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Lady Tigers defeat Daingerfield

The Mount Vernon Lady Tiger volleyball team defeated Daingerfield in three sets Friday night in Tiger Gym. The ladies have one regular season game remaining against Queen City in Tiger Gym on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Mount Vernon is tied with Queen City for first place in district. The team will also celebrate their season players prior to the game.

Mount Vernon football loses to Daingerfield

The Mount Vernon Tiger football team lost to Daingerfield Friday night, Oct. 24 33-17. Defensive lineman Quay Evans recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown and tackled a Daingerfield running back in the en zone for a safety. Rosendo Flores caught a 42 yard pass from Bailey Floyd for a touchdown, and Jeffrey Rios booted a 38 yard field goal for Mount Vernon. See all the details in the Oct. 30 edition of the MOunt Vernon Optic-Herald.

Alamo Halloween Party Oct. 25

The ninth annual Halloween Party at the Alamo Mission Museum will be this Saturday, Oct. 25.  The gates will open at 6 p.m. with activities continuing until around 9 p.m.

Children should be registered for the costume contest early. Hot dogs will be served to the first 200 guests. Games and a hayride are included in the activities. Admission is a canned food item, which will go to the Community Food Bank of Franklin County. Donations to the museum are always welcome.

The date of the event was in advertently published as Oct. 29, which is a Wednesday. We apologize for the confusion this may have caused.