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Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Students from Mount Vernon Middle School qualified...

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Kason Pletcher grabs the leg of Winnsboro’s Desmon...

Apartments damaged by fire

Apartments damaged by fire

A fire was reported at 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, Octob...

Tiger Tailgate

Tiger Tailgate

The Williamson family loads up with hot dogs, chip...

Silage awards

Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  ...

Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest

News

Operation Round Up to benefit local charities

Wood County Electric Cooperative announced a new program, Operation Round Up, to...

FC-HOT board to recommend $57,500 for local organizations

The Franklin County Hotel-Motel Tax Board approved $57,500 in grants to be recom...

Massengill wins the Don Meredith Hometown Award

Massengill wins the Don Meredith Hometown Award

The Don Meredith Hometown Award, as selected by his son, Michael Meredith, was p...

Chester-Dorner team’s stew picked by kids

Chester-Dorner team’s stew picked by kids

The Chester-Dorner team’s chicken stew was chosen by a group of children judges ...

First Division rating

First Division rating

The Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band received a first divisio...

Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Students from Mount Vernon Middle School qualified for Duke University’s Seventh...

Sports

Lady Tigers 7-0 in district with one game remaining

Lady Tigers 7-0 in district with one game remaining

Sarah Sinclair tips the ball across the net to win the battle against her oppone...

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Kason Pletcher grabs the leg of Winnsboro’s Desmond Allen as Braden Bolin and Au...

Features

Blind Justice debuts Saturday

The curtain will part for the Blind Justice production presented by the Franklin...

Franklin Follies taking shape

Franklin Follies taking shape

Members of the Franklin Follies production of Blind Justice are memorizing their...

Silage awards

Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  at the annual Mount Vernon-Sal...

Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be the host for a special night for dads and...

State parks sponsoring Halloween events all month

All werewolves and witches are invited to enjoy some spooky fun at a Texas State...

Haunted school house planned at Alamo

A Haunted School House has been added to the annual Halloween celebration at the...