Kennon appointed interim city manager
The Vernon City Commission met last Tuesday evening. Following a short executive session, a short executive session, the Commissioners returned to regular session and named City of Vernon Public Works Director Darell Kenyon as the interim city manager to assume the position from departing City Manager Marty Mangum.
Darell is a 1981 Quanah High School graduate. He then received an Associates Degree in Agriculture Business at Clarendon Junior College and finished with a Bachelor of Sciences Degree from Midwestern University at Wichita Falls. Formerly Kennon was a manager at Osborne’s Distributing in Vernon and a member of management at Wright Brand Foods. He has been employed by the City oof Vernon as director of public works for the past eight years. Darell’s wife Jana is the Wilbarger County Treasurer. He has served as interim city manager for Vernon once before.