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Last updateWed, 24 May 2017 4pm

Talsma, Williams receive top FFA awards at annual banquet

Talsma, Williams receive top FFA awards at annual banquet

Hylke Talsma received the Blue and Gold Award, the...

Geffers signs with Hardin Simmons University

Geffers signs with Hardin Simmons University

Mount Vernon High School senior Britany Geffers si...

Legion donates to DI

Legion donates to DI

Members of America Legion Post 243, David Allen an...

Sign for the future

Sign for the future

Mount Vernon High School seniors proudly display s...

Students honored at Rotary Academic Banquet

Students honored at Rotary Academic Banquet

Scholarships totaling almost $69,750 were awarded ...

News

Treasurer access to all county bank accounts challenged

Franklin County Commissioners Court members gave authorization to the county tre...

Jaggers calls “interference” with running district clerk office

Franklin County District Clerk Ellen Jaggers, during a special call meeting of t...

Donations sought for fireworks show on Lake Cypress Springs

Donations are being sought to fund the annual Independence Day weekend fire work...

Carry the Load relay coming for sixth consecutive year

The Carry the Load relay will pass through downtown Mount Vernon Thursday evenin...

Sign for the future

Sign for the future

Mount Vernon High School seniors proudly display signs stating their future plan...

Reception to honor retiring teachers Thursday

Mount Vernon ISD will honor seven retiring employees with a reception on Thursda...

Sports

Whitfield, Deleon, Bennett receive top All-District honors

Whitfield, Deleon, Bennett receive top All-District honors

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger softball team grabbed their share of 13-3A All-Distr...

Triple gold for Collins at State meet

Triple gold for Collins at State meet

Sienna Collins, a sophomore at Saltillo High School, won three gold medals at th...

Record fish

Record fish

Colby Lindley set the youth record at Lake Bob Sandlin after catching this 2.3 p...

Features

Library plans a teen photo scavenger hunt

The Franklin County Library is sponsoring a Photo Scavenger Hunt for youth ages ...

Symphony performers to provide String Fest concert

Leading players from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and a guest artist from Canad...

Students receive scholarships

Students receive scholarships

Daisy Johnston and Erin Redfearn, students with ties to Franklin County, receive...

Hollingsworth signs with TVCC

Hollingsworth signs with TVCC

Mount Vernon High School senior Micheala Hollingsworth recently signed a letter ...

Preservation Prowl planned May 27

Mount Vernon Main Street Association volunteers are sponsoring a Preservation Pr...

Talco Cemetery Decoration Day set

The Talco Cemetery Association’s clean up day and fund raiser will be May 27, 20...