers guidance on these questions and more, in Spanish and English, here:

ht...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: June 2, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 6/1/2020 |

Civic Center Sign

FREE COVID-19 TESTING

(En español)

Free Drive-Thru Testing, with or without symptoms, June 3-4-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center.

You can only register for a specific day approx. 24 hours in advance. The state will not show dates ...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: May 23, 2020

MAYOR’S MESSAGE MEMORIAL DAY 2020 | 05/23/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

LET’S WORK TOGETHER THIS Memorial Day

(En español)

Memorial Day 2020 means more to me than ever, as we remember those who have sacrificed for us, and also face the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of now...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: May 22, 2020

CELEBRATE SAFELY | 05/22/20 |

Titus County Courthouse Flags

The City of Mount Pleasant Wishes You a Happy Memorial Day and Urges You to Celebrate Safely

(En español)

COVID-19 is still spreading throughout Titus County and Northeast Texas. Protect yourself by washing your hands often and social distancing....

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: May 12, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM MAYOR TRACY CRAIG, Sr. | 05/12/20 |

Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr. Headshot

Dear Citizens of Mount Pleasant,

With great sorrow, I share with you that Titus County has lost its first resident to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time, and our commitment to do whatever is possible at the City l...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: May 8, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 5/8/2020 |

Downtown Mount Pleasant At Night

OPEN TEXAS  

(En español)

As we go through the phased opening of many local businesses including salons, barbershops and in-dining service of restaurants, it remains important to work together to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

As of ...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: May 4, 2020

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING | 05/04/20 |

Covid-19 Mobile Testing will be May 9 at the Civic Center

FREE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING IN MT. PLEASANT MAY 9

(En español)

Free mobile COVID-19 testing will be available at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center on Saturday, May 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. You must first register and be screened for multiple symptoms of...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 30, 2020

OPEN TEXAS GOES INTO EFFECT | 04/30/20 |

Graphic showing how Open Texas Plans to Box In Covid-19

Tonight at 12:01 A.M. Phase 1 of Open Texas Goes into Effect

Under the Governor’s Executive Order, which supersedes any county or local orders:

  • Retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, and malls may open at 25% capacity of their listed occupanc...
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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 27, 2020

GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S MESSAGE | 04/27/20 |

Governor Abbbot's Open Texas Report Cover

GOVERNOR ABBOTT ANNOUNCES PHASE ONE TO OPEN TEXAS

(En español)

Today Governor Abbott announced the State’s ongoing plan to safely open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.  The Governor’s announcement was ac...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 26, 2020

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING | 04/26/20 |

Covid-19 MOBILE TESTING GRAPHIC

MOBILE COVID-19 TESTING IN MT. PLEASANT APRIL 28

(En español)Free Mobile COVID-19 testing will be available at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center on Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. You must first register and be screened for multiple symptoms of COV...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

GOVERNOR ABBOTT'S MESSAGE | 04/21/20 |

The Capital building in Austin Texas

Getting Texas Back to Work

During his press conference today, Governor Abbott stated that there are nearly 500,000 job openings in Texas and referenced this site for starting your search: workintexas.com.

Another free resource for both employers and job see...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 20, 2020

HAND SANITIZER | 04/20/20 |

Free hand sanitizer available

(En español)

City/County to provide free hand sanitizer to individuals & retailers, available while supplies last.

Where:CENTRAL FIRE STATION, 728 E. Ferguson Road

FIRE STATION No. 2, 1902 N. Jefferson

When:7 Days a Week9 a.m. until 7 p.m. 7 da...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 19, 2020

LOCAL DISASTER DECLARATION EXPANDED | 04/20/20 |

Important Titus County Update from Judge Brian Lee

TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE TO AMEND THE DECLARATION OF LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER

While the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Titus County is low compared to other regions, they ARE increasing.  To slow the spread, Titus County Judge Brian Lee w...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 13, 2020

COVID-19 HOMETOWN HEROES | 04/13/20 |

MPPD officer with mask

Hometown Heroes: Our Mount Pleasant First Responders

(En español)Even in the best of times, First Responders are prepared for the worst.

So it’s no surprise how our Mount Pleasant Police Department, Fire Department and EMTs are serving ...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 9, 2020

FROM YOUR CITY COUNCIL | 04/09/20 |

CityHallEntrance

A Message from the Mount Pleasant, Texas, City Council

(En español)We thank every resident and each business in Mount Pleasant for doing your part to flatten the curve in our hometown during this global pandemic. We are truly experiencing a time...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 8, 2020

SOCIAL DISTANCING AT HOME | 04/08/20 |

Groups of 10+, even at your house, is a misdimeaner

Social Distancing Orders Apply to Your Home

Social distancing orders prohibiting gatherings of 10+ apply to your home as well as public places. (even during the Easter Holiday weekend). Gatherings of 10+ are a Class B Misdemeanor and subject to a $1,000 fi...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 7, 2020

SHOWING SUPPORT FOR OUR COMMUNITY | 04/07/20 |

Titus County Bell Tower in downtown Mount Pleasant

Bells of Hope

(En español)

Beginning tomorrow at 2 p.m., the 1897 Titus County bell in Downtown Mount Pleasant Bell Tower will ring to call residents "together" for prayer or reflection on behalf of our healthcare workers and first resp...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 7, 2020

WEAR A MASK WHEN YOU LEAVE HOME | 04/07/20 |

CDC recommends wearing a face mask when leaving your home.

CDC Says Wear a Mask

(En español)The CDC is strongly encouraging you to wear a mask anytime you leave your home.  If you have not been able to obtain surgical masks or N95 masks for yourself and your family, the CDC is recommends the us...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 4, 2020

HOW YOU CAN HELP PROTECT OUR FRONT LINE | 04/04/26 |

TRMC Community Care Center Logo

Make/ Donate Face Masks for Healthcare Workers & 1st Responders

(En español)Titus Regional Medical Center is accepting donated face masks to supplement the shortage of supplies for our healthcare workers and First Responders. This is a great...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 HOMETOWN HEROES | 04/03/20 |

Chapel Hill Food Distribution

Put Our Educators at the Top of the List

(En español)

Heroic efforts are being made by Titus County school boards, administrators, faculty and staff to keep students learning, fed and feeling connected to their schools here at home during a globa...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 3, 2020

DECLARATION DO'S AND DON'TS | 04/04/20 |

What You Can Do Thumbnail image for infographic

Titus County Judge Brian Lee expanded the current Local State of Disaster Declaration for the county, which covers all cities including Mount Pleasant. The declaration includes additional measures that took effect 12:01 a.m., Thursday, April 2. It will be...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: April 1, 2020

LOCAL DISASTER DECLARATION EXPANDED | 04/01/20 |

Important Titus County Update from Judge Brian Lee

TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE HAS AMENDED THE DECLAraTION OF LOCAL STATE OF DISASTER

(En español)

Titus County Judge Brian Lee today expanded the current Local State of Disaster Declaration for the county, which covers all cities including Mount P...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 31, 2020

PREVENTING COVID-19 | 03/31/20 |

Social Distancing graphic warning people to stay at least 6' from each other when in public.

Social Distancing Will Save Lives

You must assume that the COVID-19 virus is already in our community. Yet we continue to see groups of people gathering around town. THIS MUST STOP, TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. Please practice social distancing and enc...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 30, 2020

SCAM ALERT | 03/30/20 |

Mount Pleasant PD Scam Alert

Beware of Coronavirus stimulus check scams:

Here’s what you need to know

Do not give out your PayPal account information, Social Security number, bank account number or anything else if someone claims such information is essential to sign you up f...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

THE CARES ACT EXPLAINED | 03/29/20 |

Cares Act graphic showing Congress Building in Washington DC.

How the CARES Act Helps You

Provides direct help to Texans:

  • Allots $1,200 checks to each taxpayer making less than $75,000 annually ($2,400 for a couple making less than $150,000 annually), plus $500 per child
  • This is based on your adjusted annual income sta...
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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 29, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE | 03/29/20 |

Covid-19 Update 03/14/20 from City Hall

COVID-19 / STAY SAFE! / STAY HOME!!

The Countywide Emergency Management Team continues to hold daily conference calls to share important information. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Very organized and aggressive COVID-19 testing protocols and proced...
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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 27, 2020

DISASTER DECLARATION RENEWED | 03/27/20 |

Mount Pleasant City Council in Council Chambers

Mount Pleasant City Council Renews and Continues Emergency Declaration

The Mount Pleasant City Council renewed and continued the Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19 last night during an emergency meeting. The decla...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 26, 2020

CITY'S WATER SUPPLY IS PLENTIFUL | 03/26/20 |

Water Treatment Plant on I-30 Aerial shot of water holding tank.

City’s Water Supply is Plentiful; So are Groceries and Supplies

During these challenging times, you can take confidence in the City of Mount Pleasant’s water supply and the nation’s supply chain.

“Between the City&...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS SELF CHECK | 03/26/20 |

Center for Disease Control Logo

the CDC self check tool

The CDC has provided an online COVID-19 Symptoms Self Check tool. The purpose of the Coronavirus Self-Checker is to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care.

Take the Covid-19 Symptoms Self Check here.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

FLUSHABLE WIPES PROBLEMS | 03/25/20 |

Wipes and other alternatives to toilet paper will block city sewers.

Flushable Wipes are Not Truly Flushable

Due to UNNECESSARY HOARD-BUYING and the temporary shortage of toilet paper, there has been an increase in the sale of flushable wipes and other alternative paper products.

These "flushable" wipes and alterna...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 24, 2020

DRIVER LICENSES EXTENSION | 03/24/20 |

Texas DPS logo

Driver Licenses and Texas I.D. Renewal Extension by Texas DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is extending the expiration of a Texas I.D. card, driver license, commercial driver license, commercial license permit or election identification cert...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 22, 2020

MESSAGE FROM TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE | 03/22/20 |

Titus County Seal Graphic

MESSAGE FROM TITUS COUNTY JUDGE BRIAN LEE REGARDING COVID-19 RESPONSE

We are all living in a very different reality in the midst of a global pandemic. This is something every citizen and business in Titus County must take seriously. An Emergency Response t...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 19, 2020

PUBLIC HEATH DISASTER DECLARATIONS | 03/19/20 |

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas, County and City Issue Public Health Disaster Declarations

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Texas officials have issued a statewide public health disaster declaration, in the latest effort to combat the spread of COVID-19...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 17, 2020

LIBRARY CLOSED | 03/17/20 |

Entry sign to Public Library

Library Closes; Offers Alternative Curbside Pick-Up Service

City of Mount Pleasant Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today closed the Mount Pleasant Public Library until further notice in response to updated Federal guidelin...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 14, 2020

UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES | 03/14/20 |

Covid-19 Update 03/14/20 from City Hall

CITY OF MOUNT PLEASANT ISSUES UPDATE ON USE OF FACILITIES

Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The City of Mount Pleasant today issued an update on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the use of city facilities following the declaration of...

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COVID-19 UPDATES
Posted on: March 13, 2020

LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELLED | 03/13/20 |

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UPDATE ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): LIBRARY PROGRAMS CANCELlED

The City of Mount Pleasant has cancelled all programs and activities at the Mount Pleasant Public Library through April 30. At this time, the library remains open.

“We have been wo...

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COVID-19 UPDATES

News Flash

Posted on: July 3, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 07/04/20 |

Statue of Children Reading with Masks On

WHAT ARE YOU READING?

Usually, writing about library activities is easy because so much is happening in the library during the summer. Not so this summer. We’re busy, but we miss all the kids and daily in-house activities we have with them. It&am...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 06/26/20 |

Story Time at Caldwell Park - Lady reading to children

NEW STORY WALK THIS WEEK...

While I’ll be the first to admit that summer programs have changed drastically, I’ll also be the first to tell you we still have some terrific things going on for kids. Check out Caldwell Park. A new Story Wa...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 06/19/20 |

Library Fun Summer Activity Flyer

KICK OFF OF SUMMER PROGRAMS...

Grab and Go Children’s Programming kicked off this week. You can always find more information about the children’s programs on Facebook, but this year we’re making adjustments by moving our progr...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 06/12/20 |

Statue of Children Reading outside Mount Pleasant Library

NEW CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING NEXT WEEK...

Several folks have called recently and asked about the books we put in our reviews. All of the reviews from the Library List are for books coming out in the following month. At the end of the review, you&am...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 06/05/20 |

Mount Pleasant Library Sign

WE’RE HAPPY TO SEE YOU IN THE LIBRARY

Folks are beginning to find the library again and, I’m happy to say, everyone has been understanding about the new “rules” that are in place until things move toward normal. Plea...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 05/29/20 |

Statue of Children Reading outside Mount Pleasant Library

A STRANGE BUT GOOD WEEK...

To put it simply, this week has been strange. Don’t get me wrong, it’s been a good week, but it’s been strange. We reopened Tuesday with new rules. We’ve taken temperatures, handed out sani...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 05/22/20 |

Library Summer Fun

LIBRARY TO OPEN MAY 26

We’re planning to see you next week. Our doors open at 9 a.m. Tuesday and here’s what you’ll find when you visit: We have hand sanitizer for you at the door. We’ll check your temperature and ma...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 05/15/20 |

Toy Trains At The Library

HOPING TO OPEN SOON...

We can’t promise you that this won’t change, but we are hoping to open Tuesday, May 26. The date still depends on the local Covid numbers. Until then, please continue to call or email us with your book, DVD and CD...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 05/08/20 |

An inflatable clown greets customers to the library

CURBSIDE FOR NOW, PRECAUTIONS WHEN WE OPEN...

We want to keep you all up on what’s going on in the library and what we expect to happen. We are continuing curbside service and waiting for the governor’s talk on May 18. So, I can&rsq...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 05/01/20 |

Curbside pickup from the Mount Pleasant Library

Folks are calling and asking about our reopening plans, so here they are: While most Texas libraries have been totally closed, we have been offering curbside delivery and mobile printing. Wifi has been, and will continue to be, accessible outside the buil...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

MOBILEPRINT SERVICE UPDATE | 04/30/20 |

PrinterOn Logo

UPDATED INFORMATION FOR MOBILEPRINT SERVICE CUSTOMER

If you are a MobilePrint Service Customer who is experiencing broken web links when printing via a website, here’s the solution.

A security update implemented by HP PrinterOn on April 1st will c...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 04/23/20 |

A couple in a car collecting library books curbside.

Curbside Delivery Recommendations...

Do you feel like we’re frozen in time? I go to work every day and stay  busy, but then I catch  myself confused about the day of the week. We all agreed that it seems like we’re liv...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 04/17/20 |

Mount Pleasant Library Sign

MORE OF OUR FAVORITES...

Many of you are taking advantage of our curbside delivery and that makes us happy! We’re not accustomed to working “alone”, so seeing you brightens our day. If you haven’t used our pick-up se...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

LIBRARY CORNER | 04/09/20 |

Art In The Library Event Thumbnail

WE’RE NOT SERVING FRIES...

To say that it’s quiet in here is an understatement. Instead of wishing for a little peace and quiet, I would gladly love to hear the sound of children and adults laughing and talking as they go about their bu...

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