Wed03012017

Last updateWed, 01 Mar 2017 8am

Accident

Accident

The front of the Samaritan Shop on the north side ...

Renovations present new mysteries to explore

Renovations present new mysteries to explore

An early 20th century newspaper written in what is...

KUC food drive

KUC food drive

Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food ...

Lady Tigers are Quarterfinal Champions

Lady Tigers are Quarterfinal Champions

Sam Lowry led the Lady Tigers with 25 points again...

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 ...

News

Preliminary Engineering Report to be presented to water district

The Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) on alternatives to address potential is...

Legislation seeks to streamline help through local offices

John Ratcliffe, U.S. Rep. for the 4th Congressional District of Texas, supported...

Incentives okayed for two businesses

Business incentives totalling $61,600 were approved by the Mount Vernon Economic...

Twelve file for school board seats

It’s time to dust off your voter registration card and gather your Big Chief tab...

Watson signs with Howard Payne University

Watson signs with Howard Payne University

Brady Watson signed a letter of intent to play football at Howard Payne Universi...

Floyd, Thomas, high school receive UIL reprimands

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

Sports

Lions, Lady Lions in playoffs

Both the Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams for Saltillo ISD are advancing in...

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...

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...

Martinez and Wilhite receive honors

Martinez and Wilhite receive honors

The Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education (TALAE) recently lauded J...

Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Mount Vernon Junior High School student Cynthia Castillo claimed first place in ...

Bryan, Burns, Belew top overall Pinewood Derby winners

Bryan, Burns, Belew top overall Pinewood Derby winners

Cameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed...

Account opened to benefit Guthries

An account has been established at First National Bank to benefit Jeff and Melin...