As the City of Vernon continues to try to balance a budget that is $600,000 in the red, this week law enforcement officers are being laid off.
Vernon Fire officials have identified the victims of a fire in which one woman was killed.
The state fire marshal's office is investigating an explosion that flattened a Vernon couple's home Monday.
A driver from Cedar Hill, Texas is listed in good condition after an early more wreck leaves him pinned in his semi for several hours.
A passerby saw smoke billowing out of a Vernon home, and busted down the front door of the house to see if anyone was inside.