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Museum featuring Easter Lunch Box

The Red River Valley Museum is taking orders for its Easter Lunch Box to be available Thursday, March 28, at the Empire Room of the Wilbarger Auditorium, or by delivery. The lunch box includes Wright brand baked ham piled high with American cheese and crisp lettuce on a fresh baked bun. A homemade frosted chocolate…

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Vernon Police Department updating image

Daniel Walker Vernon Record The Vernon Police Department is in the midst of an image overhaul. Two new white Chevrolet Tahoes joined the police department fleet on Friday, replacing two aged out black cars. The police department is switching from black patrol cars to white SUVs, and there are several reasons for the change. “The…

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Former coach found guilty of indecency with a child

Former Vernon High School wrestling coach Billy Boyce, 64, of Vernon, was convicted by a Wilbarger County jury of Sexual Performance by Child and Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact on Tuesday afternoon after a two day trial. The jury took only twenty minutes to reach the verdict. On May 26, 2023, Vernon police…

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Monday is deadline to register to vote

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.…

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Opening in VC truck driving program

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

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100 Years of Texas State Parks

As Texas State Parks’ yearlong birthday celebration winds down, we are looking back at the highlights from 2023. “It has been a truly amazing year for Texas State Parks,” said Rodney Franklin, Director of Texas State Parks. “It has been a career highlight to see new visitors discover parks because of our celebrations and witness…

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