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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


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


      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


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

Texas A&M scholar to speak on history of Northeast Texas


Dr. Walter Buenger, former chair of the History Department at Texas A&M University College Station, and former president of the Texas State Historical Association, will speak at Omaha’s historic Concord church Friday, Oct. 24 after a dinner starting at 6:00 p.m.  Concord is ten miles east of Mount Pleasant. “Buenger is the foremost authority of our region’s

August Fittest Employee is…

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Charla Hunt, Lou Ann Schlagel, Shemetric Williams & Lisa York Josh Stewart presents Lou Ann, Charla and Shemetric with gift baskets for being named NTCC’s Fittest Employees of the Month for August (Lisa not pictured). To receive this award, an employee must be caught practicing  overt wellness behavior and attitude.  The Wellness Committee is on the lookout for a September recipient!

Carroll Shelby Foundation gives $25,000 for scholarships

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Dr. Jonathan McCullough (left), Northeast Texas Community College Vice President for Advancement, and Keith Fennimore (right), Director of the Carroll Shelby Automotive Technology Program, are pictured holding a $25,000 check the NTCC Foundation recently received from the Carroll Shelby Foundation. They are joined with students in the Shelby Automotive program. The money will provide scholarships