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Posted on: March 23, 2020

CURFEW FOR MINORS | 03/23/20 |

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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 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 |

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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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COVID-19 UPDATES
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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COVID-19 UPDATES
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 |

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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

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