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Last updateThu, 21 Sep 2017 2pm

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Jerry Boyd, center, celebrated joining the Frankli...

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tiger Riley Hughes lunges to return a short b...

Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Plea...

Regatta boat racing

Regatta boat racing

Local Cub Scouts in Pack 271, like Cameron Bryan, ...

Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

Members of the 2017 Homecoming Court include, fron...

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

News

County accepts forensic grant for phone download software

Local investigators will be better able to keep up with the technology needed fo...

Voting precinct chairmen registrations begin

Political party candidates for voting precinct chairmen positions can file for e...

Prayer on the Square

Prayer on the Square

More than 250 people gathered on the downtown Mount Vernon square for prayer on ...

Mount Vernon Cares

Mount Vernon Cares

A total of 75 Mount Vernon Cares volunteers will be mentoring Mount Vernon ISD s...

Sims, Crow crowned 2017 queen, king

Sims, Crow crowned 2017 queen, king

Bryce Crow and Lindsey Sims were crowned the 2017 homecoming king and queen duri...

District earns distinction, all campuses Met Standard

Mount Vernon ISD earned the distinction for postsecondary readiness from the Tex...

Sports

Collins first at North Hopkins

Saltillo runner Sienna Collins claimed first place at the North Hopkins cross co...

Ladies compete at Texarkana High

The junior varsity and freshman Lady Tigers volleyball teams participated in the...

Features

Hay show entry deadline Friday

The deadline for hay samples to be analyzed for the 2017 Mount Vernon / Saltillo...

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Rylee Keys and Bryson Porter were named the Rotary Students of the Month for Sep...

MOM meeting tonight

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting a...

Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

A special recruitment night for individuals interested in signing up for the Fra...