Joseph Martin’s photo of a waterfall cascading over a rock, won first place in the places and things catergory of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest.
The Cypress Springs Lions Club will have their 27th Annual Turkey Shoot on Saturday, Nov. 14 and Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the intersection of FM 1448 and FM 115. Each year the group has the event to raise funds to help local and area charities. For more information, see the Nov. 12 edition of the Optic-Herald
Mathew Henderson watches his pumpkin soar through the air during the first Punkin’ Chunkin and Redneck Games event conducted at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, Nov. 7. For more information, see the Nov. 12 edition of the Optic-Herald.
Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and planning for the annual Christmas festival has commenced. The date has been set for Saturday, Dec. 5 with the parade beginning at 5:30 p.m.Several events are being planned for the festival beyond the annual parade.