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Cleaning Little Creek Park

 Mount Vernon Girl Scout Troop 3899 pitched in to Keep Texas BeautifulMembers of Mount Vernon Girl Scout Troop 3899 pitched in to Keep Texas Beautiful.

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Petunia pie

Karen Smith holds up a petunia pie that she received at the Franklin County Library’s plant and seed swapKaren Smith holds up a petunia pie that she received at the Franklin County Library’s plant and seed swap

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Alamo Mission Museum’s events well attended

Leon Gunn of Pickton pulls the sled with his 1949 John Deere A tractor.A total of 36 tractors participated in the tractor pull and show at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday.

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Be aware of work zones

As traffic increases along Texas roadways because of our booming population, fatal crashes are on the rise.

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Copeland, Reed take top honors at Night in the Museum event

Taylor Copeland won the Night in the Museum  event for her portrayal of Neola Cates.Taylor Copeland and Shelby Reed won top honors for their character portrayals and background sets at the Night in the Museum event last Saturday, April 13.

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Tom Scott Lumber’s annual customer appreciation day

Andrew Kirkbride enjoys the inflatable slide provided as part of Tom Scott Lumber’s annual customer appreciation dayAndrew Kirkbride enjoys the inflatable slide provided as part of Tom Scott Lumber’s annual customer appreciation day on Saturday, April 13. A total of 500 hot dogs was cooked and door prizes were awarded throughout the event.

Little Creek Park opening a fun event

Little Creek Park reopening ribbon cuttingMembers of the Franklin County Youth Baseball Pee Wee Yankees and Tigers teams attended the ribbon cutting at Little Creek Park along with chamber and park board members.

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Godwin completes basic army training

Army Pfc. Drew T. Godwin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Out with the old

Demolition of the old Mount Vernon Cafe buildingDemolition of the old Mount Vernon Cafe building on Hwy. 37 caused varied reactions among passersby.

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