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A changing of the old to new guard on city council

A changing of the old to new guard on city council

The changing of leadership on the Mount Vernon Cit...

Students honored at Academic Banquet

Students honored at Academic Banquet

Scholarships totaling more than $194,000 were awar...

Evans claims silver medal at UIL State track meet

Evans claims silver medal at UIL State track meet

Kevi Evans, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, ...

Band students honored at banquet

Band students honored at banquet

Awards and a scholarship were presented at the ann...

Huerta honored at FCCLA banquet

Huerta honored at FCCLA banquet

Jennifer Huerta was named the Member of the Year a...

News

Commissioners to auction unused ballfield light poles, fixtures

The 12 unused, never installed, ball field lighting poles and light fixtures, wh...

City, county approve road work agreement

The rift between the City of Mount Vernon and Franklin County elected officials ...

Second Saturday

Second Saturday

Bob McFarland purchases lunch from Blue Moon Street Eats during the Second Satur...

Imagine the possibilities of historic downtown buildings

Imagine the possibilities if every historic building in the downtown district of...

Siddens receives Blue and Gold Award at annual FFA banquet

Siddens receives Blue and Gold Award at annual FFA banquet

Kris Siddens received the Blue and Gold Award, the highest award given by the Mo...

Board approves exit agreement for Dr. Weiss

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees, on a split 4-3 vote, approved...

Sports

Evans claims silver medal at UIL State track meet

Evans claims silver medal at UIL State track meet

Kevi Evans, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, claimed the silver medal for a...

Fountain, Keys named top athletes for 2017-18

Fountain, Keys named top athletes for 2017-18

Jakayda Fountain and Rylee Keys were named as the top female athletes for 2017-2...

Features

Woodwind Fireworks concert Sunday

Two sonatas by Johannes Brahms will be center stage in Mount Vernon Music’s Moth...

Plan a day out with mom on the square this Saturday

Second Saturday on the Square kicks off it’s 2018 season this week and offers th...

Reception to honor retiring teachers Friday

Mount Vernon ISD will honor four retiring employees with a reception on Friday, ...

Asay, Steen are Rotary Students for May

Asay, Steen are Rotary Students for May

Rae Asay and Sydni Steen were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for May ...

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting to celebrate Brushy Creek Shepherds becoming a member of the Fr...

Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, May 5, at...