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Red Kettle bell ringers needed

Salvation Army Wilbarger County is looking for bell ringers. You can help the Salvation Army this year by bell ringing for the Red Kettle season. Dates for ringing will be Mondays through Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. United Supermarket has a Kettle set up through Dec. 23. Walmart Kettles will begin on Monday, Nov.…

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Northside volleyball team advances in playoffs

The Northside Lady Indians volleyball team defeated Bryson, 3-1, Thursday night at City View to claim the Area Championship title in theĀ 2022 UIL Texas Volleyball State Championships. The Lady Indians will next face Graford to play for the regional title.

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Vernon Fire called to structure fire

The Vernon Fire Department was called just after 2 p.m. Thursday for a structure fire at Kinlau Sheet Metal in the 2500 block of W. U.S. 287. Light smoke could be seen coming from the roof. As of 4:22 p.m., the westbound frontage road of U.S. 287 was closed at Wheeler Street, as firefighters remained…

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Vernon city manager to step down

The city of Vernon issued a press release, today, Oct. 20, announcing that City Manager Marty Mangum will be stepping down from his position effective Nov. 25. Mangum has served as Vernon’s city manager since May of 2017. The Vernon City Commission will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, to discuss beginning the process to name Mangum’s…

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Lady Chaps volleyball lose to NCTC

The Vernon College Lady Chaps volleyball team took to their home court against North Central Texas College Tuesday, losing to the Lady Lions 3-1. Vernon College fell to NCTC in the first two games, 25-18 and 25-17. The Lady Chaps came back in the third game to win 25-23. The Lady Lions secured the win…

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Lady Chaps volleyball fall to Cisco

The Vernon College volleyball team battled Cisco to the final moments of the fifth game Thursday in Vernon but lost the match 3-2. Vernon started off winning the first game 25-22, falling to the Lady Wranglers in games two and three 25-21 and 25-18. In the fourth game the Lady Chaps came back to win…

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