2023 Directory

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From lake living and ranch life to the hustle-and-bustle of our beautiful downtown, there’s a home suited to every lifestyle and business.
by a rich diversity of culture, Mount Pleasant is a thriving community that truly represents the best of Northeast Texas.
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Table of Contents While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this publication, the Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates assume no liability for its errors or omissions. Copyright 2023 by Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved. No part of this publication can be reproduced or transmitted in any form or means without written permission from the Chamber. connection a publication of the MOUNT PLEASANT / TITUS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Community Book & Buyers Guide COMPLIMENTARY ISSUE Your edition 08 Education 12 Lifetime Achievement Titus County Judge Brian Lee 20 Healthcare Dr. Tony Rundles 28 Annual Awards Banquet 32 Business Diamond C Trailers 38 Business Directory 2023 Community Book & Buyers Guide An official publication of the Mount Pleasant / Titus County Chamber of Commerce 1604 North Jefferson Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455 903.572.8567 www.mtpleasanttx.com CHAMBER STAFF RICHARD BONNEY President & Chief Executive Officer AMANDA ARNOLD Director of Partner Services MARIFER ZUNIGA Events Director MARIA HERNANDEZ Director of First Impressions PUBLISHER Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Council EDITORS Richard Bonney & Sonya Roberts-Woods CONTRIBUTING WRITERS/PHOTOGRAPHERS Sonya Roberts-Woods EDITORIAL LAYOUT, GRAPHIC DESIGN & PRINTING Echo Print & Design Studio Belinda Miles Sonya Roberts-Woods Shweiki Media Photos by Luis Lopez Photography Moxy Photography Lees Photography Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce MTPLEASANTTX.COM | 3



Suzie Castillo

Lighthouse Realty


Bill Dixon

Herschel’s Restaurant


Shelton West

Elliott Motor Group


Victoria Smith

Guaranty Bank and Trust


Dr. Tony Rundles

Greater Hope Church of God in Christ


Richard Bonney


Terry Scoggin Titus Regional Medical Center

Rapheal Boyd Pilgrim’s

Shelton West

Elliott Auto Group

Victoria Smith

Guaranty Bank & Trust

Raphael Boyd Pilgrim’s Pride

Marilu Calixto Region 8 Education Service Center

Tyler Verner

Diamond C Trailers

Rikki Roach

Mayben Realty

Gene Keenon Republic Services

Erin Conrad

Edward Jones - Erin Conrad

Courtney Seelbach Priefert Manufacturing


Dr. Ron Clinton Northeast Texas Community College

Ed Thatcher

City of Mount Pleasant

Daniel Pritchett

Chapel Hill Independent School District

Judd Marshall

Mount Pleasant Independent School District

Dr. Bobby Rice

Harts Bluff Independent School District

Terry Scoggin Titus Regional Medical Center


Trent Abbott . . . . . . Guaranty Bank & Trust

Stephen Currey . . . . . . . . . Buford-Redfearn Insurance Agency

Sheila Donnelly American National Bank

Amy Hinton . . . . . . Texas Best Real Estate

Christine Ballard . . . . . . . Lighthouse Realty

Barry Jones Cypress Bank

Renea Rutledge . . . . . . . . Individual Member

Janeth Moreno MPEDC

Suzanne Walker . . . . . . Laura’s Cheesecake

Wes Welch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Welch Gas

Jey Yancey Guaranty Bank & Trust

Suzie Castillo . . . . . . . . . . . . Lighthouse Realty

Seth Alexander NETX Blinds

Shelton West . . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Auto Group

Tommy Shumate . . . . . . . . . . Elliott Auto Group

Tony Mize Brookshire’s Grocery Company

Lisa Gonzalez . . . . . . . . . . . . Farmers Insurance

Annabelle Guzman Cypress Basin Hospice


Nestled in the heart of East Texas, Mount Pleasant is just a short car ride from the DFW Metroplex, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Mount Pleasant is an ever-expanding community that has all the amenities you need while preserving its small-town charm. Mount Pleasant has distinguished itself with thriving neighborhoods, a vibrant job market, broad educational opportunities, and extensive community services. Mount Pleasant is an economic cornerstone and cultural hub for the region.

The Mount Pleasant – Titus County Chamber of Commerce along with community leaders has helped shape this community as premiere place to live, work and play. The Chamber has been in existence for over 80 years and has grown to over 500 members representing over 12,000 workers in the community. The chamber has become the community’s premiere organization that provides impactful and inclusive opportunities for businesses. Our programs help advance the general welfare and prosperity of North East Texas, improve the business climate, promote regional tourism, and provide educational support through mentoring and leadership opportunities.

Mount Pleasant has established itself as a diverse business community fostering an inviting, creative, and enriching environment. Our community has a long history of innovation and creativity. Our community is filled with organizations that have had their humble beginnings in Mount Pleasant and have grown to become international leaders in their industry. The City is always striving to strengthen its competitive position by creating an environment and infrastructure where industries can create, respond, and adjust rapidly.

Mount Pleasant is recognized as a great place to live and play. Mount Pleasant is home to two state parks for exploration. There are seven lakes for fishing and boating and other outdoor adventures. Some of the best restaurants in East Texas can be found here for a truly unique culinary experience. Mount Pleasant is home to a one-of-a-kind candy factory spanning 80,000 square feet, making it the largest handmade chocolate manufacturer in the country. The Mid-American Flight Museum is home to the largest private collection of vintage flyable aircraft in the country. Whether you are interested in large community events, family fun or the great outdoors, there is something for everyone here.

Next time you are in town for a visit, looking to relocate or need more information. We hope you stop by the Chamber and Visitor’s council office to learn more about our amazing community.

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At a Glance


Titus County - 426 square miles

Mount Pleasant - 10.2 square miles


Titus County - 32,904

Mount Pleasant - 16,257

Talco - 509

Winfield - 536


Titus County - 4.6%

Texas - 3.7%


Titus County - 0.4263

City of Mount Pleasant - 0.360285

Mount Pleasant ISD - 1.1592

Chapel Hill ISD - 1.010081

Harts Bluff ISD - 0.8546

Northeast Texas Community College - 0.12

Titus Regional Medical Center - .196896


City 1.5%

County .50%

State: 6.25%

Hotel Motel Tax: 7.0%



Enrollment: 1,030

Class 2A


Enrollment: 800

K5 - Grade 10


Enrollment: 5,384

Class 4A


Northeast Texas Community College

Enrollment: 8,269

Texas A&M-Texarkana @ NTCC

Enrollment: 182



• Recruits businesses, assists firms with expansion needs

• mpedc.org


By Land


• Located in Northeast Texas, east of Dallas and west of Texarkana, on Interstate 30

• Served by Interstate 30, US Highway 67, US Highway 271 and State Highway 49

• Rail links to Mexico and US coasts

By Air


• General and industrial aviation services

• 6,000’ x 100’ runway

• More than 7,300 takeoffs and landings each year

• Concrete, lighted helipad

• Jet fuel sales, GPS approach and an automated weather observation system



• Ranked third worldwide in operations

• Ranked eighth worldwide in terms of passengers

• Only a short drive from Mount Pleasant



• Designated Gold Plus Primary Stroke Center

• Heart Attack Care 24 hrs a Day /365 Days a Year

• Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

• 24 Hour Emergency Department

• Level III Lead Trauma Center

• Nationally Recognized Physicians in over 35 Specialties

• Family Care Center – Primary Care & Walk-Ins 364 Days a Year


• Manufacturing hub for Northeast Texas

• Retail draw of 85,000 people

• Agriculture products and natural resources


• Average high temperature: 76°F

• Average low temperature: 50°F

• Annual precipitation: 46 inches

• Elevation: 415 feet


A partnership with the Mount Pleasant-Titus County Chamber puts you in contact with business owners and employees throughout the region.

• Support of more than 480 business and professional Chamber members

• Partnership with the Texas Association of Business

• Partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

• Access to individual leadership coaching services

• Partnership with the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Association

• Enhanced business credibility through Chamber partnership

• Influence in legislation and local government that affects your business

• Increased market share and presence via the Chamber’s extensive advertising services

• Availability of cutting edge business education and workshops


THE CHAMBER and see your company connect, grow and succeed!

For more information on the Chamber, please call 903-572-8567 or visit www.mtpleasanttx.com

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Titus County Judge Brian Lee wears his robe, one last time, in the final days before his retirement.

Metroplex to Mount Pleasant and back again

Lee spends four decades finding success in business; tops career off with three terms as Titus County Judge

Though not a native, three-term Titus County Judge Brian Lee found his way to Mount Pleasant, as the old adage goes, as soon as he could. After spending nearly 40 years here, Lee is now grateful for both the countless lessons he learned and the forever friends he made along the way.

Originally from Fort Worth, Lee’s childhood upbringing can best be described as idyllic.

The oldest of two, Lee and his younger sister, Courtney, were nurtured by parents Oliver Vanderbilt Lee and Barbara Lee. While his mother provided the much-needed stability as a stay-at-home mother, his father worked in a highly, classified area of General Dynamics, now known as Lockheed Martin, until his retirement.

“There are probably only a few people who can say they never visited their parents’ job,” Lee said. “I never saw my father’s desk.”

Described as diligent savers, Lee vividly remembers that his college-educated parents made daily sacrifices.

“My mother was the driving force behind my learning how to have good work ethics and how to treat people with respect,” he said. “My sister and I learned that delayed gratification would allow us to pursue our goals and dreams and how to succeed in life. We were always taught to invest in ourselves first.”

Lee’s mother, who taught school until young Brian was about five years old, handpicked the schools he attended and his teachers each year. Succeeding in the classroom, Lee graduated from Paschal High School in Fort Worth, a campus known for producing numerous national merit scholars.

“Early on, I knew sports would not be for me,” he smiled. “I wasn’t tall enough or big enough to really compete so I focused on my studies. And when I wasn’t in school, I also had a pretty good business mowing yards. I was 13 when I started doing that and I saved my money all the way through high school.”

Early on, the close-knit family of four lived a humble life focusing on what was next to come.

“My parents’ sacrifices put us both through Baylor University,” he said. “I didn’t have to work while I was in college thanks to what they saved. I was expected to focus on my classes and do my best.”

And that’s exactly what he did. Majoring in accounting, Lee was also a member of the prestigious Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

“I had four fantastic years at Baylor,” he said. “I was not a kid that should have financially been able to go to Baylor, but my parents made education a priority for myself and my sister. I formed lasting relationships while I was there. Some of my closest friends from college continue to be my main circle of friends to this day.”

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Lee also formed a lasting relationship with anything to do with numbers.

“Math always came easy to me,” he said. “I really enjoyed numbers. I liked making money and saving it.”

While Lee focused on his studies, he also found a little time to socialize. One particular fellow female Bear immediately caught his eyes during his junior year.

“We lived in the same apartment complex and that’s how we met and started dating,” he said of his initial encounter with his future wife, Judy. “I lived with three other roommates in a two-bedroom apartment. Back then, that was great. Now, everybody has to have their own room.”

The pair continued to date with Judy later graduating a semester ahead of Brian. She moved back to Dallas while he finished up and graduated.

“By January of my senior year, I knew she was the one,” he said. “She was from a fantastic Christian family. She had grown up in the church at First Baptist Dallas. I just didn’t have any question that she was the one for me. When you know, you know.”

By March of his senior year, Lee had secured a job working for Ernst and Whinney, now Ernst and Young, a major accounting firm in downtown Dallas. After one week on the job, the couple got engaged June 1980 and married that November.

For three years, the two made a life in Dallas working and enjoying each other. The young couple then welcomed their first child in May of 1983. A few months later, Lee’s fellow Baylor classmate,

Larry Lawrence called with a business proposition. Larry, along with his wife Zena, had moved to Mount Pleasant to work for his father-in-law, Dr. Lee McKellar, in 1982.

“We would visit them (the Lawrences) in Mount Pleasant from time to time and just really enjoyed it,” Lee said. “It was kind of our way to get out of the hustle and bustle of Dallas and just relax in the country.”

Lawrence wanted Lee to come work for the McKellar Ranch. Then Dr. McKellar, while on a trip in Dallas, made a visit to see Lee and officially offered him a job as both his personal accountant and the head accountant for the ranch business.

“Dr. McKellar offered me an amount that was more than the two of us were making before,” he explained. “We both thought this is an interesting opportunity. We didn’t know how long we’d be in Mount Pleasant, but we decided let’s go give it a try.”

Dr. McKellar built Lee an office with all of the bells and whistles.

“He set me up first class,” Lee recalled. “At the time, personal computers had just come out so we bought an expensive IBM and that’s where I learned how to do computerized bookkeeping. What that job gave me was a chance to build a set of books from scratch, have a few employees work under me and experience small town life.”

The young family quickly settled in to their new life forming a great circle of friends after initially joining the First Baptist congregation. But just three short years later, in 1986, the McKellar Ranch experienced tough financial times acerbated by high-interest rates.

“That was a difficult year working through reorganization bankruptcy,” Lee explained.

By Spring 1987, Dr. McKellar had returned to the medical field full time. But not before he suggested to Lee what his next move should be. Now firmly established in Mount Pleasant, the Lees wanted to stay in the area.

“While I was working for Dr. McKellar, he and I would often travel and eat at other El Chico restaurants,” Lee said. “We both liked Mexican food. Dr. McKellar thought it would be a good idea to open one in Mount Pleasant.”

After doing research on all the ends and outs of franchising, the Lees decided it was time to take the plunge and get support from family.

“At the time, my father-in-law was the top executive for Sysco Foods in Dallas so he knew exactly how risky this would be,” Lee said. “He dealt with failed restaurants all of the time so I couldn’t have picked a worse person to try to convince to let us go into the business than him. He certainly tried to talk us out of it, but the advice just went in one ear and out the other one. Judy and I were convinced we could do it.”

In early 1987, Lee’s father-in-law finally agreed to “back the note with the bank.”

“He told us that if we screwed it up it was part of our inheritance,” Lee smiled. “Judy and I were very optimistic and believed that we had the skills to do it. Back then, you could hire good people who were gifted in areas that we knew we weren’t.”

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Brian Lee and his bride Judy share a smile on their wedding day in 1980.

Before the restaurant opened, Lee worked for local accountants, Baker & Johnson, during the busy tax season. In June 1987, construction began on the new business and by December they were operational.

“When the restaurant opened, we would bring our two (at the time) young kids to work with us and they watched videos on the VCR player in the office,” Lee said. “The kids did this for years while we worked. Those first four years were very difficult.”

In 1991, the couple hired Jim Chambers as general manager and the business continued to thrive. In early 2007, the Lees wanted a change of pace.

“We approached Jim about taking over the business,” Lee said. “We were ready to do something else and Jim wanted to continue the business. We were sleeping and eating that place. We couldn’t really get away from it. The first 15 years or so we could find people who were willing to work, but we started to notice a difference in the caliber of people we were hiring. They weren’t as dependable as they had been.”

The Lees worked the rest of that year preparing for the ownership transition. A year later, in August 2008, the real estate part of the business was also sold. While Lee still owned El Chico, he also started a side hustle that most people didn’t even know he had.

“I put two of my kids through college selling automated telephone systems,” Lee said.

Installing phones for countless friends and local small businesses, Lee also sold on eBay in the early days of the e-commerce craze. In 2001, Lee took a huge leap of faith purchasing an 18-wheeler filled with phone systems. The large delivery set him back six figures, but the savvy accountant-turned-small-business-owner knew he was on to something.

In fact, the telephone systems proved very profitable for the entrepreneur. A few years later, Lee discovered another unlikely-yet-lucrative business—storage buildings. At first, as a customer himself, Lee actually stored his telephone systems in the buildings. He then learned that the owner of that storage facility wanted to sell. Lee gave it some thought and decided to put in an offer purchasing his first location just north of Mount Pleasant. Today, Lee has eight other area locations with multiple units at each.

“Self storage was once considered risky and not the most stable kind of business back then when I started, but it has continued to do well,” he said. “Even when the recession hit in 2008, (200)9 and (20)10, the business did not miss a beat. Some people kept their life savings, or net worth, in that storage building. I have always felt it was the hand of God leading me into different business ventures whether it was phones, the restaurant or storage buildings. I’ve truly been blessed.”

While enjoying life after El Chico, Lee also started having several conversations with friends and fellow concrete business partners Mike and Teresa Price. Teresa, who was then Titus County Clerk, voiced concerns about local county government. At the time, Sam Russell held the position of first-term county judge. Before that, Russell, who had served in the Texas House of Representatives for almost a decade, worked under Governor Ann Richards and later served as a lobbyist.

Lee, himself, had previously served on local boards and committees including the Mount Pleasant City Council, the Industrial Foundation and the local hospital board.

Finally, after several discussions with the Prices, he posed one very important question.

“I asked: ‘what do you think about me running for

Judy and Brian Lee are surrounded by family during a holiday celebration.
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office?’,” he said. “Several people told me I’d be stupid to run as a Republican.”

In November 2009, Lee signed up ….as a Republican. The following year, he narrowly defeated Russell, a Titus County native and longtime lawyer. Lee immediately began working to bring the various County departments closer together.

“I’m a problem solver so one of the first things I did when I took office was to get people together to talk things out,” he said. “I wanted them to know it was OK for elected officials to call each other and work together.”

During his 12-year tenure, Lee, is especially proud of his part in establishing a countywide bail bond board and picking up the pieces after losing the County’s largest taxpayer, Texas Utilities turned Luminant. But he counts reducing the judicial backlog as one of his greatest team-effort accomplishments.

“I credit John Mark (Cobern, the County Attorney) and his staff for working hard with us to get the docket current,” he said. “We moved a lot of court cases in those first four or five years. I’m pretty proud of how hard everyone worked to get rid of the huge backlog.”

Now firmly embracing life as semi-retired, Lee will continue running his successful storage unit business with help locally.

“I’ll be spending a lot more time in Rockwall to get closer to my children and grandchildren who all live in the metroplex,” he said. “Judy and I will definitely travel more and now we will be able to do so for weeks at a time.”

With three grandchildren under the age of seven, the Lees’ adult children include: Brian, Jr., who works in real estate in Carrollton; daughter, Lauren, who lives in Royce City and works for a nonprofit organization and the youngest, Preston, who is in banking and lives in Rockwall.

While both of Lee’s parents are no longer living, he still cherishes

the many lessons he learned from them as well as the lessons he’s learned from the citizens of Titus County.

“I learned to have more tolerance of people who might disagree with me or how I handle things,” he said. “As County Judge, I learned to see things more from their perspective and realize that you’re not always right and they’re not always wrong. This job made me realize that there’s a lot of truth and validity to their opinions that sometimes just needs to be heard.”

The Chamber’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient offers this advice to others going into public office.

“Do a lot more listening than you’re probably use to doing,” he said. “Learn to control your initial emotions. Be available. Do what is best for the citizens long term instead of making shortsighted decisions based on political pressure. I’ve learned a lot over the years and believe I am leaving things in better shape than when I got there. I think that should always be the goal with anything you do.”

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Rundles makes Chamber history, healthier lifestyle changes

A Pastor’s Journey HEALTHCARE

For Mount Pleasant native Dr. Francis Antonio “Tony” Rundles, Titus Regional Medical Center’s mantra, ‘Healthier Tomorrows Start Here’, truly served as a wakeup call to start his own healthier lifestyle journey.

As a member of the Titus County Hospital District Board of Managers since 2016, Rundles decided to take charge of his own health.

“I knew it needed to start with me,” he said. “If I was going to ask others to be healthier, I had to be willing to do the same. I needed to practice what I was preaching and be an example. Because this is my home, I want what’s best for the people around me.”

Growing up in Mount Pleasant as the oldest of five children, the future pastor first learned the importance of strong work ethic from his parents, the late Wilbert Rundles and Nona Ann (Smith) Rundles.

“My father did whatever he could to take care of us,” Rundles recalled. “He worked day and night when he had to and took on odd jobs just to provide for his family. Dad wasn’t an educated person, but he made sure his children all had an education. Mom took care of the home and made sure we stayed fed and clothed. She always made sure we had what we needed. Family was important to my parents.”

In addition to his parents, Rundles could also count on “neighborhood moms” to “fill in the gaps.” Raised on the West side of town, Rundles has never ventured too far away from Mount Pleasant.

“It was Booker Street all the way,” he laughed. “People on Riley Street and Pecan Street; we all looked out for each

other. Back then, that’s just what you did. That was when people borrowed sugar and community was everything. We were a village. People like Louise Mitchell took care of me. She was like a second mother. Mama Gene (Imogene Garrett) was my great aunt. She also looked out for me. There were so many people who loved and nurtured me.”

Rundles also vividly remembers fun times at Oaklawn Park swimming and playing in countless softball tournaments as a member of the Master Jammers team. That athletic prowess also translated into success on the football field in junior high where the team went undefeated two years straight. Once in high school, Rundles continued to excel as a standout athlete lettering in football, track and basketball. Coached under Donnie Laurence and later Mike Zoffuto, it was Zoffuto’s teachings especially that still resonate with him today.

“Coach Zoffuto was a former drill sergeant for the Marine (Corps),” he said. “He paid attention to every detail and he taught us to do the same. Right before each game, he would have the team go into a dark room and just listen to General Patton and visualize winning. Our team motto when we came to high school our freshman year was ‘Win state.’ Once Coach Zoffuto came, we changed our motto our senior year to ‘We believe.’ Coach Zoffuto truly made us believe in ourselves.”

As a running back ranked 80th in the state and as one of the fastest on the 100-meter run, Rundles and his Tiger teammates went 9-2 in football his senior year.

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BOTTOM LEFT: Tony Rundles, #41, wore his Tiger jersey proudly.

BOTTOM RIGHT: Tony Rundles is “on the run” as he carries the ball down the field.

TOP LEFT: Tony Rundles prepares for football action as a Mount Pleasant Tiger star running back. RIGHT: Dr. Tony Rundles and his wife Lillie gather with their children and grandchildren after Sunday church service.

While sports were an important part of his high school career, he also served as a member of the school newspaper staff and later worked for a short time with the Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune during his first year of college. He even minored in journalism in his first year of college at Cypress Basin Community College, a division of Paris Junior College held off site in Mount Pleasant.

“I had offers to play football, go off to college and at one time I wanted to be a journalist,” he said. “But I just wasn’t quite prepared like I should have been. I wasn’t ready when the time came to go off to school so I stayed near home and, for a time, just lost my way.”

During that time, Rundles also gave his life to Christ as a member of the First Church of God in Christ in Mount Pleasant. Rundles believes God was working to prepare him for his life to come.

“I got derailed for a time there and went through a period that I often call deferred blessings,” Rundles said. “Just like Proverbs 13:12 (Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life) sometimes you set goals, but don’t accomplish them on the front side of life. You feel deflated and want to give up. But when you are able to finally accomplish them on the back side of life, it’s an awesome thing. It’s all in God’s timing which is always perfect.”

While at a crossroads after deciding not to return to college for another semester, Rundles received a call from the Texas Highway Department in 1983.

“They wanted to hire me so I jumped on it,” he said. “I was 20 years old at the time. It was a great career and eventually I was promoted to lab supervisor which was a first for a black person in this area. I worked 30 years and left with full retirement at the age of 50.”

The same year he started a new career he also found the love of his life.

“Lillie (Tumey) was a grade behind me in high school,” Rundles said. “We had the same psychology class together. In high school, we were just friends. I think that’s the best way to start a relationship. But then, she was home from college and we had our first date July 1, 1983. We were married on February 6, 1984.”

Just three short years into his new marriage, Rundles had a chance for a “do over” of sorts.

“It was 1987 when the Lord God saved me real good,” he said. “God’s hand was in it because that was just long enough for me to miss some things in life. I had been saved before, but this time was different. It was truly a pivotal point in my life.”

His next assignment, just three years later, would also be divinely ordered.

“I was called to the ministry and began preaching,” Rundles said.

Several years later, through an encounter with an inmate during a jail ministry visit, Rundles’ life was further transformed.

“The inmate ministered to me indirectly,” he explained. “He spoke a word that God affirmed to me. James 4:10 says: Humble yourselves in the sight of God and I will lift you up. That scripture radiated my spirit. Three years later, we renovated the old funeral home and started the church.”

Before and after photos of the Rundles’ couple show their dramatic health transformation.
Dr. Rundles regularly works out in the TitusFIT gym.

Motivated to continue God’s work, Rundles became the founding pastor of the Greater Hope Church of God in Christ in Mount Pleasant in 2000.

“We started with just 12 people and the ministry just flourished,” he said.

In fact, the congregation moved to a new location, at 1398 Elyse Avenue, in 2012 and has continued to thrive with numerous ministries including for women, young men and brotherhood. Rundles also serves as the Superintendent of the Greater Hope Outreach District and is Chairman of the Board of the Superintendents for the Texas Northeast 3rd Jurisdiction within the Church of God in Christ denomination.

Now retired for a decade, Rundles has been able to devote even more time to the family business, Tumey Mortuary, with his wife and mother-in-law. He also has had more time to spend with his three adult children including daughters Ashley McQueen and Toni Rundles and son Sean Rundles. He and his wife are also the proud grandparents to seven grandchildren:

Brooklyn Hines, Rihanna Hines, Amaya McQueen, Princess McQueen, Logan Rundles, Preston Rundles and Braydon Rundles.

Retirement also allowed Rundles time to earn three theology degrees starting in 2016 when he received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Theology and Bible with High Distinction from Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary. He also holds a Doctor of Divinity (D.DIV) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary.

Rundles was also appointed to a countywide position at the urging of one of his favorite, former coaches.

“Coach (Willie) Williams came to me, the year before he passed away, at that first Juneteenth celebration (downtown on the square in 2019) and told me how proud he was of me,” Rundles said. “He wanted me to take his place on the (hospital) board. That meant a lot to me that he thought enough of me to ask me to serve. He also encouraged me to join the Chamber and that’s when I later became a part of that first Diversity and Inclusion Committee. As a coach, Coach Williams was very stern and tough, but he always encouraged us. Our class was actually the last class he coached, during my sophomore year, before he took the job as principal at the junior high. It felt good to have him still encouraging me now as an adult. He wanted me to be more involved in the community. Whether I was a kid playing sports or now a grown man with a wife and kids, he was still fully invested in seeing me succeed.”

Terry Scroggin, Chief Executive Officer for Titus Regional Medical Center, credits Rundles with helping him to stay focused on the mission at hand.

“Tony inspires me to use equity lenses daily ensuring individuals are not marginalized and OUR health system meets their individual needs,” Scroggin said.

With a penchant for taking on leadership roles in the community, Rundles made Chamber history in 2022 becoming the first African American to hold the office as board president.

“It has been an honor to serve as a Chamber leader,” he said. “At the Chamber, we are very family oriented; very diverse and very tight-knit. Whenever we see each other, we immediately want to hug one another.”

Under Rundles’ leadership, nearly 50 new members joined the Chamber which now boasts a membership roll of more than 500 local businesses and individuals.

“What I especially like about the chamber is that it is for everybody,” Rundles continued. ‘It’s not for just one group of people, but everyone can benefit from what the Chamber offers. I also like the fact that we work well together as a team meeting the needs of the community. And whether you are a Mom and Pop store or a big corporation, you have the same Chamber benefits. We truly are one chamber; one voice.”

Sometime in 2018 or 2019, Rundles’ own voice spoke to him about his health.

“I realized that, even though I wasn’t necessarily at high risk, I still wasn’t taking care of myself like I should,” he said. “When you start feeling sluggish and tired all of the time, it’s time to listen to your body. When I got on the scale at 5’6” barefooted weighing 280.4 pounds, I knew I had to do something. So my

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Dr. Rundles nurtures both his spiritual and physical well-being while working out.

wife and I started the journey together. We do intermittent fasting and try not to eat after a certain time at night. I also started walking and exercising more. Since I made those changes, I’ve lost and maintained at least a 30-pound loss.”

“I like the quote that says: ‘Don’t let a stumble in the road be the end of your journey,’” he said. “Your health is a lifetime journey. And with any journey, there are highs and lows. If you eat bad for one meal, just start doing better with the next meal.”

In addition to eating better, Rundles attends the TitusFit Wellness Center four days a week where he usually completes a cardio workout combined with strength training.

“Dr. Rundles has represented OUR community ensuring all segments are given the opportunity to access health care,” Scroggin said. “Tony and his wife have been inspirations for many on their journey of improving their health and wellness. They are true selfless leaders.”

Despite the rewards, Rundles admits the journey has not always been easy.

“Consistency is the hardest part of all of this,” he said. “You have to be consistent and stay the course.”

Rundles stayed the course when it came to writing a book that was first a sermon in 2007. Published in 2021, the book entitled, Throw Her Down, has been extensively promoted.

“The book is now in stores in Australia, the UK and Canada,” Rundles said. “It just blows my mind how well the book has done. It is about that Jezebel spirit. It’s about a controlling, manipulative spirit that tries to undermine leadership. This is something that can happen not only in the church, but also the corporate world.”

With more writing projects on the horizon, Rundles continues to have a can-do attitude about his health and life in general.

“Failure is not final until you quit,” he said. “You just have to keep going.”

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The Diamond C Way: Do Work. Love Strong.

Synonymous with creating quality products and a strong sense of community, the Diamond C Trailers company has been on a steady, upward trajectory all while diligently working hard and intentionally loving strong.

What started in March 1985 after the demise of another local trailer company has now become a multimillion-dollar, family-owned operation. In 1984, Kim Crabb, the matriarch of the family, suddenly found herself out of a job. For more than three years, she worked at the former trailer business learning everything she could. Her husband, Mike, drove route trucks at the time and knew his way around an auto body shop very well.

“My biggest concern about starting our own company was making sure we wouldn’t have to shut down later on,” Kim Crabb said. “I wanted to be sure we figured out a plan, that once we hired people, they would be able to keep their jobs and take care of their families.”

The Crabbs also knew they would need money to get started so they approached a few family members about investing in the concept. Several turned them down. Undeterred, the young couple decided to ask Kim’s parents.

“God took care of us because we would not have been where we are today most likely if any of those family members had said ‘yes,’” Kim Crabb said. “So, then we went to my parents. My Mom wasn’t so sure they should invest in the company because it was their savings. My Dad, on the other hand, believed we could do it so eventually that’s where we got the money to help us get started.”

The Crabbs started the business in their backyard—literally. In the beginning, the money was short and the days were very long for the classmates-turned-married couple who, at the time, had 2 ¾ children: daughters Kristen (who now works in real estate) and Caroline (who now co-owns a


leather shoe company) and future CEO Jeffrey on the way. They would later add son Jacob to round out the offspring quad.

“After Mom’s job shut down, she had trouble finding another one because she was pregnant with me,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “So that was even more motivation for them to start the business. Diamond C was born in March 1985 and I was born two months later in May.”

“Once we knew the business was a go, we just had to trust that God would lead us in the right direction, keep the faith and stay humble,” Kim Crabb said.

“We were raised at a time when you just did whatever you had to in order to survive,” Mike Crabb said. “My father was a brick layer and remodeler so all I knew was work. I was raised to work.”

How the co-founders met

To talk about the creation of Diamond C and the hard work involved, there first has to be a discussion about just how Mike Crabb and then Kim Copeland initially met.

A mutual friend pointed Mike out to Kim during their senior year at Mount Pleasant High School. Mike was interested in a date, but Kim wasn’t too impressed with his attire on that particular day.

“He had on cowboy boots and a western-looking shirt and I told my friend ‘I’m not into cowboys.’ Actually, Mike wasn’t really even a cowboy,” she said.

“I was the farthest thing from a cowboy,” Mike laughed.

With no match made, Kim went off to school at Tyler Junior College while Mike attended Paris Junior College for a semester. By December of that same year, Kim was back home for the holidays and ran into Mike, along with some of his friends, at a local eatery.

“We all met up at the Dairy Queen and I started asking how everyone was liking college,” she explained. “Mike told me he was back working in Mount Pleasant. And then I said, ‘well, you should move to Tyler. We have fun in Tyler.’ Two months later, he moved to Tyler and the rest is history.”

A year after they both moved back to Mount Pleasant they married in July 1977. Now partners in life, they decided to become partners in business eight years later.

“I think we meshed the best of both worlds together when we started the business,” Mike Crabb explained. “I knew a little bit about a lot of things and stayed out in the shop designing and creating. I didn’t have to worry about the office. I knew Kim was going to take care of that. Her mother was a professional secretary at the refinery working for several executives for many years. That’s what Kim went to school for at TJC. Her office skills and strict adherence to office principles and rules have always been impeccable. I never had anything to worry about when it came to running the office.”

Hard times at Diamond C

In those earlier years, the husband-and-wife duo did worry about how to keep the business afloat. In 1997, Diamond C opened a location in Utah. Four years later, the facility shut down and almost took the entire operation with it.

Left to right: Jacob Crabb, Kristen Dunn, Kim and Mike Crabb, Caroline Blackard, and Jeffery Crabb.
Kim and Mike Crabb

“That closure nearly brought the business to bankruptcy,” Jeffrey Crabb explained. “My parents were exhausted emotionally, physically and financially from that experience. I call the period from 2001-2003 the dark ages because it truly was a dark time for the company.”

“After 20 years in the business, we felt like we had carried it as far as the two of us could go,” Kim Crabb explained. “We were in a difficult time. Mike and I felt like we were at a dead end. We weren’t sure we could grow the company. And so, one day Jeffrey said to us: ‘do you mind if I try?’”

Enter the couple’s 19-year-old, third born. Jeffrey actually started working at the company while still in high school. As a sophomore, he worked with tail lights in the shop after school. By his senior year, he worked in the retail trailer shop and from there he began handling the marketing part of the company. He took over as CEO in 2005.

“By default, I sort of fell into it,” Jeffrey Crabb smiled. “In all of my ignorant glory, I didn’t know any better.”

Today, Jeffrey’s involvement in the company is a full-circle moment for sure.

“Diamond C, in the earlier year, was actually our playground,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “It was any mischievous child’s dream come true. Some kids hopped hay bales for fun. We hopped trailers in the backyard.”

“Jeffrey and Jacob are what we call trailer brats,” Mike Crabb said. “They literally came up in the business as infants.”

While Jeffrey joined the team in a leadership role early on, Jacob was convinced he, instead, wanted to be a first responder.

“After high school, I went to the fire academy,” Jacob Crabb explained. “I really wanted to be a fireman, but after that didn’t work out, I had to go in a different direction. All of this happened on purpose. It was God’s will. I didn’t realize it at the time, but now looking back that’s exactly why it happened the way it happened.”

After several years working wherever he was needed in the company, the husband and father of two transitioned into the Vice President of Sales and Marketing position in 2018.

“I’m a talker so sales just made sense for me,” Jacob Crabb said. “I’m just like Mom. I like to talk to people and help them. What working in sales did

Diamond C family at the Mount Pleasant-Titus County Chamber of Commerce 2022 Awards Banquet

for me was ignite a passion to help people whether through sales or in leadership helping them, however I could, to grow and succeed. It was a unique chain of events that eventually led me to sales. At the time, we were needing to really grow and so sales was a big part of that growth. Jeffrey is more like Dad so he naturally took on the role of design, innovation and product development. We each just naturally gravitated to the roles we now have within the company.”

“God puts you in places where your strengths stick out,” Mike Crabb said. “When we would race boats, Jacob would go with me and he knew no stranger. He would wander from boat to boat talking to people just like he had known them all of his life. That’s what he brings to the table.”

Jacob also brings a keen sense of understanding how social media has the ability to dramatically impact the company’s bottom line and the customer’s overall experience—to the tune of over 60,000 followers.

“We had to figure out a way to relate to our customers and give them a visual connection to the brand, to who we are and to the innovation,” Jacob Crabb explained. “So, one day we just picked up a camera and started doing videos. What drove us crazy was that some of our competitors were already doing videos, but it was like watching paint dry. We wanted to connect the brand to the customer and show them why they needed our product and how it could help them.”

Diamond C’s next chapter

in how those core values had played out for us in the previous 25 years that gave me the confidence to take the risk. There was definitely no guarantee it would work, but it did. And when we had capacity, customers showed up and we did our best to take care of them.”

“That was a galvanizing moment in the journey,” he continued. “It was at that point that we knew we did the right thing. That award in 2019 and the growth that we had realized up until then really set the stage to scale the company to where we are today and beyond.”

And then COVID hit.

“COVID really did some crazy things to the world and to the trailer industry, “Jeffrey Crabb said. “All of our manufacturing is here, but our customer base is nationwide. So, before Titus County even had its first confirmed case, half of our customer base was already shut down in California, Oregon, Washington, the far Northeast and the New England states.”

“God puts you in places where your strengths stick out,”
Mike Crabb said.

“The formula, then and now, has been to focus on doing what we do best—building innovative trailers all while striving to take the best care possible of everyone involved in that process,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “It’s been a very imperfect journey with lots of hard lessons learned, but we just continue to focus on those core values.”

Starting in 2016, Diamond C significantly extended the scope of those core values embarking on a monumental building project to create a massive 135,000 square foot powder coat facility at their flagship location just south of Mount Pleasant. The expansion would increase the familyowned company’s potential for exponential growth.

“That expanded our manufacturing capacity significantly,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “From 2017-2020, we gained a lot of market share. There was a good, strong demand for the product that we had designed and built. By the grace of God, we had that trust and respect from our customers. So, when we had more capacity, they wanted more.”

And more is what Diamond C delivered. Receiving the Fastest Growing Market Share Award in the Open, Flatbed Industry in 2019 signaled a new era for Diamond C.

“There was definitely a lot of risk associated with expanding,” Jeffrey Crabb explained. “Some would say that I bet the farm when we did that. But it was confidence

But in less than three weeks, after sending the entire workforce home, they returned.

“As soon as we brought them back, at like half capacity, it was the wild, wild West for the trailer industry,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “Our best guess is that all of these people were now sheltering in place at their homes. They weren’t going on summer vacations or traveling for baseball or spending money like they usually do. They were stuck at home staring at their broken-down fences and the landscaping that they always wanted to upgrade. And all of those projects required trailers to get the work done. In a matter of a few weeks, we went from a shutdown to the unknown of wondering if we would ever return to being completely sold out. The whole trailer industry was sold out too. It really took the whole year of 2021 to dig out of that and to try to get dealers some inventory back. Coming into 2020 with really strong market-share growth and the phenomenon of COVID really made it clear to us that we had an opportunity to grow our impact far beyond where we had been and where we are today. This is all way more than what we could have ever asked for or imagined.”

Growing that impact meant Diamond C needed more facilities and even more team members. In the last 5-6 years, the company has increased its workforce from 175 to 650 to now more than 800 (and growing) employees. Acquisitions such as the former Parker Trailers plant, a former manufacturing building on Industrial Road and the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) speculative building in Business Park as well as the purchase of a former car dealership location in Pittsburg. That growth is also part of what earned them the Chamber’s Business of the Year award in 2022. But regardless of the growth, the owners remain committed to their original, core values.


Do Work. Love Strong.

“Diamond C is a combination of yearning to build an extraordinary product and taking care of all of the people involved for many years running--the same core values and principles that my parents really founded the business on,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “We focus on our primary stakeholders—our team members, customers and the community.

“We didn’t really reinvent the wheel,” the husband and father of five continued. “We just kept doing what my parents did their best to do for the first two decades of Diamond C. They never really had a name, or a label, for it. But as we started really growing about 10-11 years ago and I no longer knew every team member personally, our culture began fraying at the edges. We had to get serious about defining what our culture was, what our core values were and what our purpose was. It became a process of soul searching for the company’s soul to determine what makes us who we are and that quickly became clear.”

Who they are today as a company, almost four decades later, is a direct result of Mike and Kim’s significant influence and impact.

“My Dad’s part, his personality or focus was always the innovation of the product,” Jeffrey Crabb said. “He always had that drive to do extraordinary, innovative, highquality work--cut no corners. So that’s what we coined ‘Do Work.’ It’s about the relentless pursuit of progress. The other piece that balances it out is the ‘Love

Strong’ and that’s always been a part of my mother’s DNA. She has always been passionate about loving and serving our team members as well as doing the right thing for our vendors, customers and the community. As long as we don’t leave either one of those two things out, the formula will always work very well.”

“Doing what we do at Diamond C is an opportunity to continue impacting people in a positive way both internally and externally,” he continued. “I really think we’re just getting started in that journey. We have so much opportunity that we’ve been blessed with. In turn, we want to continue being a blessing to our team members, customers and community.”

The two brothers, along with Chief Financial Officer Jeff Weaver, have formed a triangle of trust providing strong leadership to an ever-growing group of team members.

“I call them the Three Js,” Mike Crabb said. “I’m proud of the fact that they have remained grounded through all of this. They are really tackling some big things and it’s exciting to see what is happening. Over the years, I’ve thought: Why us? Why did this work? In the grand scheme of things, God has big plans and we don’t know what they are. We just have to trust Him.”

“I feel like we have three, great Christian men who are going to pray about it and think it through before they make any kind of big decisions,” Kim Crabb said. “Now that’s not to say that things couldn’t go wrong, but I think Mike and I are in good hands.”

Remaining a family-owned trailer company is somewhat of an anomaly in today’s market.

“We see a lot of instances where people like doing business with a truly, family-run organization,” Mike Crabb said. “In our industry, in the last few years especially, that’s less and less common so I am glad both of the boys chose to be a part of it.”

“In the 80s, when my parents started the business, 80 percent of the trailer businesses were family owned,” Jeffrey Crabb explained. “Now, it’s just the reverse. Less than 20 percent are still family owned.”

The Diamond C family is also well known for its generous, give-back philosophy donating time and resources to everything from trailer loads (literally) of school supplies collected by team members to trash cleanups in town to spearheading Sunday church services to helping the women and children of Hope Ministries in whatever way possible. It’s something the grandmother of 13, in her wildest dreams, could never have imagined.

“Never in a million years would we have thought this business would be doing all of what it is doing now and be where it is today—never,” Kim Crabb said. “We definitely have God to thank for that.”

Diamond C Trailers, also known as RoadClipper Enterprises, is headquartered at 4006 FM 3417, Mount Pleasant, TX 75455 and can be reached by phone at (903) 572-2834 or online at www.diamondc.com

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Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Diamond C Trailers’ Technology Advancement Center at the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) Business Park
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102 Tankersley Road


Win Auto Center (903) 380-6150

200 West Ferguson Road



Cliffs Paint & Body Shop Inc (903) 572-5678

607 North Washington Avenue

Facebook: @cliffspaintandbody

Rychlik Auto Wrecker Service (903) 572-3376

Find full listing under Towing & Wrecker Services

Sandlin Motors, Inc. (903) 572-3656

Find full listing under Automotive Dealerships New & Used

Titus County Collision & Glass (903) 577-3059

928 West 16th Street



ABC Auto Parts (903) 572-3394

1315 South Jefferson Avenue


AutoZone (903) 575-0515

912 South Jefferson Avenue


Brown’s Glass & Mirror (903) 572-7848

408 West Ferguson Road


Discount Tire (430) 222-6012

2411 South Jefferson Avenue


Discount Tire and Brake (903) 856-6531

202 North Greer Boulevard


www.discounttireandbrake pittsburg.com

Mount Pleasant Driving Academy (903) 575-7435

119 East 6th Street


Mount Pleasant Tire & Brake, Inc. (903) 577-1818

1811 West Ferguson Road www.mtpleasanttireandbrake.com

NAPA Auto Parts (903) 572-4368

1300 West Ferguson Road www.napaonline.com

Thirty-Three Auto Clean (903) 241-4304 - Gilmer

Find full listing under Car Wash

Toyota of Mount Pleasant (903) 577-7770

102 Tankersley Road



Discount Tire and Brake (903) 856-6531

Find full listing under Automotive Retail & Services

Elliott Chrysler Dodge Jeep (903) 572-4371

2045 Burton Drive www.elliottautogroup.com

Elliott Ford Lincoln (903) 572-3486

2055 West Burton Road www.elliottautogroup.com

Esslinger Kwik Kar Oil & Lube LLC (903) 572-3395

917 South Jefferson Avenue

Facebook: @davidesslinger85

Finish Line Tire & Lube 903-717-8924

1219 West Ferguson Road Facebook: @fltmp

Sandlin Motors, Inc. (903) 572-3656

Find full listing under Automotive Dealerships New & Used

Sisk Motors, Inc. (903) 285-6637

2739 West Ferguson Road www.siskmotors.com

Toyota of Mount Pleasant (903) 577-7770

102 Tankersley Road www.everetttoyotamtpleasant.com


Print Works (903) 717-8999

Find full listing under Embroidery & Screen Printing

The Sign Express (214) 970-6510

418 North Madison Avenue Facebook: @signstoptexas

The Wood Mizer (903) 717-0035



AAA Bail Bonds (903) 572-7610

207 South Van Buren Avenue


American National Bank (903) 572-1776

301 South Madison Avenue www.anbmp.com

City National Bank (903) 856-3625

220 North Jefferson St. - Pittsburg www.bankatcnb.bank

Cypress Bank (903) 572-9856

801 North Jefferson Avenue www.cypressbanktx.com

First Federal Community Bank (903) 577-1118

805 North Madison Avenue www.1st-fed.com

Guaranty Bank & Trust (903) 572-9881

100 West Arkansas Street www.gnty.com

North East Texas Credit Union (903) 577-3500

1405 South Jefferson Avenue www.thenetcu.com

Pilgrim Bank (903) 575-2150

2401 South Jefferson Avenue www.pilgrimbank.bank

VeraBank (903) 577-6900

302 North Jefferson Avenue www.verabank.com


Prodigy Spa & Salon (903) 380-6190

Find full listing under Spas/Salons


Miss Behavin Boutique (903) 572-4545

124 West 2nd Street Facebook: @missbehavinmptx

Plum Crazy Boutique (903) 572-4646

804 North Van Buren www.plumcrazymptx.com

Seasons Gift Company (903) 572-2239

Find full listing under Retailers


Lowe’s Home Improvement (903) 434-7910

Find full listing under Hardware

McCoy’s Building Supply Center (903) 572-9281

1702 West 16th Street www.mccoys.com

Wholesale Electric Supply Co, Inc. (903) 572-7946

2825 West Ferguson Road www.netwes.com


A1 Electric Motor Service Division of MDI-Industries, LLC) (903) 572-0422

1506 North Washington Avenue www.a1electricmotorservices.com

Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce (903) 572-8567

1604 North Jefferson Avenue www.mtpleasanttx.com

Northeast Texas Small Business Development Center (903) 434-8237

Find full listing under Government

ZenBusiness (844) 493-6249

702 San Antonio Street www.zenbusiness.com/texas-llc


Camp Langston RV Resort (903) 572-5935

50 County Road 3227 www.camplangston.org

Camp Shiloh Lutheran Retreat (903) 855-1800

3335 FM 21 - Pittsburg www.campshilohretreat.org


Thirty-Three Auto Clean (903) 241-4304

5845 Bob-O-Link Road - Gilmer


Cash Store (903) 577-9111

2306 South Jefferson Avenue www.cashstore.com/local/pay day-loans-mt-pleasant-tx

Sun Loan Company (903) 717-3925

1506 West Ferguson Road, Suite 3 www.sunloan.com


Crazy Heifer’s Cafe (903) 563-6972

730 East 16th Street

Facebook: @crazyheiferscafe

Creative Catering (903) 563-4341

715 East Ferguson Road

Howards Katch’em & Kook’em (903) 717-8138

Find full listing under Restaurants & Specialty Foods

JoJack’s Smokehouse (903) 717-8301

Find full listing under Restaurants & Specialty Foods

Mount Pleasant Country Club (903) 572-1804

Find full listing under Golf Courses/Carts

Red Barn Grill & Bakery (903) 767-4005

Find full listing under Restaurants & Specialty Foods

Ted Kamel Foods, LLC (903) 539-8847

1115 Wilma Street


AA’s Tree House Learning Center (903) 572-8009

1408 North Edwards

Facebook: @aatreehouselc


Calvary Bible Church (903) 577-7787

411 North Van Buren Avenue


Center Church (903) 312-4724

102 North Jefferson Avenue


Dellwood Park Assembly of God Church

503 East Ferguson Road (903) 572-2928

First Assembly of God (903)-572-8195

2115 North Edwards


First Baptist Church (903) 572-3605

2201 Texas Highway 49


First Christian Church (903) 572-8114

105 Redbud Lane


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First Presbyterian Church (903) 572-8832

401 North Madison Avenue www.presbyterianchurchmptx.org

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (903) 572-4470

2820 West Ferguson Road www.goodshepherdmtpleasant.com

Greater Hope Church of God in Christ (903) 575-9233

1398 North Elsye Avenue

Facebook: @greater-hopechurch-of-god-in-christ

Highland Park Baptist Church (903) 572-9362

2801 South Jefferson Avenue www.hpbcmp.com

Iglesia Del Nazareno

“Monte Ararat” (903) 573-0998

215 North Jefferson Avenue

Mount Olive Baptist Church (903) 572-1052

131 South O’Tyson Avenue


Mount Pleasant Seventh-Day Adventist Church (903) 572-7556

302 Lakewood Drive


Nevill’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (903) 572-1051

113 CR 3210


North Ridge Church of Christ (903) 572-3202

212 East Burton Road


Northeast Texas Bikers Church (903) 563-0948

749 East 16th Street


Sheppard Street Church of Christ (903) 572-2163

502 Sheppard Street www.sheppardstreetcoc.com

South Jefferson Baptist Church (903) 572-2006

1701 South Jefferson Avenue www.southjefferson.org

Saint Andrew United Methodist Church (903) 572-6457

2019 North Edwards Avenue www.standrewumc.us

St. Michael’s Catholic Church (903) 572-5227

1403 East 1st Street www.stmichaelmp.org

Templo Cristiano Fuente de Agua

Viva Asambleas de Dios (903) 305-6707

P.O. Box 1591

Tennison Memorial United Methodist Church (903) 572-5341

313 North Church Street www.tennisonumc.org

The General Assembly of The Church of the Living God PGT (469) 358-4889

904 East 8th Street

Trinity Baptist Church (903) 572-1959

2830 West Ferguson Road www.trinitytx.org

Unity Missionary Baptist Church (903) 575-0995

1048 Richardson Road www.unitychurchmp.org


Brenda’s Home Services, LLC (903) 918-2385

1108 North Johnson Avenue

Servpro of Paris (903) 784-2700

Find full listing under Fire & Water Restoration


Hebrews Coffee & More (430) 222-2233

330 West Ferguson Road

Facebook: @hebrewscoffeeandmore

Jo’s Downtown (903) 577-0567

102 North Jefferson Avenue www.josdowntown.com

Thrifting & Co.ffee

109 West 3rd Street Facebook: @thriftingcoffee


2404 South Jefferson Avenue www.starbucks.com


Absolute Technology Solutions (903) 807-0303

418 Lake Lamond Rd - Longview www.getabsolute.com


Pearson Consulting (405) 264-3420

YGM, LLC (918) 906-7846

1266 Route West Anderson, MO www.ygmtrc.com


Complete Business Systems (800) 284-4270

102 North Spur 63 - Longview www.cbs-digital.com

Document Solutions (903) 597-1366

1540 Rice Road, Suite 100 - Tyler www.documentsolutionshq.com


Aspen Dental (903) 513-0505

2402 South Jefferson Avenue www.aspendental.com

Bella Smiles (903) 572-1600

1401 South Jefferson Avenue www.visitbellasmiles.com

East Texas Children’s Dentistry, P. A. (903) 577-9900

401 West 19th Street www.easttexaschildrensdentistry.com

George O’Neal DDS (903) 572-5635

820 North Van Buren Avenue

Mt. Pleasant Family Dental (903) 345-6065

614 South Jefferson Avenue, #3 www.mpfdental.com

Piney Woods Family Dentistry (903) 572-7502

515 North Van Buren Avenue www.pineywoodsfamilydentistry.com

Pleasant Smiles Dental (903) 572-4141

204 West 19th Street

Robert C. Sikes, DDS (903) 572-9720

515 North Van Buren Avenue www.robertcsikesdds.com

Shae Ochoa DDS, MS (903) 572-8543

2015 West Ferguson Road www.smilesmadeforlife.com

Smile Labs Express (903) 305-2998

208 South Van Buren Avenue

Facebook: @smilelabsexpress


Scrubbies Wash USA, Inc. (903) 572-4152

513 West Ferguson Road


Jarvis Christian College (903) 730-4890

US Highway 80 East PR 7631


Northeast Texas Community College (903) 434-8100

2886 FM 1735


Texas A&M University

Texarkana at NTCC (903) 434-8357

2886 FM 1735

www.tamut.edu/admissions/ apply/ntcc/


Durham School Services (903) 572-2090

Find full listing under Transportation

Ignite Youth Club (903) 717-8626

Find full listing under Organizations

Jarvis Christian College (903) 730-4890

Find full listing under Education: Colleges & Universities

Kindle Light School (903) 577-8577

1304 East Ferguson Road

Facebook: @kindlelight-christianpreschool

Mount Pleasant Christian School (903) 577-1550

300 South Florey Avenue


Mount Pleasant Music Studio (903) 562-0199

901 North Jefferson


Chapel Hill Education Foundation (903) 572-8096

1069 CR 4660


Communities in Schools of Northeast Texas (903) 434-8212

2886 FM 1735

www.ntcc.edu/academics/ outreach-services/communitiesschools

Durham School Services (903) 572-2090

Find full listing under Transportation

East Texas Regional Advocacy (903) 267-2441

3010 Fair Oaks - Paris



Harts Bluff Independent School District (903) 577-1146

3506 FM 1402 www.hbisd.net

Mount Pleasant Independent School District (903) 575-2000

2230 North Edwards www.mpisd.net

Mount Pleasant Boys & Girls Club (903) 935-2050

1500 Positive Place

Region VIII Education Service Center (903) 572-8551

4845 US Highway 271 North www.reg8.net


Eubanks Electric (903) 573-3642

220 Curry Road - Lonestar Facebook: @eubanks-electric

Hale Electric (903) 379-4281

15716 Highway 271 North


Newman Electronics, LLC (903) 572-4182

1202 North Jefferson Avenue www.newmanelectronics.com


Crossroads Ink (903) 445-1163

511 West 1st Street www.crossroadsink.com

Designin’ Women

Emily Aikman (903) 563-4100

105 Diane Lane www.designinwomen.com

Print Works (903) 717-8999

119 West 1st Street www.printworksmtpleasant.com


KSA Engineers (903) 236-7700

140 East Tyler Street, Suite 600 www.ksaeng.com


Cruise Planner Professional (903) 204-6509

225 Tennison Road www.cruiseplannerprofessional.com

D-Bat Mount Pleasant (903) 575-1615

2112 TX-49 www.dbatmtpleasant.com

Efurd Orchards (903) 856-2253

4004 Highway 271 South Pittsburg www.efurdorchard.com

Kidsverse (940) 231-1199

181 County Road 1332 www.kidsverseplay.com

Mount Pleasant Bowling and Activity Center (903) 572-0347

754 East 16th Street Facebook: @mp-bowling-andactivity-center

City Lights Mount Pleasant Movie Theater (903) 572-6322

1706 South Jefferson Avenue www.mtpleasantcinema6.com

Mount Pleasant Music Studio (903) 562-0199

901 North Jefferson

Mount Vernon Music Association (903) 563-3780

402 Leftwich Street

Mount Vernon www.mountvernonmusic.org

Sweet Shop USA (903) 575-5505

Find full listing under Manufacturing


Allan Dennis Concessions, Inc. (903) 235-4936

3484 County Road 2744 - Naples

Facebook: @allan-dennisconcessions-inc

Camp Langston RV Resort (903) 572-5935

Find full listing under Camps

Coppergate Ranch (903) 575-8861

3302 FM 2348 www.coppergateranch.com

Deer Lake Cabins Ranch Resort (903) 860-3898

Find full listing under Lodging: Resorts

Jo’s Downtown (903) 577-0567

Find full listing under Coffee Shops & Roasters

K Sounds (903) 285-2072

Find full listing under Audio Engineers

Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce (903) 572-8567

Find full listing under Business Services

MP Rentals (903) 434-6450

Facebook: @mprentals17

Mr. Freeze Ice Cream & Sno-Balls (903) 431-3163

505 Houston Street - Kilgore

Facebook: @senorfreeze

SC’s Sounds (903) 466-3631

510 Redbud Lane

Facebook: @scssounds

Shutter Bug Photo Booth (903) 717-0023

2139 County Road 4550 Facebook: @myshutterbugphotobooth

The Abernathy House (214) 202-1862

406 Quitman Street - Pittsburg Facebook: @abernathyhouse

The Landing Event Center (903) 305-9098

1902 West Ferguson Road www.thelandingtx.org

YaYa Sweet Decorations (903) 285-2074

504 McLean Avenue


1st Texas Financial Services, LLP (903) 572-3491

915 North Jefferson Avenue www.1sttexasfinancial.com

Adkins United Finance Company (903) 577-9300

1008 North Van Buren Avenue www.adkinsunitedfinance.com

Cannaday Financial Services/LPL (903) 577-7086

2001 West Ferguson Road, Suite 2000 www.cannadayfinancial.com

Edward Jones-David Patterson (903) 575-1020

1606 Shadywood Lane www.edwardjones.com/ david-patterson

Edward Jones-Erin Conrad (903) 717-3740

2001 West Ferguson Road, Suite 1006

www.edwardjones.com/ erin-conrad

Edward Jones-Frank Durrum (903) 572-6684

808 North Jefferson Avenue

www.edwardjones.com/ frank-durram

KRB Investments

(430) 222-3310

2322 Harts Bluff Road

McGuire-Dyke Investment Group (903) 572-6661

407 North Madison Avenue


Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial (214) 926-6679



Servpro of Paris (903) 784-2700

3808 Highway 271 North www.servproparis.com


Anytime Fitness (903) 577-8877

668 South Jefferson Avenue


CrossFit TiCo (903) 285-1391

816 West 16th Street


Lion Head CrossFit (903) 563-7803

401 North Jefferson Avenue


Mt. Pleasant Martial Arts/ Mt. Pleasant Best After School & Summer Camps (903) 380-3734

114 North Jefferson Avenue



10th Planet Mount Pleasant (903) 466-6434

609 North Jefferson Avenue


Lion Head CrossFit (903) 563-7803

Find full listing under Fitness Centers


Renee’s Floors & Decor (903) 380-6020

2208 West Ferguson Road


Rhoyal Painting and Remodeling (903) 806-2367

Mount Pleasant

Shumate Flooring (903) 572-3526

1216 North Jefferson Avenue


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Mill’s Flowers & Gifts (903) 572-3951

122 West 2nd Street www.millsflowershop.com


Efurd Orchards (903) 856-2253

4004 Highway 271 South Pittsburg www.efurdorchard.com

Greer Farm (903) 645-3232

1444 County Road 1125 Daingerfield www.greerfarm.com


Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home (903) 572-3621

2805 South Jefferson Avenue www.batescoopersloanfuneral home.com

Curry-Welborn Funeral Home (903) 577-7500

2256 North Edwards www.currywelborn.com

Tumey Mortuary (903) 572-2526

611 North Gibson Street www.tumeymortuary.com


ACH Construction (903) 563-1327

303 West Ferguson Road www.achconstructionproperties.com

ASAP Roofing & Construction (903) 363-9160

Find full listing under Roofing Contractors

Baker Custom Homes

802 North Jefferson Avenue www.seabournehomes.com

Big Dog Roofing & Construction, LLC - Texas Division (903) 243-9335


Castletop Roofing & Construction (903) 434-3351

Find full listing under Roofing Contractors

Dennis Cameron Construction & Equipment, LLC (903) 572-4713

1406 Industrial Road

Eckstrom Construction (906) 563-0735

Facebook: @dandpdesigns

Larry Lawrence Construction (903) 563-0135

484 Interstate 30 East www.larrylawrence.com

Merrymen Seamless Gutters (903) 563-2236

1907 Friendly Avenue www.merrymanseamlessgutter.com

NETX Blinds and More, LLC (903) 484-6590

410 North Jefferson Avenue #270 www.netxblinds.com

R&M Painting, LLC (903) 285-1428

1901 Happy Street

R. K. Hall Construction Ltd (903) 577-0422

Find full listing under Asphalt & Concrete Products

Rhoyal Painting and Remodeling (903) 806-2367

Mount Pleasant

Scott E Redfearn Inc (903) 577-7007

1010 North Jefferson Avenue


Stansell Construction (903) 285-7720

100 CR 4510 www.stansellconstructiontx.com

Stephenson Dirt Contracting (903) 524-2225

4995 South I 30 Frontage Road www.stephensondirtcontracting.com

Symmetry Turf Sports Construction (903) 560-8070

312 West Alabama Street, Suite 101 www.symmetryfurf.com


Mount Pleasant Country Club (903) 572-1804

1000 Country Club Drive www.countryclubmtpleasant.com

Spruill Honda Kawasaki Yamaha (903) 572-3647

Find full listing under Motorcycles, Motorsports & ATV’s GOVERNMENT

Ark-Tex Council of Governments (903) 832-8636

4808 Elizabeth Street Texarkana www.atcog.org


City of Mount Pleasant (903) 575-4000

501 North Madison Avenue www.mpcity.net

Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (903) 572-6602

1604 North Jefferson Avenue www.mpedc.org

Mount Pleasant Housing Authority (903) 572-2829

601 South Stark Drive www.mtpleasantha.com

Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce (903) 572-8567

Find full listing under Business Services

Northeast Texas Small Business Development Center (903) 434-8237

105 North Riddle Avenue www.northeasttxsbdc.org

State Representative Cole Hefner (903) 717-8238

115 West 1st Street www.colehefner.com

Titus County Fresh Water Supply District (903) 572-1844

352 Fort Sherman Dam Road www.tcfreshwater.com

Workforce Solution of Northeast Texas (903) 794-9490 x512

911 North Bishop Street, Suite A100 - Wake Village www.netxworkforce.org

The Mount Pleasant-Titus County Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1939, is the area’s leading membership driven organization. The Chamber’s goals are simple – enhance business and improve the area’s quality of life. Our 450-plus member base ensures strong partnerships with the City of Mount Pleasant and area communities, the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation and the Mount Pleasant-Titus County Visitors Council.

Chamber committees and task forces actively improve the economic welfare of the community through study, recommendations and actions related to business retention and expansion, education, government affairs and tourism.

Chambers are only as strong as their membership support. Please take a moment to browse our partnership directory in the back of the magazine. We invite you to join the Mount Pleasant-Titus County Chamber as a business or individual. Enjoy the partnership that is your link to good business.



Brookshire’s Food Store (903) 572-1947

308 West Ferguson Road www.brookshires.com

Day & Nite Foods (903) 918-7408

100 South Miller www.dayandniterepair.com

H & R Distributors (903) 572-7131

1709 West Ferguson Road www.handrdistributors.com

Just Liquor

1503 North Jefferson Avenue Mount Pleasant

La Carreta Meat Market (903) 572-3036

601 North Jefferson Avenue www.lamichoacanameatmarket.com

Nick’s Feed, Fuel & Grocery, LLC (903) 747-6207

6116 FM 1001 - Cookville Facebook: @theargostore

Pic-N-Pay (903) 285-7995

1501 North Jefferson Avenue

Super 1 Foods (903) 577-8020

602 South Jefferson Avenue www.super1foods.com

Super Bueno (903) 575-9449

1210 West Ferguson Road Facebook: @superbuenomp

Wal-Mart #0131 (903) 572-0018

Find full listing under Retailers & Specialty Stores


Lowe’s Home Improvement (903) 434-7910

1220 Lakewood Drive www.lowes.com

United Ag and Turf (903) 572-7961

Find full listing under Agricultural Products


Abundant Life HCS Company 903-717-8904

1705 Industrial Street



(626) 537-9448

13502 Whittier Boulevard

Suite H #2690

Whittier, California


Elara Caring (903) 563-2847

1605 West 16th Street

Focused Care at Mount Pleasant (903) 572-3618

1606 Memorial Street www.fpacp.com

Franklin County Rural Health Clinic (903) 305-2277

506 TX State Hwy 37 - Mt. Vernon www.healandrecovery.com


Focused Care at Mount Pleasant (903) 572-3618

1606 Memorial Street


Greenhill Villas of Mount Pleasant (903) 572-0974

2530 Greenhill Road

Heritage Park Village (903) 577-0759

1714 North Edwards


Mount Pleasant Assisted Living Center (903) 572-8123

2009 North Edwards

Pleasant Springs Healthcare (903) 572-5511

2003 North Edwards

www.savaseniorcare.com/pleas ant-springs-healthcare-center

The Lodge Assisted Living/ Memory Care (903) 577-5656

1880 West 16th Street www.thelodgemp.com


Carter BloodCare (903) 363-0432

815 South Baxter Avenue - Tyler www.carterbloodcare.org


Heart & Vascular Center at Titus (903) 577-7070

2015 North Mulberry Avenue, Suite 310 www.titusregional.com/heart

Titus Fit Cardiac & Pulminary Rehabilitation (903) 577-6572

2003 North Jefferson Boulevard www.titusregional.com/cardiology/ cardiac-rehab


Durrum Chiropractic and Family Wellness (903) 572-1128

1318 South Jefferson Avenue www.durrumchiropractic.com

Matkin Chiropractic, Inc. (903) 572-0212

727 East Ferguson Road www.matkinchiro.com


Muthappa Family Medicine (903) 741-1101

806 North Jefferson Avenue www.muthappafm.com


Aveanna Healthcare (430) 222-0079

508 South Jefferson Avenue www.aveanna.com

Chambers Home Health and Hospice (903) 572-9700

201 West 20th Street www.chambershomehealth.com

Choice Homecare (903) 975-1432

6760 Old Jacksonville Highway, Suite 101 - Tyler www.choicetx.com

Elara Caring (903) 563-2847

1605 West 16th Street

Kindred at Home (903) 572-8751

106 Morgan Street, Suite A www.kindredathome.com


Chambers Home Health and Hospice (903) 572-9700

Find full listing under Healthcare: Home Health Services

Cypress Basin Hospice Inc (903) 577-1510

207 West Morgan Street www.cbhospice.org

Heart to Heart Hospice (903) 575-9111

203 West 20th Street, Suite A www.hearttohearthospice.com


CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System (903) 593-8441

430 South Beckham - Tyler www.tmfhc.org

East Texas Medical Center Pittsburg (903) 946-5000

2701 US Highway 271 North www.etmc.org/location/ etmc-pittsburg

Neurology Center at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 434-8073

Find full listing under Healthcare: Imaging

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 577-6786

Find full listing under Healthcare: Orthopedics

PAM Specialty Hospital of Texarkana (903) 614-7601

2400 Saint Michael Drive 2nd Floor www.postacutemedical.com

Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 577-6000

2001 North Jefferson Avenue www.titusregional.com


Imaging Plus Mount Pleasant (903) 575-0325

1901 North Jefferson Avenue


Neurology Center at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 434-8073

2001 North Jefferson Avenue



Advanced Urology Institute at Titus (903) 434-7111

2001 North Jefferson Avenue, Suite 210 www.auinstitute.com

Clinica Hispana Rubymed (903) 717-8662

209 West 8th Street


DBACS Drug & Alcohol Testing, LLC (903) 717-7121

1721 North Edwards Avenue 120


Fresenius Kidney Care

Titus County Dialysis (903) 572-1757

628 South Jefferson Avenue


HealthCARE Express (903) 717-3418

1004 South Jefferson Avenue


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Mount Pleasant Family Practice (903) 575-9500

618 North Jefferson Avenue www.mpfp.net

Northeast Texas Women’s Health, PA (903) 572-4664

2015 Mulberry Avenue, Suite 250

www.northeasttexaswomens health.com

PAM Specialty Hospital of Texarkana (903) 614-7601

Find full listing under Healthcare: Hospitals

UT Health First Physician Clinic

Mount Pleasant (903) 577-1101

301 West 19th Street



Texas Oncology-Mount Pleasant

Patty & Bo Pilgrim Cancer Center (903) 434-4850

2101 Mulberry Avenue



Dr. Larry W. Decker, O.D. (903) 577-8946

2311 South Jefferson Avenue

Suite 20/20

Minadeo Eye Center (903) 572-6655

2007 North Jefferson Avenue


Mount Pleasant Eye Care Center, PA (903) 572-1991

2001 West Ferguson Road, Suite 2020



Azalea Orthopedics (903) 577-5661

305 West 20th Street


Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 577-6786

2001 North Jefferson Avenue



Northeast Texas Pediatrics (903) 577-7337

2001 Mulberry Avenue


The Pediatric Clinic PA (903) 572-9823

2001 North Jefferson Avenue, Suite 300 www.pediclinic.com


Kinetic Physical Therapy (903) 572-6100

1406 Shadywood Lane

Northeast Texas Therapy Connections, LLC (903) 575-9949

1108 South Williams Avenue


Clinica Hispana Rubymed (903) 717-8662

Find full listing under Healthcare: Medical Clinics & Urgent Care

Meriwether, Paul MD (903) 572-6616

203 West 20th Street

Neurology Center at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 434-8073

Find full listing under Healthcare: Imaging

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 577-6786

Find full listing under Healthcare: Orthopedics

UT Health First Physician Clinic

Mount Pleasant (903) 577-1101

Find full listing under Healthcare: Medical Clinics & Urgent Care

Zambrano, Edgar DO PA (903) 575-9408

2015 Mulberry Avenue, Suite 210


Northeast Texas General Surgery (903) 572-8741

2001 North Jefferson Avenue, Suite 120 www.netexsurgery.com

Surgery Associates at Titus Regional Medical Center (903) 434-8880

2001 North Jefferson Avenue www.titusregional.com/surgery


Boxdrop Mattresses Mt. Pleasant 903-413-8017

1779 North Edwards Avenue

Buddy’s Home Furnishings 903-292-0392

1203 West Ferguson Road

Hess Furniture (903) 572-9866

314 West Ferguson Road


Ivan Smith Furniture (903) 572-8528

104 East 1st Street www.ivansmith.com

Welch Home Furnishings (903) 572-3400

1219 South Jefferson Avenue


Express Employment Professionals (430) 222-2085

1009 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 200 www.expresspros.com

RPM Staffing Professionals (903) 572-8891

1803 West Ferguson Road, Suite A www.rpmstaffing.net

Workforce Solutions Northeast

Texas – Mount Pleasant (903) 572-9841

312 North Riddle Street www.netxworkforce.org


Jerry Dell Walker

Lonnie Smith

Maria Marroquin

Mitchell Walker

Craig & Renea Rutledge

Sofia Contreras

Tacos Doña Maty

Tim Ingram


Aflac District Sales Coordinator

Rob Stephens (903) 520-5190 www.aflac.com

Buddy Marshall Insurance Agency, Inc. (903) 572-3438

308 East 16th Street www.buddymarshallinsurance.com

Buford Redfearn Insurance Agency (903) 572-6631

411 North Jefferson Avenue www.bockmoninsurance.com

Emma Flores Insurance (903) 717-8372

315 North Johnson Avenue

Direct Auto Insurance (903) 717-8372

2311 South Jefferson Avenue Inside Walmart

Farmers Insurance

Dillon Lee - Agent (903) 575-0000

2605 West Ferguson Road, Suite B www.farmers.com

Farmers Insurance

Emily Ramon - Agent (903) 380-6388

202 South Johnson Avenue farmersagent.com/eramon

Farmers Insurance

Molly Johnson - Agent (903) 563-5340

106 South Jefferson Avenue

Higginbotham Insurance Agency, Inc. (903) 434-4764

1610 Shadywood Lane


Jones Insurance Agency, Inc. (903) 575-1551

305 West 1st Street

Offenhauser & Company Insurance (903) 577-1951

1011 North Jefferson Avenue


S. Garcia Services (903) 573-0998

217 North Jefferson Avenue, Ste 3


SafeHome Insurance Services (903) 573-0998

501 East 1st Street

State Farm Insurance

Bo Rester (903) 572-9999

1404 South Jefferson Avenue


State Farm Insurance

Jeff Welborn (903) 572-1733

1235 North Jefferson Avenue


Texas Farm Bureau

Eric Dunn - Agent (903) 563-5426

1607 South Jefferson Avenue


Texas Farm Bureau

Todd Jaggers - Agent (903) 285-8660

1607 South Jefferson Avenue

Texas Farm Bureau Titus County (903) 572-7941

1607 South Jefferson Avenue


Texas Star Insurance (903) 204-2441

711 North Jefferson Avenue

Your Trusted Medicare Advisors (903) 380-5700

302 North Jefferson Avenue


Hamilton Jewelers, Inc. (903) 572-8361

110 West 2nd Street

Facebook: @mtpleasantjewelry

Hoover’s Jewelry (903) 577-8183

213 North Madison Avenue

Facebook: @hooversantiques




Denney Land Surveying, LLC (903) 577-0424

1313 South Jefferson Avenue



Blankenship Enterprises (903) 563-2209

Facebook: @curtis.blankenship.37

East Texas Proscapes, LLC (903) 475-2848


Grayrock Landscape & Irrigation (903) 572-1977

Mount Pleasant

Stanley’s Landscape Management, LLC (903) 767-0911

110 CR 4670 - Pittsburg



Ignite Youth Club (903) 717-8626

1125 North Jefferson Avenue



903 Locksmith Services (903) 563-5643


BLK Locksmith (903) 577-2483


Candlewood Suites (903) 572-4600

2407 South Jefferson Avenue


Hampton Inn & Suites (903) 572-7100

2504 West Ferguson Road


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (903) 577-3800

2306 Greenhill Road www.hiexpress.com/mtpleasanttx

La Quinta Inn & Suites (903) 572-5514

1620 Rotan Avenue www.lq.com

Motel 6 (903) 572-6611

2502 West Ferguson Road www.motel6.com

Super 8 Mount Pleasant (903) 572-9808

204 Lakewood Drive www.super8.com

Sure Stay by Best Western

Mount Pleasant (903) 577-7377

102 Burton Street www.bestwestern.com


Deer Lake Cabins Ranch Resort (903) 860-3898

1692 Panther Creek Pass www.deerlakecabins.com


A&M Mobile Home and RV Park (903) 513-0239

2823 Highway 67 East Facebook: @ammobilehomeandrvpark

Camp Shiloh Lutheran Retreat (903) 855-1800

Find full listing under Camps

Lake Country RV (430) 222-3310

11 Private Road 2352

Camp Langston RV Resort (903) 572-5935

Find full listing under Camps

Mount Pleasant KOA Campground (903) 572-5005

2322 Greenhill Road www.koa.com

Ramblin’ Fever RV Park (462) 562-9095

3342 US 271


Rocky Road RV Park (903) 563-2232

1482 FM 3417


The Bluffs RV Park (469) 628-7694

3160 FM 21 - Pittsburg www.thebluffsrvpark.com

The Pines RV & Cabin Resort (903) 860-2680

4069 Country Road SE 4250 Mount Vernon www.thepinesrvcabinresort.com


MP Pack-n-Mail (903) 577-0081

410 North Jefferson Avenue www.mppacknmail.com

Staples (903) 572-8089

Find full listing under Office Supplies & Furniture


Big Tex Trailer Mfg, Inc (903) 575-0300

Find full listing under Trailer Mfg

Best Fender Products Inc (903) 577-0511

2364 Highway 49 East www.bestfender.com

Dekoron Wire and Cable LLC (903) 572-0657

1300 Industrial Road www.dekoroncable.com

Diamond C Trailer Mfg (903) 572-2834

Find full listing under Trailer Mfg

Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center (903) 537-7500

955 Lowes Lane - Mount Vernon www.lowes.com

McKelvey Enterprises Inc (903) 572-1811

900 Industrial Road

Newly Weds Foods, Inc. (903) 577-3200

4125 FM 3417 www.newlywedsfoods.com

Pilgrim’s (903) 575-3654

1107 Monticello Road www.pilgrims.com

Priefert Manufacturing Co, Inc. (903) 572-1741

2630 South Jefferson Avenue www.priefert.com

Sweet Shop USA (903) 575-5505

1316 Industrial Road www.sweetshopusa.com


R & R Marine (903) 855-8585

1081 Loop 179 - Pittsburg www.rrmarinetx.com


Blue Sky Entertainment Group, LLC (213) 944-5441

9840 Denbigh Drive Beverly Hills, CA

East Texas Broadcasting (903) 572-8726

1798 West US Highway 67 www.easttexasradio.com

East Texas Journal (903) 577-8245

209 North Jefferson Avenue www.easttexasjournal.com

eMtPleasantExtra (903) 517-9964

2448 Lamar Avenue, #720 Paris www.emtpleasantextra.com

HOWDY/KPIG Radio (903) 793-1100

1323 College Drive Texarkana

Mount Pleasant Tribune (903) 572-1705

202 South Van Buren Avenue www.tribnow.com

The Tri-County Press (903) 855-2140



IMFAB, Inc. (903) 577-0510

3047 FM 2348 North www.imfabinc.com

Olympic Systems Metal Buildings (903) 342-3726

1207 East Coke Road




Momentum Motorsports (903) 572-3681

2306 West Ferguson Road


Spruill Honda Kawasaki Yamaha (903) 572-3647

1806 West Ferguson Road www.spruillpower.com


Area Wide Movers and Storage (903) 577-1983

2427 West Ferguson Road www.areawidemoversand storage.com

The Space Place Storage Center (903) 466-6666

2414 North Jefferson Avenue www.spaceplacetexas.com


Alamo Mission Museum (903) 588-2442

1714 CR 4105 Southeast Mount Vernon www.thealamomission.com


Mount Pleasant Music Studio (903) 562-0199

901 North Jefferson


Staples (903) 572-8089

2306 South Jefferson Avenue



Jackson Oil Co. (903) 572-1852

310 West 15th Street


WelchGas (903) 577-1446

2160 Highway 67 West www.welchgas.com

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American Red Cross Northeast Texas (903) 793-5602

821 Spruce Street


www.redcross.org/local/texas/ north-texas/about-us/locations/ northeast-texas-area.html

Animal Protection League (903) 753-7387

1308 Pine Tree Road www.aplspayneuter.org

CASA of Titus, Camp and Morris Counties (903) 717-8940

307 East 5th Street www.casatcm.org

Cypress Basin Master Gardeners (903) 572-5201

1708 Industrial Road www.cbmga.org

Delta Waterfowl of Mount Pleasant (903) 380-0842

1001 CR 4220 www.deltawaterfowl.org

East Texas SCORE (903) 510-2975

1530 West Loop 323, Suite 101 www.easttexas.score.org

Expectant Heart Pregnancy Resource Center (903) 767-2621

302 North Jefferson Avenue www.expectantheart.org

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas Inc (903) 572-0688

2507 West Ferguson Road www.goodwillnorthtexas.org

Ignite Youth Club (903) 717-8626

1125 North Jefferson Avenue www.ignitemp.org

M.O.M. Ministering Our Military (903) 466-1831

215 South Van Buren Avenue

Facebook: @momministeringourmilitary

Mount Pleasant Habitat for Humanity (903) 575-1225

401 North Madison Avenue www.mphabitat.com

Mount Pleasant Lions Club (903) 563-1556

www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/mt pleasanttx

Mount Pleasant Rodeo Association

2800 Greenhill Road www.mtpleasanttxrodeo.com

Mount Pleasant Rotary Club (903) 434-4300

1000 Country Club Drive www.mprotaryclub.org

Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce (903) 572-8567

Find full listing under Business Services

Mount Pleasant Youth Football Association (903) 466-5626

Facebook: @mpyfa

Mount Pleasant Youth Soccer Association (903) 717-7289

1216 East 8th Street


Mount Pleasant Youth Baseball Association (903) 285-0692

407 North Madison Avenue


NAACP – Mt. Pleasant Chapter (903) 575-0622


National Wild Turkey Federation (903) 563-4748


Northeast Texas Area Crime Stoppers (903) 577-8477


Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center (903) 629-7588

5920 North State Highway 37 Winnsboro, Texas


Northeast Texas Rescue Organization (903) 563-3652


Pilot Club of Mount Pleasant (903) 434-4234


Rhute Haven (903) 575-7748

106 South Miller Avenue


Shelter Agency for Families of East Texas (903) 572-0973

204 Patrick Street www.safe-tagency.com

Titus County Cares (903) 575-9157

310 North Edwards www.tituscountycares.org

Titus County Community Alliance (903) 563-2175

312 West Alabama Street, Suite 109

Titus County Fair Association

100 West Alabama Street


Titus County Girls Softball Association (903) 717-1952


Titus GOP (903) 563-1106



Gary’s Gun & Pawn Shop (903) 572-6442

1428 North Jefferson Avenue www.garysgunsandpawn.com


Cowan Inspection (903) 577-0777

Find full listing under Real Estate: Inspection

Moore Pest Control (903) 639-2884

2080 CR 1577

Hughes Springs www.moorepest.com


Atwoods Ranch & Home (580) 233-3702

2621 West Ferguson Road www.atwoods.com

Mid America Pet Food (903) 572-5900

2024 North Frontage Road www.midamericapetfood.com

Mount Pleasant Pet Resort (430) 222-2024

1901 West Ferguson Suite 200 www.mtpleasantpetresort.com

Petsense (430) 222-2122

676 South Jefferson Avenue www.petsense.com


Medical Center Family Pharmacy (903) 572-6418

2001 North Jefferson Avenue, Suite 132

Super 1 Foods (903) 577-8020

Find full listing under Grocery & Convenience Stores

Thurman’s Pro-Med Pharmacy (903) 572-6337

402 North Madison Avenue www.thurmanspromed.com

Wal-Mart #0131 (903) 572-0018

Find full listing under Retailers & Specialty Stores


Day & Nite Foods (903) 918-7408

Find full listing under Grocery & Convenience Stores

ETX Phone Repair and Satellite Service

(430) 222-2016

1509 South Jefferson Avenue

Facebook.com: @etxmtpleasant


Evergreen Imageworks (214) 543-5438

3171 County Road 4204 - Simms


Lee’s Photography (903) 572-4824


Luis Lopez Photography & Video, LLC. (903) 241-3352

1605 Judson Road - Longview

Maria Rogers Photography (361) 834-9919

1202 County Road 1030


Moxy Photography & Videography (903) 204-3444

310 East 3rd Street


Nelmscape Studios, LLC (972) 658-3663


Sam Guzman Photography (903) 241-2258




A. Poll Plumbing, LLC (903) 305-4032

901 County Road 4220


ETEX Service And Supply, LLC (903) 856-7887

5421 Highway 271 South



Northeast Texas Pump Services (903) 563-4652

410 North Jefferson Avenue #263

Rhoyal Painting and Remodeling (903) 806-2367

Mount Pleasant

Wood Air Conditioning, Inc. (903) 572-8549

Find Full Listing under Air Conditioning & Heating


Ideal Sanitation Services 1-855-IDEAL-SS

114 North Senter Avenue



Port-A-Jon, Inc. (903) 572-9397

2006 West Ferguson Road




Echo Print & Design Studio (903) 572-6673

119 East 6th Street


Shweiki Media (210) 804-0390

4954 Space Center Drive

San Antonio


Staples (903) 572-8089

Find full listing under Office Supplies & Furniture

The Printing Factory, Inc. (903) 897-5636

105 CJ Wise Service Road West Naples



Century 21 Butler Real Estate (903) 588-2696


Century 21 Landmark Associates (903) 572-1151

1316 South Jefferson Avenue


Century 21 Premier Group (903) 856-7262

116 Jefferson - Pittsburg

Lighthouse Realty (903) 577-1855

817 North Jefferson Avenue


Mayben Realty, LLC (903) 572-2400

2310 Greenhill Road


My Texas Rental Property Management by Mayben Realty (903) 600-6789

2310 Greenhill Road


Patrick Redfearn Realty, LLC (903) 717-8130

415 North Jefferson Avenue


Redfearn Real Estate Co. (903) 572-4341

711 North Jefferson Avenue



Century 21 Butler Real Estate (903) 588-2696


Century 21 Premier Group (903) 856-7262

116 Jefferson - Pittsburg

Cypress Creek Apartments (430) 222-2186

225 Tennison Road


H & M Apartments (903) 572-7746

1306 Ferguson Road

My Texas Rental Property Management by Mayben Realty (903) 600-6789

2310 Greenhill Road www.mytexasrental.com

Niblett Rental Properties (903) 572-9827

818 North Jefferson Avenue

Payton Keystone Company, LLC (903) 577-7007

1010 North Jefferson Avenue


Redfearn Property Management (903) 577-7007

1010 North Jefferson Avenue www.redfearnpm.com


Cowan Inspection (903) 577-0777


Inspection Gator, LLC (903) 278-5097

5706 Meadowland Drive - Texarkana www.inspectiongator.com

On the Ball Home Inspection (903) 285-0485

992 CR 4754



Cypress Bank (903) 572-9856

Find Full Listing under Banks

Eunice Parham Nations Lending (903) 434-3037

1511 Proctor Avenue

Facebook: @Eunice-Parham

Guaranty Bank & Trust (903) 572-9881

Find Full Listing under Banks

Novus Home Mortgage (903) 280-7773

145 Jefferson Street - Pittsburg


Pilgrim Bank (903) 575-2150

Find Full Listing under Banks

TradeMark Mortgage

Ester Smith Team (903) 717-3816

305 West 1st Street, Suite A



Century 21 Butler Real Estate (903) 588-2696


Century 21 Landmark Associates

Diana Kennedy - Owner/Agent (903) 563-3196


Century 21 Landmark Associates

Janet Russell - Agent (903) 572-1151


Century 21 Premier Group (903) 856-7262

116 Jefferson - Pittsburg

Century 21 Premier Group

Fabi Solorio - Agent (903) 285-2760

116 Jefferson - Pittsburg

Homeland Title (903) 577-0333


Lighthouse Realty

Suzie Castillo (903) 466-5779

Facebook: @suzierealtor

Lighthouse Realty

Tyler Beason (903) 563-2394

Mayben Realty, LLC

Amanda Chapman (903) 285-8400

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ amanda-chapman

Mayben Realty, LLC

Cecelia Soto (903) 305-7885

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ cecelia-soto

Mayben Realty, LLC

Colby Parker (903) 563-0213

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ colby-parker

Mayben Realty, LLC

Corri Alvarenga (903) 576-1989


Mayben Realty, LLC

Daniel Alvarenga (903) 576-1856

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ daniel-alvarenga

Mayben Realty, LLC

Darrell O’Briant (903) 573-5588

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ darrell-obriant

Mayben Realty, LLC

David Norris (903) 767-3590

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ david-norris

Mayben Realty, LLC

Jennifer Burgess (903) 241-8509

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ jennifer-burgess

Mayben Realty, LLC

Kaitlyn Luck (903) 305-2332

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ kaitlyn-luck

Mayben Realty, LLC

Melba Garcia (903) 466-1370

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ melba-garcia

Mayben Realty, LLC

Michael Mayben (903) 855-7298

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ michael-mayben

Mayben Realty, LLC

Michael Whitney (903) 285-4055

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ michael-whitney

Mayben Realty, LLC

Nikki Hein (903) 285-1876

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ nikki-hein

Mayben Realty, LLC

Rex Allen (903) 575-0321

Mayben Realty, LLC

Sam Fannin (903) 278-7350


Mayben Realty, LLC

Shelby Nelson (214) 864-1787

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ shelby-nelson

Mayben Realty, LLC

Valarie Tucker (903) 285-8687

www.maybenrealty.com/mls/ valarie-tucker

My Texas Rental Property Management by Mayben Realty (903) 600-6789


Pablo Chinchilla, Realtor (903) 908-5154

Patrick Redfearn Realty, LLC (903) 717-8130

River Realty (830) 822-5325

1610 Shadywood Lane


River Realty

Christine Ballard (903) 285-2569

1610 Shadywood Lane

Facebook: @ChristineBallardRealtor

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Texas Best Real Estate (903) 466-1248

901 North Jefferson Avenue

Texas Land and Title, LLC (903) 305-3333

Find full listing under Real Estate: Title Companies

Texas Real Estate Executives

The Daniels Group

Lisa Hydrick - Realtor (903) 315-7227

302 Broadnax Street - Daingerfield Facebook: @YourTexasAgent.Lisa

Texland Realty (903) 285-0935 www.texlandrealty.com


Cornerstone Abstract & Title, LLC (903) 717-8730

103 West 17th Street

Homeland Title (903) 577-0333

801 North Madison Avenue www.homelandtco.com

Texas Land and Title, LLC (903) 305-3333

202 South Jefferson Avenue www.texaslandandtitlellc.com

Title Max (903) 572-3282

812 South Jefferson Avenue www.titlemax.com


Allen Scrap Metal (903) 572-1751

1411 Industrial Road


Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar (903) 577-7234

2300 Greenhill Road www.applebees.com

Boba, Etc. (430) 222-2065

208 Alexander Road, Suite 101 Facebook: @bobaetc

Chillz on Wheelz (903) 563-0919

502 Brookwood Facebook: @chillzonwheelzmptx

Crazy Heifer’s Cafe (903) 563-6972

730 East 16th Street Facebook: @crazyheiferscafe

Dairy Queen (430) 222-2017

1102 South Jefferson Avenue Facebook: @dairyqueenmptx

David Beards Catfish King (903) 572-1761

1708 South Jefferson Avenue www.davidbeards.com

Domino’s Pizza (903) 577-3030

1600 South Jefferson Avenue www.dominos.com

Hebrews Coffee & More (430) 222-2233

330 West Ferguson Road

Facebook: @hebrewscoffeeandmore

Herschel’s Restaurant (903) 572-7801

1612 South Jefferson Avenue

Facebook: @herschelsmountpleasanttx

Howards Katch’em & Kook’em (903) 717-8138

701 Gibson Avenue

Facebook: @katchemkookem

IHOP Restaurant #3232 (903) 572-7400

2502 West Ferguson Road, Suite #200 www.ihop.com

Jalapeño Tree (430) 222-2141

2506 West Ferguson Road www.jalapenotree.com

JoJack’s Smokehouse (903) 717-8301

2310 North Jefferson Avenue www.jojacksbbq.com

La Villa Taqueria (430) 222-2003

201 East 1st Street, Suite 3 Facebook: @taqueria-la-villa-mt-pleasant-tx

Laura’s Cheesecake (903) 577-8177

109 North Madison Avenue www.laurascheesecake.com

Lil’ Drizzlers (903) 746-7405

5066 Bob O Link - Gilmer

Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, LLC (903) 855-1769

Find full listing under Wineries

Luigi’s Italian Cafe (903) 577-9701

2213 West Ferguson Road www.luigisfineitalian.com

MAAK - Modern American Adventure Kitchen (430) 222-2084

113 West 3rd Street www.themaak.com

McDonald’s of Mount Pleasant (903) 572-5380 Office

102 Cedar Street www.mcdonalds.com

Mount Pleasant Burgers & Fries (903) 717-8917

100 East 14th Street

Facebook: @mountpleasantburgers

Mount Pleasant Country Club (903) 572-1804

Find full listing under Golf Courses/Carts

Mr. Freeze Ice Cream & Sno-Balls (903) 431-3163

Find full listing under Event Services & Venues

Nardello’s Pizza Tavern (903) 380-6200

103 North Madison Avenue www.nardellos.com

Neveria La Michoacana (903) 960-5622

705 East Ferguson Road

Facebook: @neveria.lamichoacana

Nick’s Feed, Fuel & Grocery, LLC (903) 747-6207

Find full listing under Grocery & Convenience Stores

Ollie’s Reposteria (Bakery) (903) 717-8194

402 North Jefferson Avenue

Facebook: @olliesbaking

Outlaw’s Bar-B-Que (903) 572-7860

100 West Ferguson Road

Panda Express (903) 577-8810

1907 South Jefferson Avenue www.pandaexpress.com

Pizza Hut (903) 572-1871

1902 South Jefferson Avenue www.pizzahut.com

Pollo Bueno LLC (903) 572-3368

315 West Ferguson Road Facebook: @pollobueno.tx

Popusas Castro (214) 579-0899

748 County Road NW 1013

Randy’s Burgers (903) 572-2666

100 South Edwards

Facebook: @randys-burgers

Red Barn Grill & Bakery (903) 767-4005

2217 West Ferguson Road www.heavnlyfoods.com

Restaurant Mexico (903) 577-9421

301 West Ferguson Road

Schlotzsky’s (903) 717-8207

1000 South Jefferson Avenue

Facebook: @schlotzskysmtpleasant

Sonic – Mount Pleasant (903) 575-0141

1701 North Jefferson Avenue www.sonicdrivein.com

Subway #11191 (903) 572-4500

2306 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 1

Subway #37681 (903) 575-9691

2311 South Jefferson Avenue

Taco Bell #551 (903) 572-3366

905 South Jefferson Avenue www.tacobell.com

Taqueria Monterrey (903) 575-9447

721 West 12th Street

Facebook: @taqueria-monterrey

Thai Lanna (903) 577-1500

208 Lakewood Drive

Facebook: @thailannarestaurant

The Cove, Cypress Lodge, LLC (903) 860-2198

4445 N FM 2723

Mount Vernon


Two Senoritas Restaurant (903) 572-5057

2601 West Ferguson Road


Whataburger (903) 572-3115

2321 South Jefferson Avenue

Wingstop 903-577-9464

2306 South Jefferson Ave, Ste B www.wingstop.com


Classica Gold Enterprise (903) 575-9266

802 North Jefferson Avenue www.cgetexas.com

D2A Resale & Consignment (903) 305-3707

Diamond T Outfitters (903) 577-8190

213 North Madison Avenue


ESM Hydraulics, LLC (903) 575-7003

208 Alexander Drive, Suite 105

Fortress of Solitude

Beta Supply Company, LLC (903) 285-4657

4097 US Hwy 271 #34 - Tyler www.fortresstoys.com

Glyn’s Western Wear & Boot Repair (903) 572-3232

206 North Jefferson Avenue

Facebook: @glyns-western-wear


Homeboy Sportswear (903) 577-7000

1505 South Jefferson Avenue

In & Out Package Store

1605 South Jefferson Avenue

Milkweed and Thistle Collective (619) 609-3928

PO Box 311 milkweedandthistlecollective.com

Mill’s Flowers & Gifts (903) 572-3951

Find full listing under Florist

Miss Behavin Boutique (903) 572-4545

124 West 2nd Street Facebook: @missbehavinmptx

Petsense (430) 222-2122

Find full listing under Pet Food & Services

Plum Crazy Boutique (903) 572-4646

Find full listing under Boutiques

Seasons Gift Company (903) 572-2239

118 West 2nd Street

Sweet Shop USA (903) 575-5505

Find full listing under Manufacturing

Thrifting & Co.ffee

109 West 3rd Street Facebook: @thriftingcoffee

United Ag and Turf (903) 572-7961

Find full listing under Agricultural Products

Wal-Mart #-131 (903) 572-0018

2311 South Jefferson Avenue www.walmart.com


ASAP Roofing & Construction (903) 363-9160

13026 Kallan Avenue - Tyler www.tylerroofingasap.com

Big Dog Roofing & Construction, LLC - Texas Division (903) 243-9335

Find full listing under General Contractors

Castletop Roofing & Construction (903) 434-3351

206 County Road 2220 www.castletoproofs.com

MagnaTex GC, LLC (903) 366-1882

1008 County Road 4133 - Cumby www.magnatexgc.com

Temo Roofing and Metal (903) 946-2631

2483 County Road 1550

Facebook: @temomendozar

Texas Star Roofing & Construction (903) 717-2895

33 County Road 3230

Triple Crown Roofing & Construction (903) 689-0800

1317 West Industrial Drive Sulphur Springs www.triplecrownusa.com


Clip Zone (903) 380-6022

111 West Arizona Street

Glam Nail and Beauty Salon (903) 466-4490

208 Alexander Road, Unit 103

Facebook: @glamnailsmp

Norma’s Beauty Salon (430) 222-2087

212 North Madison St

Prodigy Spa & Salon (903) 380-6190

405 West 1st Street www.prodigysalonandspa.com

Southern Style Hair Salon (903) 572-3990

2306 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite F Facebook: @southernstylehair


Electron Security Systems (903) 785-3352

1332 Lamar Avenue - Paris www.electronsecurityparistx.com

Newman Electronics, LLC (903) 572-4182

Find full listing under Electronics Repair & Installation


Blankenship Enterprises (903) 563-2209

Find full listing under Landscaping and Irrigation


Curry’s Pools & Supplies (903) 572-5612

1418 North Jefferson Avenue


Grigsby Splash Pools & Service (903) 575-7037

711 East Ferguson Road www.grigsbypools.com


Cross Country Communications (903) 577-9990

402 Church Street Sulphur Springs www.crosscountrcommunica tions.com

Peoples Communication, Inc. (903) 763-2214

102 North Stephens - Quitman www.peoplescom.net

Optimum by Altice TV, Cable & Internet (866) 347-4784 www.optimum.com


Rychlik Auto Wrecker Service (903) 572-3376

1410 Industrial Road www.rychliks.com


Big Tex Trailer Mfg., Inc. (903) 575-0300

950 Interstate 30 www.bigtextrailers.com

Diamond C Trailer Mfg (903) 572-2834

4006 FM 3417 www.diamondc.com

Longhorn Trailer Sales (903) 575-1155

1730 North Frontage Road, I-30 www.longhorntrailersales.com

Performance Trailers by Parker (903) 572-0029

2703 South Jefferson Avenue www.performancetrailer.com

TexTrail Trailer Parts (903) 575-0547

2424 West Ferguson Road www.textrail.com

United Ag and Turf (903) 572-7961

Find full listing under Agricultural Products


Durham School Services (903) 572-2090

2230 North Edwards www.durhamschoolservices.com


AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Company

(888) 216-3523

3708 West Seventh Street

Texarkana www.swepco.com

Bowie Cass Electric Cooperative (903) 846-2311

5421 Highway 271 South



ETEX Service And Supply, LLC (903) 856-7887

5421 Highway 271 South

Facebook: @e-tex-services-supply-company

Luminant (888) 316-0156

1601 Bryan Street, 22-060C



Tri Special Utility District (903) 572-3676, ext. 15

300 West 16th Street


Animal Protection League (903) 753-7387

1308 Pine Tree Road


Mt. Pleasant Veterinary Clinic, LLC (903) 572-3488

1901 West Ferguson Road



ETEX Service & Supply, LLC (903) 856-7887

5421 Highway 271 South



Republic Services (800) 678-7274

3031 FM 3417



Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, LLC (903) 855-1769

658 CR 1334 - Pittsburg


Red Road Vineyard & Winery (903) 577-8177

109 North Madison Avenue


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Driver License

Defensive Driving

Numbers to Know




Registration 903-577-6710




DISH 903-572-4182

DISH 903-577-3277

Optimum by Altice 866-347-4784


City Council


Mayor Tracy Craig

Mayor Pro-Tem Tim Dale

Councilman Place 1 Galen Adams

Councilman Place 2 Henry Chappell

Councilman Place 3 Sherri Spruill

Councilman Place 4 Jerry Walker


Building Inspection

City Hall

Civic Center

Community Services




Main Street

Parks & Recreation

Public Works

Swimming Pool














Judge Kent Cooper 903-573-4070


Pct. 1 Jeff Parchman 903-573-2020

Pct. 2 Joe D. Mitchell 903-563-1077

Pct. 3 Dana Applewhite 903-575-0478

Pct. 4 Jimmy Parker 903-572-0402

County Court at Law

Attorney 903-572-0382

Clerk 903-577-6796

Crime Stoppers 903-572-2833

Extension Agent 903-572-5201

Justice of the Peace

Pct. 1, 3, 4 903-577-6760

Pct. 2 903-577-6756

Adult Probation 903-577-6764

Juvenile Probation 903-577-6737

Sheriff 903-572-6641

Treasurer 903-572-8723

Tax Assessor/Collector 903-577-6712

Veteran Services 903-577-6763


Judge Angela Saucier, 903-856-2409

76th District Court

Judge Michael Kopech, 903-577-6736

276th District Court

Attorney 903-577-6726

Child Support 903-577-6720

Clerk 903-577-6720

Jury 903-577-6720

Passport 903-577-6723




Human Resources 903-572-3483

Social Security 903-572-1785


Senator John Cornyn 512-469-6034

Senator Ted Cruz 512-916-5834

Congressman John Ratcliffe 972-771-0100


Governor Greg Abbott 512-463-2000

Senator Bryan Hughes 512-463-0101

Representative Cole Hefner 512-463-0271


North Jefferson 903-575-4012

East Ferguson 903-575-4144

Five Star Volunteer 903-572-0995

Cookville Volunteer 903-572-1391

Nortex Volunteer 903-572-0788

Sugar Hill Volunteer 903-379-2715

Talco 903-379-3331

Winfield 903-524-2705


Republic Services 903-577-3100

City Trash Pickup 800-678-7274

Tabor Sanitation 903-572-2100

Allen Scrap Metal 903-572-1751


Housing Authority 903-572-2829


Titus Regional Medical Center903-577-6000


Optimum by Altice 866-347-4784

Verizon 903-577-1527

Peoples Communication 903-763-2214


Titus Co. Fresh Water Sup. Dist. 903-572-1844


Mount Pleasant 903-575-4004


Mount Pleasant 903-572-8311

Cookville 800-275-8777

Winfield 800-275-8777


Chapel Hill ISD


Harts Bluff ISD 903-577-1146

Mount Pleasant ISD 903-575-2000

N.E. Texas Community College 903-434-8100


Meal a Day Center 903-572-9561

AA 903-572-0798


SAFE-T 903-572-0973




Optimum by Altice 866-347-4784

Verizon 903-577-1527

Peoples Communication 903-763-2214

TEXAS MAPS 512-486-5927




Mount Pleasant Tourism Center 903-572-8567


City System 903-572-3272

County System 903-572-3272

Greyhound Bus Lines 903-572-8661



AEP SWEPCO 888-216-3523

Bowie Cass 800-794-2919


Center Point Energy


WelchGas 903-577-1446


City of Mount Pleasant 903-575-4000

Tri Special Utility 903-572-3676


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