60 Jobs Lost With Coal Mine Closing

An East Texas coal mine is being closed down and with it, 60 people will lose their jobs according to T-X-U. The Winfield north mine, one of three mines in Titus county which supplies coal for the Monticello power plant near Mount Pleasant, will be closed in September.

60 employees, mostly union, have been given notice and some have opportunities for employment elsewhere with the company. The mine will cease operations on September 30th.