Mount Vernon

  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.

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

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.

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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.

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Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures.

Caddo Mills and Campbell will continue to prohibit alcohol sales.
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Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures.

Summer resurfacing

Jun 12, 2012
Cindy Roller / KETR/Cooper Review

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.