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Wed
17
Aug

Four hour stand off ends with arrest

By SUSAN TAFT Contributor to The Pittsburg Gazette

A four hour and forty- ve minute stando Sunday night ended with the arrest of David Andrew Kelley, 31. e Camp County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a residence off County Road 2603 in the underbird Point subdivision at 6:15. “ The caller stated she was hiding in the bathroom because there was a man in the house shooting the house up, and he had shot at her and at his father,” Sheriff Alan McCandless said. Camp County deputies Randy Huggins, Rudy Ortiz and David Abernathy, along with Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Tony Ortez responded to the call. Sheriff McCandless and Chief Deputy Randal Lain were notified, and they responded as well. “At the time of the call, it was unclear as to whether anyone had been shot,” Sheriff McCandless said. “Trooper Ortez was the rst to arrive, and he determined everyone had gotten out of the house, except the man with the gun.

Wed
17
Aug

Tailgate Party 2016 is great success, hot but fun!

Grant McGee, the“Varsity Pittsburg Pirate”gave his normal all out performance at the 2016 Tailgate Party.He was picked as the “Mascot of the Year” last year and received a scholarship of $1005.00. Grant is Mr. Pirate! (Inset) What he really looks like.

Wed
17
Aug

Burglaries continue in Carpenter Addition

Gazette staff report

A rash of burglaries over a period of weeks continues to have police investigating the area around Carpenter Addition and at least one burglary on Quitman Street. Pittsburg Police Chief Richard Penn said the burglaries appear to be happening in the late night and early morning hours. “Investigators are examining evidence that has been recovered from these burglaries,” Chief Penn said. Residents in and around the area are urged to report any suspicious activity immediately.

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Wed
17
Aug

Watergun War

The Pittsburg Police Department held a Back-toSchool Watergun War last Sunday. Kids all ages came for the very wet showdown with police officers. Brookshire’s provided frozen treats for all attending and water guns were made available to the kids.

Wed
17
Aug

Pittsburg Rotary Club

The Pittsburg Rotary Club sponsored the annual teacher appreciation breakfast Monday morning and prizes and cash from local merchants were given away to some lucky school employee attendees. Rotary member Christian Yantis chaired the event for the club.The grand prize winner this year, garnering $700 was Michael Manis.The Pittsburg Interact Club, comprised of PHS students, helped with the awards.

Wed
17
Aug

Lutheran World Missionaries gather at Camp Shiloh Lutheran Retreat

By MARK ENTER director@campshilohretreat.org

Last week, on the shores of beautiful Lake Bob Sandlin, 35Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) missionaries from all over the globe gathered at Camp Shiloh Lutheran Retreat in Pittsburg. The purpose of their week-long meeting was to discuss plans for future missions and praise the Lord for the blessings he has given to all, to share valuable experiences and make plans for the future. Attendees included missionaries serving all over Asia, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Africa, Indonesia, Hong Kong and many more. ese men and their families are missionaries sent throughout the world by WELS, headquartered in Waukesha, Wis. WELS Missions is reaching out with the saving message of the gospel in the United States, Canada, and 23 foreign countries. WELS Missions continues to plant churches, train leaders, and mentor fellow Lutheran Christians here and abroad.

Wed
17
Aug

Kids Say What?

What do you like to do for fun at Kids First School?

Wed
17
Aug

Jail Log

Gornett Lamon Mitchell, 41, was arrested on 08/08, assault by contact, released 08/09, ordered to appear.

Yulkel Andre Curley, 41, was arrested on 08/10, evading arrest, driving while license invalid, released 08/10, bonded.

Simone Bernadette Henning, 49, was arrested on 08/10, warrant Greg County, released 08/10, bonded.

Elijah O’Keith Boyd, 17, was arrested on 08/10, family violence, assault causing bodily injury, released 08/11, bonded.

Jack Kelly Holmes, 41, was arrested on 08/11, outstanding warrant, released 08/12, ordered by Judge.

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Wed
10
Aug

NTCC Technology Building to be named after Bart Scharlach

The board of the Bart Scharlach Memorial Foundation (BSMF) recently voted to move the management of the fund’s assets to the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation. In doing so, the gi reached the established level to rename both the Business Technology (BT) Building and the Whatley Center Auditorium on the NTCC campus.

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Wed
10
Aug

Just playin' with the kids

Mayor Shawn Kennington joins the fun and gets doused at the Splash Pad for the UNITY Rally last Saturday.The City of Pittsburg and SWEPCO, put on the completely free event for the community. There were vendor booths and speakers.Organizers for the event came together along with law enforcement and city and county leaders.

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