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Monday is deadline to register to vote

January 31, 2024

Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson reminds Texans that the deadline to register or update your registration in time for the primary election is Monday, February 5. “If you haven’t registered to vote in Texas or you need to update your registration, act quickly to be ready for the March 5 Primary,” said Secretary Nelson.…

Thought Talks at Vernon Plaza on Monday

January 26, 2024

Thought Talks comes to Vernon to reinvent our charming rural community; a look at the people and thoughts that make up the Most Sizzlin’ Little Town in Texas. Come to enjoy the company of your neighbors, hear thoughts and ideas, and walk away empowered to make a difference. Thought Talks is being hosted by the…

Lorrie Morgan concert to be held

January 20, 2024

Country singer Lorrie Morgan will perform in Vernon, at the Wilbarger Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. sponsored by the Eagle Flats Arts Alliance. Tickets are available now at:

Boys & Girls Club Softball registration underway

January 19, 2024

The Boys & Girls Club softball registration is underway through Jan. 31. Kids in kindergarten through eighth grade can signup now. Click for more information.

City water supply gets clean bill of health

January 18, 2024

Vernon City Manager Darrel Kennon reported that on Tuesday, Jan. 9, the City of Vernon received notification from Ian Sharp with the Drinking Water Standards Section Water Supply Division of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, that after corrective measures and damaged equipment had been replaced by the City of Vernon, the water quality of…

112th annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday

January 17, 2024

Thursday, Jan. 18 will mark the Vernon Chamber of Commerce’s 112th annual Chamber banquet. The event will take place at the Empire Room at the Wilbarger Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event have sold out.

Relay for Life participants sought

January 17, 2024

Relay for Life participants sought Marilyn Ramirez, chairman of the Relay for Life Committee, requests if anybody is a cancer survivor or a care giver to contact her as she is trying to organize the survivor dinner and the Walk. Ramirez can be contacted on Facebook under Marilyn Ramirez or by calling or texting her…

Opening in VC truck driving program

January 17, 2024

Vernon College has current opening in its truck driving program. Registration is underway for the five week program. To register, call 940-552-6291, or email

Christmas Tree drop off

January 16, 2024

Real Christmas trees can be dropped off for free at the open lot just east of 501 Wilbarger. All ornaments and decorations must be removed. No artificial trees. The trees will be mulched and made available to the public. Call 940-552-9961 for mulch availability.

Northside cheerleaders earn State Championship

January 15, 2024

The Northside High School Cheerleading earned the UIL Class A state championship in Spirit last week in Fort Worth. Northside is coached by Dally Jo Walker, Maddie Gillespie and Allison White. Team members include Adisyn Guerra, Annalina Leos, Kylan Raymos, Jimena Bustamante, CyLynn Freeling, Destiny Nava, Hannah Belew, Kyndell Horn, Kourtnie Guerra, Alexa Walser, Kaitlyn…