- Category: News
- Published on 28 June 2012
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
The Mount Vernon Optic-Herald won a first place plaque from 2012 Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest for Editorial writing. The awards were presented on Saturday, June 23 at the group's summer convention in San Antonio. A total of 21 newspapers submitted entries in the medium - large weekly division of the TPA’s 2012 contest in which the Optic-Herald competed. See the June 28 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about the honor.