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Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

Members of the 2017 Homecoming Court include, fron...

Tigers escape the Guards 21-6

Tigers escape the Guards 21-6

Kaden Proffitt (33) flies through the air to block...

Cheese making

Cheese making

Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal an...

Homecoming game Friday, Tigers face Hooks

Homecoming game Friday, Tigers face Hooks

Colton Hughes and Jorge Gutierrez found an innovat...

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Rylee Keys and Bryson Porter were named the Rotary...

Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald Photo Contest

News

County accepts forensic grant for phone download software

Local investigators will be better able to keep up with the technology needed fo...

Voting precinct chairmen registrations begin

Political party candidates for voting precinct chairmen positions can file for e...

Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County...

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Jerry Boyd, center, celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce w...

Complaints raised to school board members

Just when it was thought to be safe to go back into the water, several complaint...

Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court

Members of the 2017 Homecoming Court include, front row, Bailey Thomas, Lindsey ...

Sports

Ladies compete at Texarkana High

The junior varsity and freshman Lady Tigers volleyball teams participated in the...

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tiger Riley Hughes lunges to return a short ball during a recent volleyball...

Features

Hay show entry deadline Friday

The deadline for hay samples to be analyzed for the 2017 Mount Vernon / Saltillo...

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Keys, Porter are Rotary Students

Rylee Keys and Bryson Porter were named the Rotary Students of the Month for Sep...

Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

A special recruitment night for individuals interested in signing up for the Fra...

Taylor to speak at Genealogy meeting

Carol Taylor from Hunt County will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the ...