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Last updateWed, 19 Jul 2017 4pm

Public servant appreciation

Public servant appreciation

Mount Vernon Police Officer Cameron Robinson accep...

Patriotic Parade

Patriotic Parade

Adeline Marquardt and Reed Butler enjoy their wago...

Donahos celebrate 60th anniversary

Donahos celebrate 60th anniversary

Russell and MaryJo Donaho will celebrate their 60t...

Rain moves IBW events in-doors

Rain moves IBW events in-doors

The resilience that keeps independent businesses s...

Storms have little effect on Turtle Derby competitors

Storms have little effect on Turtle Derby competitors

A crowd of people cheered for the competitors, whi...

News

House fire

House fire

Firefighters work to control a house fire in the 4000 block of CR NW1019 around ...

Council reviews capital purchase requests for 2017-18

The City of Mount Vernon City Council got their first look at the proposed budge...

School begins budget process with a deficit proposed

School begins budget process with a deficit proposed

Preliminary 2017-18 budget figures were presented by Business Manager Barbara Sh...

District to save $1.385 million after refinancing bond debt

During the July meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD board, it was announced that the...

Sports

T-ballers compete at North State tourney

T-ballers compete at North State tourney

The Franklin County six and under All-star T-Ball team participated in the North...

Features

Wildlife show

Wildlife show

Jaylen Alvarez helps to hold a snake during the Wildlife on the Move show presen...

Space available at kid’s theatre class

There are a few spots remaining for those interested in attending the Children’s...

Rutledge graduates

Rutledge graduates

Maitland Rutledge graduated Cum Laude from Texas Tech University May 20, 2017 wi...

Clothes closet seeking donations

The Community Clothes Closet is seeking donations of gently used, school appropr...

Fish fry set for July 22

Members of the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department will be hosts for a fish...

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursd...