Sun08192018

Last updateWed, 15 Aug 2018 4pm

Soggy 2nd Saturday

Soggy 2nd Saturday

Bill and Donna Fore of Franklin County set up at t...

Taylor Copeland is Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Taylor Copeland is Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Taylor Copeland was crowned Miss Mount Vernon 2018...

Water line repair

Water line repair

City of Mount Vernon employees work to fix a leak ...

Golden Anniversary of pageant celebrated by Chamber of Commerce

Golden Anniversary of pageant celebrated by Chamber of Commerce

The Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pa...

Watermelon Day

Watermelon Day

Jimmy Forbes and Ethan White bite into ripe, juicy...

Burn Ban is in effect for Franklin County, Texas
Burn Ban is in effect for Franklin County, Texas

News

Waste station hours expanded during burn ban

Members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court ordered the hours of the coun...

Structure fire

Structure fire

Purley volunteer firefighter Wesley Sargent sprays underbrush near the scene of ...

Reese Conlon is Young Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Reese Conlon is Young Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Reese Conlon was crowned Young Miss Mount Vernon at the 50th annual Miss Mount V...

Ginnalyn McFeely is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Ginnalyn McFeely is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Ginnalyn McFeely was crowned Junior Miss Mount Vernon at the 50th annual Miss Mo...

Safety is stressed for drivers and pedestrians

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 20, and parents, drivers, and st...

Meet the teachers and Tigers tonight

The annual Meet the  Teacher and Meet the Tigers events are both set for tonight...

Sports

Tigers to scrimmage at Quinlan Friday

The Tiger football teams will travel to Quinlan Ford to scrimmage against the Pa...

Volleyball takes off

Volleyball takes off

Coach Joe Thomas watches as Zakenya Linwood goes up to spike the ball for the La...

Speed test

Speed test

Zakylan Dunlap races through a speed test during tryouts for the youth football ...

Features

Art show

Art show

Audrey Norman, second from right, is joined by her family members Jason and Laur...

Chamber to celebrate Miss Mount Vernon pageant’s Golden Anniversary

Chamber to celebrate Miss Mount Vernon pageant’s Golden Anniversary

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the Golden Anniversa...

School clothes

School clothes

People search for items at the Community Clothes Closet on Friday, August 3. A t...

Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

Staff members at the various campuses of Mount Vernon ISD are hard at work prepa...

Genealogy Society to tour Courthouse

The program for the August 20 meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Societ...

Soggy 2nd Saturday

Soggy 2nd Saturday

Bill and Donna Fore of Franklin County set up at the Farmers Market for the 2nd ...