Friday night ice storm update: 150 still without power, restoration pushed back to Saturday night

Restoration of service to customers impacted by the west Texas winter storm is entering its final phases.  As of 4 p.m., the number of customers without power totaled approximately 250 in the Abilene District, as compared to approximately 14,400 at 10:30 Wednesday morning. “The restoration team will continue addressing individual outages until we have restored…

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Friday night ice storm update: 150 without power, expect back on Saturday night

Restoration of service to customers impacted by the west Texas winter storm is entering its final phases.  As of 4 p.m., the number of customers without power totaled approximately 250 in the Abilene District, as compared to approximately 14,400 at 10:30 Wednesday morning. “The restoration team will continue addressing individual outages until we have restored…

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Great weekend for Halloween activities

The weather should be great for Halloween on Saturday with sunshine predicted, making it a pleasant day for Vernon’s 2nd annual Munchkins on Main to be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30  p.m. downtown on Saturday. There will be trunk-to-trunk trick or treating among participating businesses, a “Fall Into the Holidays” decor tour and a…

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Opal Marjorie Buchanan Osborne

Opal Marjorie Buchanan Osborne, 98, passed away on Friday Oct. 23, 2020 in Vernon, Texas. Services celebrating and honoring her life will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 at Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Quanah Memorial Park under direction of Smith Funeral Home. Services offi ciated by Jeremy Walters.

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John Ray Carson,

John Ray Carson, 98 of Wichita Falls, Texas died on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Graveside service will be Thursday, Oct, 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Offi ciating will be Rev. Ernie Barr. Online condolences may be made to the family at…

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Gerald Floyd Bunch

Gerald Floyd Bunch (Jerry) 76, died Oct. 5, 2020 in Vernon. He was born Dec. 2, 1943 in Vernon to Floyd E. and Annie Mae (Douglas) Bunch. He attended Tolbert, Texas school until it closed in 1952 and then was part of the 1961 Vernon class. He has been a farmer, mechanic, welder, truck-driver, income…

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Dr. Frank E. Berngen

Dr. Frank E. Berngen went to be with the Lord Sunday, October 25th surrounded by his four children. A man who loved the Lord and his family. Frank enjoyed sharing stories and giving advice while never meeting a stranger. His spirit is carried on by his four children and 9 grandkids whose photos he shared…

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Lois Catherine Petty

Lois Catherine Petty, 95 of Vernon, Texas died on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Vernon, Texas. Graveside service will be Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Offi ciating will be Dr. Derrell Monday. Catherine was born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1925 in Hardeman County,…

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