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Ramsay, Teague honor by Rotary as Paul Harris Fellows

Ramsay, Teague honor by Rotary as Paul Harris Fellows

Rotary President Neil Scott is shown with Carolyn ...

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

Jerry Boyd, center, celebrated joining the Frankli...

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tigers outlast Atlanta 3-2

Lady Tiger Riley Hughes lunges to return a short b...

Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Plea...

Regatta boat racing

Regatta boat racing

Local Cub Scouts in Pack 271, like Cameron Bryan, ...

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...

Handicapable Rodeo Friday

Almost 800 participants and teachers have signed up to join the fun at the 15th ...

Prayer on the Square

Prayer on the Square

More than 250 people gathered on the downtown Mount Vernon square for prayer on ...

Sims, Crow crowned 2017 queen, king

Sims, Crow crowned 2017 queen, king

Bryce Crow and Lindsey Sims were crowned the 2017 homecoming king and queen duri...

District earns distinction, all campuses Met Standard

Mount Vernon ISD earned the distinction for postsecondary readiness from the Tex...

Sports

Interception

Interception

Mount Vernon’s Mason Huddleston (24) intercepts a Hornets’ pass in the fourth qu...

Collins first at North Hopkins

Saltillo runner Sienna Collins claimed first place at the North Hopkins cross co...

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...

MOM meeting tonight

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting a...

Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

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