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  1. The W recognizes graduate with highest GPARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Commercial Dispatch

    Kelsey Boman of Vernon, Alabama, was awarded the Harvey M. Craft Award for highest GPA at Mississippi University for Women commencement ceremonies May 9. Photo by: Courtesy photo Kelsey Boman of Vernon, Alabama, received the Harvey M. Craft Award at Mississippi University for Women graduation ceremonies. The award is presented to the graduates with the highest grade point average.

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  2. Vernon man indicted for death of ex-wife whose body was never foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Alabama Live

    A Vernon man has been indicted for capital murder in the death of his ex-wife, whose body was never found after her disappearance was reported in February, the Lamar County district attorney announced Friday afternoon. Brandon Dewayne Sykes, 33, was indicted Wednesday during a special called session of a Lamar County grand jury, said Chris McCool, district attorney for the 24th Judicial Circuit that includes Fayette, Lamar, and Pickens counties.

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  3. Lamar County grand jury indicts man for disappearance of ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | ABC 33/40

    A grand jury in Lamar County indicted Brandon Sykes this week. He is charged with 2 counts of capital murder for the disappearance of his ex-wife Keshia Nicole Turner of Vernon.

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  4. Grand jury indicts Vernon man in the disappearance of his ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Lamar County grand jury in Lamar County has indicted a Vernon man on two counts of capital murder in the disappearance of his ex-wife. was originally charged for one count of capital murder during the course of a burglary in the death of Keisha Turner.

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  5. Spring Hill's Carmen Byrd named to NFCA Freshman of Year Top 10 Finalists listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Alabama Live

    The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced on Friday morning that Spring Hill College softball player Carmen Byrd of Mt. Vernon, Ala., was chosen among the top 10 finalists for the inaugural NFCA Division II National Freshman of the Year trophy, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2015 NCAA Division II National Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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  6. Byrd of SHC named NFCA Freshman of Year Top 25 FinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced on Thursday afternoon that Spring Hill College softball player Carmen Byrd of Mt. Vernon, Ala., was chosen among the top 25 finalists for the inaugural NFCA Division II National Freshman of the Year trophy, which will be presented prior to the start of the 2015 NCAA Division II National Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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  7. Curry finishes as co-champs at Lamar County ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... and Hale County made the decision to call it a night rather than play the final game set to start at 10:45 p.m. in Vernon. The teams split games on Saturday with Hale County sending Curry into the loser's bracket with a 4-2 loss. After staying alive ...

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  8. Curry 7, Lamar County 3: No. 1 Yellow Jackets get by BulldogsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Class 4A No. 1 Curry scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to pull away for a 7-3 win over host Lamar County at the Lamar County Tournament in Vernon.

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  9. Governor Bentley Talks Tax Hikes During State Of The State AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    ... schools, their Main Streets and their backyards. And they, like me, want so badly to see Alabama grow and prosper. In Vernon, Alabama almost the entire town turned out on a sunny day last October to celebrate the opening of K & S Lumber. With some ...

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  10. More Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... I've been to their workplace. I've been to their churches, their schools, their Main Streets and their backyards. In Vernon, Alabama almost the entire town turned out on a sunny day last October to celebrate the opening of K & S Lumber. With some ...

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  11. Text of Governor Bentley's State of the State AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... I've been to their workplace. I've been to their churches, their schools, their Main Streets and their backyards. In Vernon, Alabama almost the entire town turned out on a sunny day last October to celebrate the opening of K & S Lumber. With some ...

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  12. Read Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's 2015 State of the State speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... I've been to their workplace. I've been to their churches, their schools, their Main Streets and their backyards. In Vernon, Alabama almost the entire town turned out on a sunny day last October to celebrate the opening of K & S Lumber. With some ...

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  13. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Villager Austin

    ... is a stunning spot that is full of entertaining you can't at any time really feel like losing your time. Today, when Vernon AL core aeration artificiality is all over the location Hollywood beach has preserved its natural taste. A little little bit ...

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  14. Wanted suspect arrested in meth lab caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Newms360.com

    Jonathan Wade Cole, 39, of Hamilton was arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office's Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshall's Task Force, Lamar County, Alabama Sheriff's Office, Vernon, Alabama Police Department and the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Cole was wanted in connection with a meth lab that was discovered by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office's Narcotics Unit on McDuffie Cemetary Road on Jan. 23. Samantha Jane Davis Ferraro, of Hamilton, was arrested last week in connection to the same meth lab.

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  15. 1-13 6am Tommy, death penalty takes too long?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... but. One take says Derrick Todd Lee not Derek Lee Todd my friend's sister Pam Campbell was a victim of his should Vernon Al. And then get brought back to life and burned again and a few years sorry for you but I don't know why you would care if his ...

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  16. Live severe weather updates in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... strong indications of producing damaging winds and there are at least two possible tornadic circuations. One is near Vernon, the other near Sulligent. 4:49 PM Dangerous storms entering Lamar County have produced damage in Columbus MS. Numerous trees ...

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  17. Lucille GoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... Lorain, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center. She was born in Mount Vernon, Alabama on October 3, 1924 to the union of George and Nettie Turner. She moved from Alabama to Lorain in 1948. She was a ...

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  18. Singing for their supper: An all-day singing -- shared voices, shared tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    After a morning session of sacred harp singing, Mike Hankins of Vernon, Alabama, and other participants in the first annual Memorial Sacred Harp Singing presented by the Columbus Arts Council Saturday dug into a potluck lunch at the Rosenzweig Arts Center. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff Hearty soups, this one made by Jeanette Basson and her brother-in-law, Chestly Basson, were welcomed by Saturday's singers.

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  19. West Alabama: Aliceville, Lamar County play pivotal region gamesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the toughest task when it plays host to region leader Gordo (7-0, 4-0) at 7 p.m. Friday at George Bell Stadium in Vernon, Alabama. "This region has some really good teams this season," Lamar County coach Ken Adams said. "When you look at Gordo, you ...

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