Wed09202017

Last updateTue, 19 Sep 2017 6pm

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...

Tigers escape the Guards 21-6

Tigers escape the Guards 21-6

Kaden Proffitt (33) flies through the air to block...

Cheese making

Cheese making

Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal an...

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...

Mount Vernon Cares

Mount Vernon Cares

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

CountryFest registrations open for 43rd annual event

Registrations for booth space and for the car show for the 43rd annual Mount Ver...

District earns distinction, all campuses Met Standard

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

Complaints raised to school board members

Just when it was thought to be safe to go back into the water, several complaint...

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...

Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

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

Taylor to speak at Genealogy meeting

Carol Taylor from Hunt County will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the ...