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WGH Art of Caring gala set for Feb. 10

The Wilbarger General Hospital Foundation is hosting its annual fundraising gala, Art of Caring, at 7 p.m., Feb. 10, at the La Hacienda Avitia, 7900 Eagle St. Tickets are $75 per person and should be purchased by Feb. 5. Ticket sales begin at the hospital on Jan. 22. The gala will feature an evening of…

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Vernon 49, City View 43

The Vernon Lions fought back from a 24-19 deficit to beat City View 49-43 on Friday. Vernon is ranked No. 21 and City View No. 22 in this week’s state 3A poll. The Lions are 3-0 in District 7-3A heading into Friday’s match-up at Bowie, and then at 3A No. 10 Holliday next Tuesday. Against…

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Wilbarger Regional Craft Show on Saturday

The Wilbarger Regional Craft Show sponsored by TOPS 144 will be held at Wilbarger Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. There will be arts and crafts, door prizes and a concession stand. For information about booth space,…

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Allan Dale Metcalf

Allan Dale Metcalf, 65, was welcomed home by our Heavenly Father, Wednesday, April 19, 2023 in his home in Mathis, Texas. A celebration of life will be h,eld at on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 1 to 3 p.m. at the Archer County Civic Center, 512 W. Cottonwood, Archer City, Texas. Allan was born Saturday,…

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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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27 building permits issued last month

August was a busy month for construction projects with 27 building permits issued by the City of Vernon during the month. As is the case during the summer, the majority were for HV/AC with nine permits issued for new air-conditioning units. There were two permits for solar power installation, five for new roofs, six for…

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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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Patty Selman

Patty Selman, 77 of Seymour, Texas died on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in Wichita Falls, Texas.Memorial services will be held Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at 10 a.m.at First Baptist Church in Seymour, Texas, Officiating will be Dr. David Warren then later there will be a service at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Vernon,…

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Otis Paul Smith

Otis Paul Smith age 74 of Vernon, Texas passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in Vernon, Texas.Services were held Friday, June 17, 2022 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Gib Baskerville officiating. Interment was held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.Otis Paul Smith was born Sept.…

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