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Jacobson Promoted to Chief Financial Officer at Guaranty Bank & Trust

On June 28, Mount Pleasant-based Guaranty Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust NA, announced the promotion of Shalene Jacobson to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Guaranty Bank & Trust, replacing Cappy Payne. Payne will remain as senior executive vice president and chief financial officer for Guaranty Bancshares.
MOUNT PLEASANT, TX
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Slow down and enjoy some serene time in nature at Lavender Mermaid Farm

It can be difficult to escape from the hustle and bustle of regular day life, with work always calling, tasks always needing to be done, and traffic to stay stuck in. We all need a way to escape and find some peace every once in a while, and there’s a place just south of Pittsburg that’s bringing that relaxation!
PITTSBURG, TX
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RIDE STUCK: Amusement Park Ride Gets Stuck Upside Down

As a theme park enthusiast, stuff like this always is popping up on my social feed. While this incident did not happen in Texas, this type of thing can happen anywhere. The Aero 360 at Kennywood Amusement park near Pittsburg got stuck upside down last month. The ride stayed upside down for about 15 to 20 minutes. In the video below you can see the ride start to come down as the crowd erupts in applause. I would call this a pretty dramatic experience.
VICTORIA, TX
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Top Bay Area recruit Jaden Rashada commits to Miami

PITTSBURG (KGO) -- On Sunday afternoon, Pittsburg High School Quarterback Jaden Rashada announced his commitment to play football at the University of Miami. The Bay Area native was deciding between five final schools but chose the Hurricanes over Texas A&M, Florida, Ole Miss and LSU. The video in the player...
PITTSBURG, CA
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Pittsburg’s Fatality Identified

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified Tony Gross, 39, of Gilmer, was the victim of an automobile-pedestrian fatality last Monday night. William Carlile, 68, of Pittsburg, was traveling northbound on US 271 in his 1999 Ford F-150 when he struck Gross. Williams was turning right onto CR 4114, where Gross was standing in the turning lane. Mr. Carlile tried to avoid Mr. Gross, but authorities pronounced Mr. Gross at the scene.
PITTSBURG, TX
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Happy Birthday USA a fun day for all

Happy Birthday USA celebrated our nation’s freedoms at Camp Langston RV Park on Saturday, sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce and Bo Rester State Farm Insurance. The day’s festivities included fun for all ages including a dunking booth, live music, train rides, a corn hole tournament and lots and lots of summertime food.
MOUNT PLEASANT, TX
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Chef Anthony talks barbecue competition and chops up an amazing salad

Chef Anthony Fischer sits down with Tawnya Bach to talk about the Smokin’ In The Jungle barbecue competition and had some of the prizes on hand, such as a beautiful hand-crafted knife. Judging starts at 2:00 pm on Saturday the 25th. Not only will plenty of great barbecue be on display, but the event serves as a fundraiser to benefit the Pittsburg High School Culinary Dragons and a trip to Italy in 2023. Click here for more information on the competition.
PITTSBURG, TX
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THE BUZZ

ONGOINGThird Friday, May through OctoberThe Hughes Springs Cruise Night returns the third Friday of the month, from May through October.
HUGHES SPRINGS, TX
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MPHS Fishing celebrates end of successful season

The Mount Pleasant High School Fishing Team recently celebrated the end of a great season with a banquet honoring all of the team members and boat captains for 21-22. Each team member left with a new rod and a bag full of tackle. Team of the Year honors went to Rolston Morton and Seth Robertson with boat captain Randy Hinton. Also honored were Genevieve Rubio and Alex Van Rijn (boat captain…
MOUNT PLEASANT, TX
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Annual Happy Birthday USA event slated for next Saturday

The annual Happy Birthday USA event put on by the Mount Pleasant-Titus County Chamber of Commerce and Bo Rester State Farm is slated for June 25 this year. The free celebration will begin at 2 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. Activities at the event this year include live music, a car show, turtle races, a cornhole tournament, kid giveaways, water slides, train rides, a mechanical bull, Gelly Ball, and…
TITUS COUNTY, TX
steelcountrybee.com

THE BUZZ

ONGOINGThird Friday, May through OctoberThe Hughes Springs Cruise Night returns the third Friday of the month, from May through October.
HUGHES SPRINGS, TX
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