COURTESY PHOTO The Temple Masonic Lodge #70 in Mount Pleasant recently presented the Northeast Texas Community College Foundation with a check for $25,000. The funds will be used to establish an endowed fund that will continue to provide scholarships for NTCC students into the future. Half of the scholarships are designated for students in workforce training or the NTCC Work4College program and the other half are for general academic scholarships. Preference will be given to students with a father or grandfather who is/ was a Mason at Temple Lodge #70. Pictured making the donation (from left) is: Dr. Jonathan McCullough, NTCC Executive Vice President for Advancement, Kerry Wootten, Paul Dempsey, Dwain Fortenberry, Rex McGee, Joe Reynolds and Dave Davey. To learn more about scholarships at NTCC, please visit www.ntcc. edu/scholarships or contact McCullough at 903-434-8115.
What is a festival without big stage entertainment? Well, no need to answer that for this year’s Texas Hot Link Festival! Thanks to the generous support of the Century 21 Premier Group, The Main Stage promises to be non-stop entertainment for festival goers of all ages.
• GREGORY LESTER ATTAWAY, of Daingerfield, was arrested March 6 by Daingerfield police for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair an investigation, possession of a controlled substance, penalty group two (greater than or equal to one gram but les than four grams), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana (less than two ounces).
Morris County’s Chief Dispatcher Cheryl Murphy has been chosen from a field of five as the 2020 Ark-Tex Council on Governments (ATCOG) Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year.
The J. Frank Dobie Library Trust is honored to announce that the Hughes Springs Area Public Library has been selected to receive a grant in the amount of $10,000 to purchase books for the library’s collection.