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Silage awards

Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  ...

Franklin Follies taking shape

Franklin Follies taking shape

Members of the Franklin Follies production of Blin...

Hay show awards

Hay show awards

David Maxton presents awards to hay production win...

Board approves replacement of auditorium curtain assembly

Board approves replacement of auditorium curtain assembly

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees ...

Breaking loose

Breaking loose

Cade Hyman (8) breaks a Commerce tackle as he head...

Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest

News

Apartments damaged by fire

Apartments damaged by fire

A fire was reported at 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, October 15 at the Mount Vernon Apar...

County HOT board and funding future in question

The future of the Franklin County Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax Fund, as well as its...

Fall clean-ups end Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Fall Clean-up concludes this Saturday, while the coun...

Menu, parings finalized, select vendors still sought

The menu and wine pairings  for the Harvest on Main dinner were finalized at a r...

Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiers announced

Students from Mount Vernon Middle School qualified for Duke University’s Seventh...

Tiger Tailgate

Tiger Tailgate

The Williamson family loads up with hot dogs, chips, and water during the Friday...

Sports

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Tigers defeat Winnsboro 28-8

Kason Pletcher grabs the leg of Winnsboro’s Desmond Allen as Braden Bolin and Au...

Breaking loose

Breaking loose

Cade Hyman (8) breaks a Commerce tackle as he heads for the end zone on a 71 yar...

Features

Blind Justice debuts Saturday

The curtain will part for the Blind Justice production presented by the Franklin...

Franklin Follies taking shape

Franklin Follies taking shape

Members of the Franklin Follies production of Blind Justice are memorizing their...

Silage awards

Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  at the annual Mount Vernon-Sal...

Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be the host for a special night for dads and...

Betsy Mills to speak at Genealogy on Monday

Betsy Mills from Paris will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Frankli...

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

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