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First Division rating

First Division rating

The Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Marching...

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...

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...

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

News

Premier Shavings closing

Premier Shavings recently ceased operations after six years in business, accordi...

Commissioners Court table hospital building matters

An agenda item calling for hiring a certified appraiser to assess the old hospit...

Bain, Cameron win 42 tournament

Bain, Cameron win 42 tournament

First time winners Cameron Bain and James Hines were the top team of the day lon...

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...

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

Varsity cross country teams advance to regional

Varsity cross country teams advance to regional

Nathan Catro spints for the finish line at a recent cross country meet.

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...

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...