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Lady Tigers place third at Redwater tournament

Lady Tigers place third at Redwater tournament

Bailey Thomas goes up to spike the ball for the La...

Pageant grosses $16,000 for Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

Pageant grosses $16,000 for Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

Gracee Damron was crowned as the 2017 Miss Mount V...

Courtesy Corps

Courtesy Corps

MVHS students Harlie Robertson, Madyson Caldwell, ...

Reynolds’ 90th birthday reception will be Aug. 19

Reynolds’ 90th birthday reception will be Aug. 19

Edson Reynolds will be honored with a reception to...

Leadership conference

Leadership conference

Kris Siddens and Savanna Oud attended the National...

News

Council votes down five cent property tax hike

Members of the Mount Vernon City Council unanimously voted down a property tax h...

Commissioners Court officially propose tax rate increase

The Franklin County’s Commissioners Court proposed a 3.4 cent tax rate increase ...

McKayla Doolittle is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2017

McKayla Doolittle is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2017

McKayla Doolittle was crowned Junior Miss Mount Vernon at the 49th annual Miss M...

Gracee Damron is Miss Mount Vernon 2017

Gracee Damron is Miss Mount Vernon 2017

Gracee Damron was crowned Miss Mount Vernon 2017 at the 49th annual Miss Mount V...

School district files criminal complaint against Dunavant

Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Dr. Gregg Weiss, on behalf of the district, has ...

Meal programs continue, cafeteria rates rise slightly

Mount Vernon ISD will participate in the free and reduced-price meals program ag...

Sports

Tigers to scrimmage at Canton Friday

The Tiger football teams will travel to Canton to scrimmage against the Eagles o...

Lady Tigers place third at Redwater tournament

Lady Tigers place third at Redwater tournament

Bailey Thomas goes up to spike the ball for the Lady Tiger varsity volleyball te...

Agility test

Agility test

Shane Rose leaps an obstacle as he works his way through an agility test during ...

Angels at Nationals

Angels at Nationals

The Franklin County Angels All-Star softball team represented Texas at the Natio...

Features

Book launch party

Book launch party

James and Debbie Murphy accept a copy of Montgomery House signed by author Katie...

MMV Pageant Friday, Saturday

MMV Pageant Friday, Saturday

The 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 girls see...

Courtesy Corps

Courtesy Corps

MVHS students Harlie Robertson, Madyson Caldwell, Lauren Rhea, Karlee Fielden, a...

UT-Tyler announces Spring honor students

Ten local area residents were among the 570 students named to the President’s Ho...

Jammin’ on the square

Jammin’ on the square

Jimmy Herrera had plenty of jams and jellies for sale at the Farmers Market duri...

Ed Snow to speak to Rotary Club

Ed Snow to speak to Rotary Club

Ed Snow, a highly decorated WWII and Korean War paratrooper, will be the speaker...