Area car show set at Second Baptist

  The Second Baptist Church will hold its Area Car Show on June 6 beginning at 5 p.m., on the church parking lot. There will be an outdoor concert and barbecue as well. For additional information call the church office at 940-552-2870.

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Here come the donuts

  The Salvation Army will be giving out free doughnuts at the Farmer’s Market on June 5, 2021, from 8 a.m. until they’re gone. It is Donut Day in recognition of the women from WWI who served the doughnuts to the troops.

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A night of remembrance

A large group gathered on the track area at Wilbarger General Hospital to recognize and remember friends and family who had died of Covid-19 during a “Vernon Remembers” event held at sunset Monday evening. The event, hosted by the hospital, opened with the welcome by hospital CEO Tom Siemers. Pastor Early Williams gave the opening…

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Relay for Life fundraiser set for Saturday

Relay for Life will hold a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 15 at 2907 Yamparika. Proceeds will benefit cancer survivors. Anyone wishing to donate items to the sale may bring them to the location after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 14. for Saturday

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FBC to honor Greg Tanner on Sunday

The First Baptist Church of Vernon, Texas, will honor music minister Greg Tanner and his wife Nina with a retirement reception on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Tanner, a native of Harrisburg, Ill., holds a BA degree from Belmont College and a Master of Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Greg and Nina Tanner began…

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Walk for Life set here for May 8

The 21st annual Walk for Life will be held in Vernon on Saturday, May 8, at The Center, 23oo Pease, beginning at 9 a.m. with a continental breakfast of donuts, fruit and juice. A Walk will also be held in Lucy Park in Wichita Fall on the same day. Those wishing to wishing to take…

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Revival Sunday at 2nd Baptist

  An “Empower” revival will be held by the Second Baptist on Sunday featuring evangelist and Christian speaker Mike Satterfield. The revival will start on Sunday April 25, and continue through Wednesday,  April 28 with a meal each night at 5:30 followed by the service. Rev. Ric Rosales is pastor of the church. In realm…

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Pinwheels, contest bring awareness

  Wilbarger County Child  Welfare Board along with representatives from the local Child Welfare Agency and the 2INgage Organization gathered at Wilbarger County Courthouse this past week to bring awareness to child abuse in Texas and Wilbarger County. The group placed 251 pinwheels around the square to represent the number ofTexas children who lost their…

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Local youth excel at state livestock shows

Coye Conner attended the Texas Elite Showcase Breeding gilt Show. Coye had a successful couple of days showing as he exhibited the 1st place light weight Cross bred gilt and the 4th place light weight Berkshire gilt. Lyric Thompson, Brady Lemon, and Cooper Lemon exhibited breeding goats and breeding ewe lambs in San Antonio. Brady…

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Relay for Life planning meeting set

  A Relay for Life planning meeting will be held at 6 p.m., Monday. Feb. 8, at Wilbarger Auditorium to register cancer survivors and caregivers and discuss plans for the 2021 Relay for Life. Relay for Life Survivor Dinner and Walk will be held be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Wilbarger Auditorium. Those…

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