- Category: News
- Published on 31 May 2013
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
B. F. Hicks, local attorney, historian and conservationist, was honored with the Lone Star Land Steward Award. The award was presented by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at Austin’s Hyatt Regency hotel Tuesday, May 21. The award recognizes Mr. Hick’s work in conserving a portion of the Daphne Prairie, considered part of the Blackland Prairie Region, in northeastern Franklin County. For more information, see the May 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.