Sat02282015

Last updateFri, 27 Feb 2015 3pm

Back You are here: Home News Community News

Community News

Food volunteers

Austin Salsbury and Camille Brown, at right, and Michael Smith, and B. J. Brown, at right, volunteered to help load food boxes during the Christmas For All project last week.Austin Salsbury and Camille Brown, at right, and Michael Smith, and B. J. Brown, at right, volunteered to help load food boxes during the Christmas For All project last week.

Read more: Food volunteers

New officers installed for Genealogical Society

Martha Hare, Sue Bolin, Veronica Jordan, Pat Wims were installed as Genealogical Society officers by Helen Jones, far right.Martha Hare, Sue Bolin, Veronica Jordan, Pat Wims were installed as Genealogical Society officers by Helen Jones, far right. The officers for 2015 were installed during the Franklin County Genealogical Society’s ( FCGS) annual Christmas party

Read more: New officers installed for Genealogical Society

Cap Herman Tourney played at Sulphur Bluff

The Sulphur Bluff basketball teams were hosts for the Cap Herman Tournament December 11-13. Kendra Jock and Justin Goldsmith received the Sulphur Bluff Cap Herman Award.

Read more: Cap Herman Tourney played at Sulphur Bluff

Wims retirement reception Tuesday

Teresia Wims will be honored with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 30 for her work to further the economic development and quality of life in and around the City of Mount Vernon.

Read more: Wims retirement reception Tuesday

Let us go a caroling

Members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Troop 271 sang Christmas carols to residents and staff at Mission Manor Nursing Home and Mount Vernon House, an assisted living facility.Members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Troop 271 sang Christmas carols to residents and staff at Mission Manor Nursing Home and Mount Vernon House, an assisted living facility.

Read more: Let us go a caroling

Visit with Santa

Claire and Madeline Goodman, ages 10 months and three years, respectively, wore matching Christmas outfits for their visit with Santa earlier this monthClaire and Madeline Goodman, ages 10 months and three years, respectively, wore matching Christmas outfits for their visit with Santa earlier this month.

Read more: Visit with Santa

Early deadlines apply for Optic-Herald editions

The Mount Vernon Optic-Herald will observe early deadlines for the next two editions of the newspaper for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

Read more: Early deadlines apply for Optic-Herald editions

Poster winners from Saltillo named

Texas American Bank in Mount Vernon named winners of its annual poster contest from the Saltillo third and fourth grade classes.Texas American Bank in Mount Vernon named winners of its annual poster contest from the Saltillo third and fourth grade classes.

Read more: Poster winners from Saltillo named

Richard Zachary to be honored at retirement reception Friday

Richard ZacharyRichard Zachary, general manager for the Cypress Springs Special Utility District, will retire at the end of the year after 30 years with the district.

Read more: Richard Zachary to be honored at retirement reception Friday