Mayor issues disaster declaration for winter storm

March 5, 2021

Mayor Pam Gosline issued a Disaster Resolution on February 23 for the City of Vernon in response to damage done by the most recent winter storm from Feb. 14 – 22. This state of disaster declaration was issued to allow for the city and its citizens to be eligible for FEMA aid. That declaration must…

State Leadership Announces Funding For Texas School Systems To Support In-Person Instruction

March 5, 2021

  Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced today that the State of Texas will provide a “hold harmless” to Texas school systems for the rest of the 2020-2021 academic school year only. This means funding will be made available to school systems in Texas that have seen enrollment and attendance declines…

Alan Ray (Bo) Jones

March 3, 2021

Alan Ray (Bo) Jones, 72, of Vernon, Texas died peacefully on Monday, March 1, 2021 surrounded by his family.Bo was born May 1, 1948 in Vernon, Texas. He was the son of Mary Jones and the late A.J. Jones. He attended Northside School all of his years before attending Tarleton State University where he earned…

Rose Lanell Gordon

March 3, 2021

Rose Lanell Gordon, 84 of Wichita Falls, Texas died on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Services were held Friday, Feb 26, 2021 at Faith United Methodist Church with Rev. Terry Tamplin officiating. Interment was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley, Texas under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home Memorials can be made to Hospice…

Shirley Mae Hendrix Bradford

March 3, 2021

Shirley Mae Hendrix Bradford, 85, passed away on Feb. 25, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held March 20, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The location has not yet been determined.

Jeff Richie

February 24, 2021

Jeff Richie, 54 of Vernon, Texas died on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Funeral service will be Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church with Rev. Toby Castleberry and Joe Dale Wilson officiating. Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Visitation will…

Eloisa Barrera,

February 24, 2021

Eloisa Barrera, 76, of Crowell passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. A private Funeral Mass was planned for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment followed at Crowell Cemetery and all are invited to attend. A private Rosary was held at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Crowell on Monday evening. Eloisa…

Wyndel Morton

February 24, 2021

Wyndel Morton, 85 of Vernon, Texas, died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Toby Castleberry offi ciating. Interment was held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Wyndel was born Wednesday, April 24, 1935…

Ellen June Hamilton

February 24, 2021

Ellen June Hamilton passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, just 4 months shy of celebrating her 100th birthday. A private burial took place Monday, Feb. 22. A Memorial Service will be held, Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Chapel of First Presbyterian Church, Wichita Falls, Tx., Dr. Ike Butterworth offi ciating. This very elegant lady was…

Pat Humphrey

February 24, 2021

Pat Humphrey, 80 of Vernon, Texas, died on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 in Vernon, Texas. Services will be Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Paul Neuberger offi ciating. Interment will be held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Pat was born Sunday, Sept.…