Sat02172018

Last updateFri, 16 Feb 2018 2pm

Local man dies from flu complications

Local man dies from flu complications

Franklin County authorities are stating that a loc...

Gann receives quilt

Gann receives quilt

Matt Gann received a quilt from Wynell Gaddis of W...

Lay up

Lay up

Matt Gurley flies in for a lay up for the Saltillo...

Sea of crosses

Sea of crosses

A display of small white crosses was recently plac...

Goff is new director at Harvey Funeral Home

Goff is new director at Harvey Funeral Home

David Goff started recently as the new funeral dir...

News

No new filers, three packets outstanding

With the Friday filing deadline looming, there have been no new individuals to f...

Council okays incentives for The Chophouse, Hymans

The Mount Vernon City Council gave final approval for a business incentive for T...

Reception to honor Rosa Taylor Saturday

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club will honor Rosa Lee Crenshaw Taylor with the presen...

Reserve chamber tickets by Friday

Chamber members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annua...

Football district moves back to east in UIL realignement

The biennial realignment by the University Interscholastic League was announced ...

Academic UIL at Mount Pleasant

Academic UIL at Mount Pleasant

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, January 27 at ...

Sports

Tigers defeat Chisum

Tigers defeat Chisum

Mason Lowery brings the ball up the court for the Mount Vernon Tigers basketball...

Lady Tigers are Bi-district champs

Lady Tigers are Bi-district champs

It was a fierce battle under the net at both ends of the court, but the Mount Ve...

Donkey basketball planned

A donkey basketball game has been planned for 6 p.m. March 5 in the Mount Vernon...

Features

Year of the Dog to be celebrated Saturday

Celebrating the Year of the Dog, the second annual Lunar New Year festival will ...

Lathan to speak at writers meeting

Multi-published author Delia Latham will present “Let’s Get Romantic” at 6 p.m. ...

Burling, Gamblin are Rotary Students for February

Burling, Gamblin are Rotary Students for February

Bayleigh Burling and Will Gamblin were named as the Rotary Students of the Month...

PTO Mother and Son Dance set for Feb. 17

The Mount Vernon PTO sponsoring a Mother and Son Dance from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturda...

BOC honors Hargrave, Rose, Fountain, and veterans of color

BOC honors Hargrave, Rose, Fountain, and veterans of color

The Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Patricia Hargrave, Tina Rose, and Keitron Foun...

The Holbrook grand opening Sunday

A grand opening celebration for The Holbrook house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on S...