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Last updateFri, 26 Aug 2016 9pm

Weems named president, CEO of Gilmer bank

Weems named president, CEO of Gilmer bank

Danny W. Weems is the new president and chief exec...

Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Madison Whitfield lunges to return a serve for the...

State seeks $300,000 for ramps, two streets to get repairs

State seeks $300,000 for ramps, two streets to get repairs

The Texas Department of Transportation’s Paris Dis...

Gala opens season with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band

Gala opens season with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band will be featur...

Tigers travel to Caddo Mills to face the Foxes

Tigers travel to Caddo Mills to face the Foxes

The varsity Mount Vernon Tiger football team will ...

News

Voter ID options available

Voters who cannot obtain an approved photo ID will have additional options when ...

Clean 2015 audit report received, pension debt grows

The Franklin County 2015 External Audit report presented to the Commissioners Co...

Royalty at McDonads

Royalty at McDonads

The newly crowned Miss Mount Vernon royalty helped McDonalds celebrate the third...

Pure Hope Foundation opens Hope Home in Franklin County

Pure Hope Foundation opens Hope Home in Franklin County

The Pure Hope Foundation recently opened their first Hope Home for survivors of ...

Four new teachers start at Sulphur Bluff

Four new teachers start at Sulphur Bluff

There were four new staff members at Sulphur Bluff ISD to greet returning studen...

Attendance at MVISD decreases from last year

Attendance for the first day of school at Mount Vernon ISD decreased by 24 stude...

Sports

JV White volleyball team wins second at tourney

The JV White volleyball team claimed second place at the Quitman tournament last...

Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Lady Tigers defeat Mount Pleasant

Madison Whitfield lunges to return a serve for the Mount Vernon Lady Tiger varsi...

Debs compete at the World Series

Debs compete at the World Series

The Franklin County Debs softball team recently traveled to Alexandria, La. to c...

Soccer try-outs Tuesday, Thursday

Try-outs for the Franklin County Soccer Association will be Tuesday, August 23 a...

Features

Gala opens season with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band

Gala opens season with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band will be featured at the season opening Gala ...

Labor Day Rodeo to provide entertainment

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo will be Saturday and...

Excited about kindergarten

Excited about kindergarten

Yasmine Davila gives kindergarten teacher Christa Harrison a big hug during the ...

Safety is stressed for drivers and pedestrians

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 22, and parents, drivers, and st...

Fish-fry planned for Labor Day Weekend

The annual Labor Day Weekend fish-fry and kick-off for the annual United Way of ...

Blood drive Wednesday

Mission Manor Healthcare Residence will be the host for a Carter Blood Care bloo...