City Council approved Recreation Banquet for May 30th. by Kathy Foster Proud of their recreation program, Vernon City Council members voted May 18th to host a banquet for the ball teams at 5 p.m. on May 30th to recognize the efforts put in by the players. They voted to host the banquet and […]
Youngsters have a reason to be proud of their work. by Kathy Foster Two classes of students at Vernon Elementary School are taking gardening to heart this year as they raise some veggies and some beautiful outdoor plants to spruce up a dull courtyard/patio on the school campus. The young people were […]
On Tuesday May 12, 2015 VES held their First and Second Grade Spelling Bee. First Grade Winners were: 1st Bradley Johnson 2nd Teagan B. 3rd Kyron Hernandez Second Grade Winners were: 1st-Ariel Bankston 2nd-Peter Gordon 3rd-Aubrey Vaught Special Thanks to our Spelling Bee Judges and Spelling […]
On May 7th, Vernon Elementary School held their 5th Tropicana Speech competition. Winners are pictured below from right to left: 1st – Noah Owens 2nd – Jerryd Brown 3rd – Bryce Butler They will compete in the District Competition on Tuesday, May 26th at 6 pm at the Washington County Agricultural Center […]
On May 6th, Vernon Elementary held their annual 4th grade Tropicana Speech contest. Winners are shown below: Pictured from right to left… 1st place – Courtney Jackson 2nd place – Kirstyn Brown 3rd place – Allison Duke Congratulations to all three of our young ladies who will go on to compete at the […]
Formed to assist Vernon High School Athletics.
Also, votes to give $1,000 for Miss Firecracker Pageant. by Kathy Foster WHEREAS, The City of Vernon desires that all members of the public and citizens of the City of Vernon should be able to visit City properties and interact with City staff and engage in business without fear of influence from illicit drugs […]
(Chipley, FL; April 13, 2015) – The Washington County Drug Task Force, consisting of Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Chipley Police Department, reports a weekend drug raid in which a Vernon man was arrested on stolen property and drug charges as part of an ongoing investigation. A search warrant was issued for 3020 River Road […]
Narvel Armstrong once again on the Vernon City Council. by Kathy Foster Former Vernon City Council member Narvel Armstrong once again took the oath of office during the Council’s March 23rd meeting. Her daughter Tina Sloan, also a former Vernon Council member held the Bible, while Vernon City Attorney Michelle […]
Vernon, FL — The Vernon High School Theatre Department is currently in full rehearsals for their spring musical production, Back to the 80’s: The Totally Awesome Musical. Following four successful days of auditions, Director of Theatre, Kevin Russell cast 40 students to fill various roles. From the era that brought the world The Rubik’s Cube, […]
by Kathy Foster Only one candidate for Mayor and two for City Council seats in Vernon qualified for the 2015 election, so Mayoral candidate Victor Starling will probably be sworn in at the next regular meeting of the Vernon City Council and Council members Shawn Sanders and Narvel Armstrong will take their oaths of […]
Photos by Michelle Cook and Kathy Foster Angia Morris, immediate past president of the Vernon Historical Society, was the guest of honor at a reception hosted Wednesday at the Vernon City Hall. Touted for bringing order out of chaos, Morris thanked her friends and family for their ongoing support for the Vernon Historical […]
Vernon High School’s Senior Beta Club traveled to Orlando for the Senior Beta State Convention, which took place at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center January 16-17, 2015. A total of 29 students and four sponsors/chaperons attended. Vernon’s Betas came away with a number of awards and have qualified for competition at the National level […]
In a lengthy workshop session Tuesday night members of the Vernon City Council touched on a number of concerns to community residents including a Water Audit report showing the City is losing approximately 46.7% of the water pumped from the city’s wells, which equates 20,709,090 gallons of water being lost. The information was provided […]
Teachers, Rookie Teachers and School Related Employees of the Year were honored at a reception hosted at Vernon High School on Jan. 8th. Receiving top honors were: Teacher of the Year 2016 … Taura Brock (VMS) Rookie Teacher of the Year 2015 … William Chomos (CHS) School Related Employee of the Year […]
Such a happy scene.