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Creating an island

Creating an island

Workers with KSA Engineers and C.E. Marler cut and...

Summer reading begins

Summer reading begins

August Whitaker reads a book to a group of student...

Sheriff’s deputies rescue boater on Sulphur River

Sheriff’s deputies rescue boater on Sulphur River

Deputy John Grantham and Red River County Game War...

Lee receives Heritage Scholarship

Lee receives Heritage Scholarship

Zaylin Lee, at right, was awarded the 2019 Heritag...

Local post changes name to Robert Lee Merrill Memorial Post

Local post changes name to Robert Lee Merrill Memorial Post

Members of the American Legion Post 243 recently v...

News

Adults arrested after kids test positive for meth

Joe Bradley Griffith and Haleigh Dahn Rogers have been arrested and charged with...

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Big rigs cause issues on city streets

The City of Mount Vernon is working to discourage drivers of 18-wheel “big rigs”...

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Local post changes name to Robert Lee Merrill Memorial Post

Local post changes name to Robert Lee Merrill Memorial Post

Members of the American Legion Post 243 recently voted to change their name to t...

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Cell takes on new meaning as popular escape room

Cell takes on new meaning as popular escape room

A new escape room adventure “DNA Disaster” will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 22...

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Legion donation

Legion donation

Commander Bill Germann and Adjutant David Allen of American Legion Post 243 pres...

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School board meeting abuzz with talk about Briles

School board meeting abuzz with talk about Briles

Gale Galloway, a former Chairman of the Baylor Board of Regents, speaks to membe...

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Sports

T-ball team wins district tournament

T-ball team wins district tournament

The six and under Franklin County T-ball All-Star team claimed first place at th...

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Pee Wee team is second at district

Pee Wee team is second at district

The eight and under Franklin County Pee Wee All-Star team claimed second place a...

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Features

Music on Main in Winfield on June 28

John Fitch and his band will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, June 28 at the Musi...

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A Magical Experience coming Friday

Magician Marty Westerman will present A Magical Experience at 2 p.m. Friday, Jun...

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Minter named to Dean’s list

Minter named to Dean’s list

Julia A. Minter was listed on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’...

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Lee receives Heritage Scholarship

Lee receives Heritage Scholarship

Zaylin Lee, at right, was awarded the 2019 Heritage Scholarship during the Black...

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Optic to publish early for July 4

The Mount Vernon Optic-Herald will publish early the week of July 4 in order for...

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Summer reading begins

Summer reading begins

August Whitaker reads a book to a group of students at the first session of the ...

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