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Medicine Mound Reunion set Saturday

The annual Medicine Mound Reunion will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. The reunion will be held at the Medicine Mound Museum, which houses numerous artifacts and items pertaining to the history of the once thriving community. Medicine Mound is located off Highway 287. (FM 91 on the east and…

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SOS 101: Voting by Mail in Texas

  AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State John Scott today released the third installment of ‘SOS 101,’ a series of educational videos on the voting process in Texas ahead of the November 8, 2022 General Election. In the new video, Secretary Scott provides an overview of voting by mail in Texas, including who is eligible…

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Cornhole tournament on Friday

A cornhole tournament is set to take place Friday night, Oct. 14, at the Wilbarger County Events Center, as part of the Red River BBQ Battle. The tournament is for two person teams, double elimination, with a $20 non-refundable entry fee. There will be a cash prize for the first place team only. Contact the…

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Ag support program set for Thursday

A program on the importance of AG support will be presented by Texas A&M AgrLife Extension Services on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Electra Chamber of Commerce, 112 W. Clevelland in Electra. A free meal will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the program. To attend RSVP by…

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Texas’ Seventh Annual Pollinator BioBlitz is the Bee’s Knees!

For the next two weeks Texans can take part in the seventh annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz. In support of the event, organizations and sites around the state will be hosting a variety of events to get people outdoors to observe pollinators of all types in yards, natural areas, gardens, parks and community centers. Of course,…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and local officials are calling on citizens to actively work toward eradicating domestic violence in our community. At a signing ceremony on Monday at Vernon City Hall, Mayor Pam Gosline signed an official proclamation demonstrating the city’s commitment to fighting domestic violence. The proclamation recognizes that “…the impact…

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WGH Foundation hosts golf scramble

The Wilbarger General Hospital Foundation hosted their 7th annual golf tournament last Saturday at Hillcrest Country Club as a foundation fundraiser. Taking the top spot in tournament play this year was first place winners Mike Moore, Randy Prince, Tom Boyd, Rusty Carpenter, Donnie King and Jimmy Echols, scoring 54. They each won an Artic backpack…

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4 Northside ISD trustees returned to office without opposition

Northside ISD Supt. Benny Barnett reported reported that four incumbents filed for new terms of office without opposition, effectively canceling the November election. Those include Brandon Bell, Phoebe Reeves, Colby White and Nick McCuiston. For more on the NISD board of trustees meeting see the print and online editions of the Vernon Record

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Chillicothe council approves trash rate increase, yard sale ordinance

Chillicothe city council members approved a rate increase for trash collection and an ordinance for garage/yard sales and flea markets during a monthly business meeting Tuesday, Sept. 6 at City Hall. The rate increase was set at 9.14 percent by contractor Waste Connections. The rate increase was approved by unanimous vote on a motion made…

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