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NTCC Rodeo update

The Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) rodeo team has five members ranked in the 2014-2015 Southern Region standings after their second rodeo of the season. The team hopes to improve its place in the standings after this weekend’s home rodeo at the Mount Pleasant City Arena. Jessie Bean is ranked fourth in the saddle bronc

Berlin natives visit with NTCC German class

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Students in Northeast Texas Community College’s new German 1311 class recently had visitors from Berlin, Germany.  Uwe and Henny Goettert are currently living in Toronto while Henny completes her degree in molecular genetics.  They were visiting in the Pittsburg area with Henny’s former host family from 2000-2001, when she was a foreign exchange student to the

Honors Northeast announces 2014-2015 selections

Honors Northeast, the honors program of Northeast Texas Community College, is pleased to announce its class of Presidential Scholars and Honors Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year. The group of 22 students includes one incoming valedictorian, and two salutatorians along with returning Boe, Caldwell, and Star-Award winners. The eight Presidential Scholars are elected to the highest tier

Men’s soccer continues winning streak

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The Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) Men’s Eagles Soccer team won four of four games this week., shutting out Jacksonville College, Paris Junior College and Coastal Bend College, while giving up only one goal to Laredo Community College. The Eagles are now ranked fifth in the nation according to the National Junior College Athletic Association coaches poll this week. In the game against Jacksonville, Rimario Gordon (pictured)

Free GED, ESL classes offered

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) will offer free General Education Development (GED) classes and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at various locations throughout the area this fall. All students must enroll in an orientation session before beginning classes. See the orientation schedule/contact information below: Naples GED Orientation Naples

Seats going fast for Christmas Plano trip

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The Northeast Texas Community College Hanson Sewell Center is planning a day trip to Plano on Saturday, December 13. The day will begin when guests board a chartered coach in Pittsburg. The trip will include a short shopping excursion to Plano’s Willow Bend Shopping Mall before heading to Prestonwood Baptist Church. There, guests will enjoy

Agriculture: Focused event scheduled

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The NTCC Agriculture Department is hosting a two-day Agriculture: Focused event Oct. 17 & 18. Click here for event details and registration information. 

NTCC accepting applications for Evening Police Academy

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The Northeast Police Academy at Northeast Texas Community College is now accepting applications for its next evening police academy, which begins on Monday, Oct. 27. The evening academy meets from 5-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and every first and third Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The program will end in late May 2015. This program is designed for

Building 429 to play at Whatley Center

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      Grammy nominated Christian rock group Building 429 will perform at the Northeast Texas Community College campus in the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts on October 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Whatley Center is bringing the band’s We Won’t Be Shaken Tour to Mount Pleasant. The tour is named for the band’s eighth album, which was nominated for

Annual poetry contest winners announced

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Winners were pictured above: Morgan Capps, Kelli Knepp, Zachary Davis, Miranda Mendoza, Tyler Reynolds, and Shelby Blevins For those interested in what Northeast Texas was or could be, the Whatley Foyer of the campus of Northeast Texas Community College was again the place to be as local poets and commentators took the challenge to define the