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City pays off high interest certificates

The Mount Vernon City Council members authorized the pay off of its 1998 series and refinancing of its 2007 series Certificates of Obligation last week.

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Ralph Robertson to be sworn in as councilman Saturday

Ralph RobertsonRalph Robertson will be administered the oath of office as the newest member of the Mount Vernon City Council at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19

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World championship disc golf tournament set at Selah Ranch

Course designer John Houck explains the obstacles on the first hole on one of the courses at Selah Ranch.Mount Vernon, Texas - Circular Productions and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to be hosts for the 2013 Amateur World Doubles Championship.

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Harvey Funeral Home under new direction

After 112 years as a family owned and operated business, the Sam B. Harvey Funeral home is now under new direction.

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Concrete spill

Concrete spillMount Vernon volunteer firefighters survey the challenge of cleaning up after concrete spilled from a truck during an accident on Friday, Dec. 21.

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Beer, wine election petition delivered in Mount Vernon

Petitions to support limited alcohol sales within the City of Mount Vernon were delivered to City Secretary Tina Rose late last week.

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Council annexes two parcels, appoints Robertson

Two of four properties proposed for annexation were annexed in the Tuesday meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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ETMC unveils new helicopters

ETMC new helicoptersThe East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System unveiled two new emergency transport helicopters this week.

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City gets $562,788 grant/loan for sewer plant improvements

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved $562,788 in financial assistance to the City of Mount Vernon to finance improvements to its early 1980s wastewater treatment plant.

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