One killed in weekend rollover

March 31, 2021

The TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY confirms a fatality accident occurred in Wilbarger County on Sunday, March 28. After a public information request was filed by the Vernon Record, an accident report was released to regional media regarding the incident on Tuesday afternoon. See the Vernon Record print edition for more. Date & Time:  3/28/21…

Tyson offers vaccinations to employees

March 31, 2021

Team Members at the Tyson Foods plant in Vernon received free, on-site COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday. There were 300 team members that received their first vaccination dose. The vaccinations are voluntary, but highly encouraged. “The health and safety of our team members is our top priority and offering all of our team members free and…

Leatrice Bessent Dodson

March 31, 2021

SAN ANGELO – 95, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2021. Leatrice was a loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She enjoyed attending many of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s activities Leatrice was born on May 21, 1925 in Electra, Texas. She married O. H. Dodson II in 1952. They lived at the Dodson ranch near Chillicothe,…

Jimmie Ruby Lemon,

March 31, 2021

Jimmie Ruby Lemon, 87 of Harrold, Texas, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Graveside services were Friday, March 26, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Offi ciating was Rev. Leonard Brothers. She is survived by her sons Terry Lemon of Harrold and Allen Lemon…

Freddie Steve Joseph Morton

March 31, 2021

Freddie Steve Joseph Morton, 35 of Vernon, Texas died on Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Vernon, Texas. Memorial service will be Friday, April 2, 2021 at 2 p,m.,at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Survivors are his wife Ashley Morton; two daughters; one sister ACthree nieces and seven nephews; maternal grandmother, father and mother-in-law. Online condolences may…

April 1 is Voter Registration Deadline

March 25, 2021

  Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs  reminds eligible Texas voters of the upcoming April 1st voter registration deadline for the May 1st election. With two weeks until the deadline, the Secretary issued a final call to action to voters, community leaders, and elected officials to encourage their fellow Texans to register and prepare…

Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

March 24, 2021

All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to increase next week, and providers in multiple parts of the state have made great strides in vaccinating people in the current priority groups. The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation…

Edwin Donald (E. Don) Davis

March 24, 2021

Edwin Donald (E. Don) Davis passed away in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born on June 8, 1938 in Vernon, Texas to Evelyn Bernice (Smith) Davis and Eldon Dean Davis. He married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Sue Ellen (Belew) Davis, on…

Matthew (Matt) George Blackerby Jr.

March 17, 2021

Matthew (Matt) George Blackerby Jr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 13,2021. He was born December 30, 1932 in Decatur, Texas, but lived most of his life in Vernon,Texas. He was 88 years old.He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew George Blackerby Sr., mother Beatrice Caraway Blackerby, his brother,…

Sheridan Youngblood Fuqua

March 17, 2021

Sheridan Youngblood Fuqua passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at her home in Vernon, TX. She was born June 20, 1929, a descendent of two pioneer families of Hardeman and Wilbarger Counties Elzy and Mona Sumner Youngblood. She graduated from Vernon High School, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Colorado. She taught school…