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Poor Boys seek buying teammates

Members are being sought for the Poor Boys buying team to purchase livestock at the annual Mount Vernon - Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 1 at the Livestock Pavilion located on FM 115.

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Paul’s Journey coming to Calvary Baptist

Paul’s Journey, formerly The Relations Quartet, will be in concert at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, March 18 at Calvary Baptist Temple.

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Registration for year-long long-gun drawing underway

The second annual 52 Week Gun Drawing to benefit the Mount Vernon Firefighters Corporation is underway with registrations available from any member of the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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National register project meeting Tuesday

A meeting to begin the application process for a National Register of Historic Places designation will be at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 at City Hall with representatives of Ogee Preservation.

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday, March 13 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Cubs learn of Native American culture

David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.

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Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is set to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12. People should set their clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night to avoid being late for church or other events.

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Wildlife habitat seminar planned

Members of the Delta Waterfowl of Mount Pleasant will be hosts for a Wildlife Habitat Improvement Seminar for area landowners.

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