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Fish fry set at Masonic Lodge

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry Saturday, April 25 at the Masonic Lodge Hall. The fish fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening at the lodge hall.

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Marker dedication rescheduled April 25

The  Confederate States of America Southern Cross Dedication for eight Civil War Veterans at the Shelton-Rankin Cemetery in Upshur County, has been rescheduled to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25.

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Historic homes topic at Genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, April 20. The program will focus on historic homes in Mount Vernon and Franklin County and the families that either built or lived in them.

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Eastern Star fish fry set

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Mount Vernon Lodge Hall on the I-30 Access Rd.

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Asja Gadlin to compete for Miss Dallas Title

Asja GadlinAsja Gadlin will compete in the Miss Dallas Pageant on Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. “This is the preliminary pageant for Miss Texas USA,”

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National Day of Prayer table captain meeting April 21

Franklin County’s National Day of Prayer Task Force has set an organizational meeting for table captains for Tuesday, April 21 at 2:30 p.m. at the County Seat on the east side of the downtown Mount Vernon square.

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Chitsey through surgery, Lovier home after health scares

Pct. 1 Commissioner Danny Chitsey and recently retired County Judge Paul Lovier are both doing well after major health concerns over the past week.

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Aggie muster April 21

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster. The Muster honors all Texas Aggies who have died.

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Senate District 1 Summit Saturday

There will be an East Texas Summit of all Texas Senate District 1 Democratic Party leaders and activists in Tyler Saturday, April 18. The meeting and training sessions will be from 9:30 a.m.

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