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Last updateWed, 13 Dec 2017 6pm

Jaggers family honored for 100 years of farm production

Jaggers family honored for 100 years of farm production

The Jaggers family was recently honored during the...

Price qualifies for 2018 Boston Marathon

Price qualifies for 2018 Boston Marathon

Landon Price, a 2011 graduate of Mount Vernon High...

Poster contest winners announced

Poster contest winners announced

Winners in the 37th annual Mount Vernon Elementary...

Holiday home tour

Holiday home tour

Chock Yates shares information with visitors to hi...

Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Kason Pletcher was named the District 7-3A-D1 Most...

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest

News

Street closure

Street closure

Kaufman Street in downtown Mount Vernon was blocked for about 90 minutes the mor...

Future agenda items lengthy from special meeting

The list of future agenda items continued to grow from the discussion items at w...

Celestial Christmas

Celestial Christmas

Rylee Keys flies high above the sanctuary during the First Baptist Church’s Chri...

Food baskets to be distributed this week

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to pre-qualified applicants b...

Clayton Kershaw visits with Mount Vernon ISD students

Clayton Kershaw visits with  Mount Vernon ISD students

Clayton Kershaw, starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, visits with seven...

Sports

Saltillo teams compete at tourneys

Both the Saltillo Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams competed at tournaments ...

Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Pletcher named MVP, Tiger staff are Coaches of Year

Kason Pletcher was named the District 7-3A-D1 Most Valuable Football Player for ...

Price qualifies for 2018 Boston Marathon

Price qualifies for 2018 Boston Marathon

Landon Price, a 2011 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, has qualified for the...

Features

Book launch

Book launch

Gail Reed and Helen Myers sign copies of their latest novel, Life & Spice, d...

Ornament Decorating class set at CAC

A children’s ornament decorating class will be offered by the Franklin County Ar...

Annual Children’s play set for Dec. 2, 3

Annual Children’s play set for Dec. 2, 3

Theatre Northeast, the student theatre group of Northeast Texas Community Colleg...

Skating rink

Skating rink

Lots of kids went to try out the skating rink after the parade December 1. The C...

Angels Among Us project underway

Angels Among Us project underway

“Angels Among Us” is a holiday project undertaken by members of the First United...