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Last updateThu, 23 Feb 2017 3pm

Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting

Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate...

LaTortues, Turner, Rhymes-Johnson honored

LaTortues, Turner, Rhymes-Johnson honored

The Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Je...

Scout Ship attends report to state

Scout Ship attends report to state

Thirteen crew and adult leaders from Mount Vernon ...

Paris talks prairie art

Paris talks prairie art

American landscape artist Deborah Paris talks abou...

Glass painting

Glass painting

Carolyn Galloway helps Ayva Moore assemble her gla...

News

Roden named jail Administrator

Roden named jail Administrator

Shawn Roden assumed the duties as the jail administrator at the Franklin County ...

Attorney authorized for what is now moot issue

The drainage issue along a section of County Road NE2010 appears to be a moot is...

Chamber of Commerce banquet Saturday

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet will be Saturday, Feb...

FCAA to present Marketing Workshop

A One-day WordWyse Marketing Workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday...

Floyd, Thomas, high school receive UIL reprimands

Mount Vernon High School and coaches Brad Floyd and Joe Thomas were found to hav...

Eight file for school board, deadline for filing Friday

A total of eight candidates have filed for election as a Mount Vernon ISD School...

Sports

Lady Tigers are Quarterfinal Champions

Lady Tigers are Quarterfinal Champions

Sam Lowry led the Lady Tigers with 25 points against West Rusk, including six th...

Tigers fall to Chapel Hill, face New Boston for Bi-District

Tigers fall to Chapel Hill, face New Boston for Bi-District

Kason Pletcher extends his reach for a lay up for the Tigers against Chapel Hill...

Youth ball tryout dates set

Tryouts for the Franklin County Youth Baseball/Softball Association have been se...

Features

Paris talks prairie art

Paris talks prairie art

American landscape artist Deborah Paris talks about the process of creating her ...

Glass painting

Glass painting

Carolyn Galloway helps Ayva Moore assemble her glass painting project. A total o...

Academic UIL at Quitman

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, February 11 at...

Creating a sundae

Creating a sundae

Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher T...

KUC food drive

KUC food drive

Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin ...

Pinewood Derby

Pinewood Derby

Cub Scout Calloway Sinclair leaps for joy as his Pinewood Derby race car wins fi...