Mount Vernon http://ketr.org en Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Vernon mayors support Marvin Nichols plan http://ketr.org/post/mt-pleasant-mt-vernon-mayors-support-marvin-nichols-plan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The mayor of Mount Pleasant, Paul Meriwether, and the mayor of Mount Vernon, Margaret Sears, both support the proposal to build the Marvin Nichols Reservoir in Northeast Texas. Meriwether and Sears addressed the public at a forum on the issue hosted by the Texas Water Development Board and held in Mount Pleasant on Apr. 29.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 13:13:02 +0000 Mark Haslett 53391 at http://ketr.org Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Vernon mayors support Marvin Nichols plan Train derailment in remote area escaped notice http://ketr.org/post/train-derailment-remote-area-escaped-notice <p>A westbound freight train suffered a partial derailment near Mount Vernon earlier this month. But locals didn't notice until, days later, workers arrived to begin the clean-up.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:17:38 +0000 Mark Haslett 40503 at http://ketr.org Train derailment in remote area escaped notice Delta County: Last dry county in East Texas? http://ketr.org/post/delta-county-last-dry-county-east-texas <p>If Mount Vernon voters approve either of two alcohol-sales ballot initiatives on May 11 - and voters in the Piney Woods town of Tatum do the same - that would leave Delta County the last dry county in East Texas.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 19:10:39 +0000 Mark Haslett 36985 at http://ketr.org Delta County: Last dry county in East Texas? Mt. Vernon voting on double shot of alcohol measures http://ketr.org/post/mt-vernon-voting-double-shot-alcohol-measures <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures. Thu, 09 May 2013 15:57:58 +0000 Mark Haslett 36913 at http://ketr.org Mt. Vernon voting on double shot of alcohol measures Alcohol vote on tap in Mount Vernon http://ketr.org/post/alcohol-vote-tap-mount-vernon <p>Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:23:47 +0000 Mark Haslett 36101 at http://ketr.org Alcohol vote on tap in Mount Vernon Summer resurfacing http://ketr.org/post/summer-resurfacing <p>COOPER - As part of a $769,000 project, officials are performing resurfacing work in Cooper and later in Mount Vernon as part of a contract between TxDot and Richard Drake Construction. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 21:53:49 +0000 Cindy Roller 22458 at http://ketr.org Summer resurfacing