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Pat Carter with XTO Energy receives a plaque from the 4-H ClubPat Carter with XTO Energy receives a plaque from the 4-H Club after the company donated $4,000 to used for projects for 4-H members. XTO also donated $5,000 to the group in 2015.

Poster contest winners announced

2016 Poster Contest WinnersWinners in the 36th annual Mount Vernon Elementary School Poster Contest were announced on Wednesday, December 7 at the First National Bank of Mount Vernon.

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Rutledge family honored for 100 years of farm production

Agricuture Commissioner Sid Miller presents Joy and Max Rutledge with a certificate from the Family Land Heritage Program on the floor of the House of Representatives at the State Capital in Austin.Agricuture Commissioner Sid Miller presents Joy and Max Rutledge with a certificate from the Family Land Heritage Program on the floor of the House of Representatives at the State Capital in Austin.

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Religious procession conducted

A procession as part of the local celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe,A procession as part of the local celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas and protector of the unborn, wound through the streets of Mount Vernon on Sunday, December 11.

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Easterling to speak at Genealogy on Monday

Don Easterling will present a short program on World War II in Franklin County at the December Franklin County Genealogical Society (FCGS) meeting.

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Duenez medical fund account created

An account has been created at First National Bank For Sarah Duenez. She has been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma and is currently taking chemotherapy treatments.

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Neal, McQueen snag UPRA titles

Jocee Neal was recently crowned Miss UPRA 2017, and Rebekah McQueen was crowned Miss Teen UPRA 2017.Jocee Neal was recently crowned Miss UPRA 2017, and Rebekah McQueen was crowned Miss Teen UPRA 2017.

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Local Farm Bureau has 35 years of growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized for 35 years of continuous gain in memberships by the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB).

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Miss Rodeo America 2017

Lisa Lageschaar was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2017 this weekend in Las Vegas.Lisa Lageschaar was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2017 this weekend in Las Vegas. She was crowned Miss Rodeo Texas 2016 in June.

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