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Stew contest entry deadline Wednesday

The deadline to enter the 28th annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Garretson nominated for prestigious award

Stephen Garretson in his class roomMount Vernon native Stephen Garretson is one of six Texas teachers to be named finalist

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A day at the fair

Heidi and Holly Hemmingsen spent a day at the State Fair of TexasHeidi and Holly Hemmingsen spent a day at the State Fair of Texas last week promoting the idea that people should drink milk.

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Second annual AuthorFest planned by Franklin County Library for CountryFest

The Franklin County Library is planning their second AuthorFest in conjunction with CountryFest on Saturday, Oct. 13

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Deadlines loom for CountryFest events

The deadline to reserve booth space at the 38th annual CountryFest celebration has passed, but there is still time to register for both the Car Show and the 5K run.

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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce fall mixer Tuesday, October 9

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s fall mixer is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show Saturday, October 6

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.

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Registration now open for CountryFest 42 Tournament

Advanced registration for  the 25th annual CountryFest 42 Tournament is now underway

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Scout fun day

Youngsters watch intently as they launch a home made water bottle rocket.Youngsters watch intently as they launch a home made water bottle rocket.

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