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Father Roberto Gomez leads Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Father Jose Roberto GomezFather Jose Roberto Gomez took over as the Parochial Administrator of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mount Vernon in July. Father Roberto, as he introduces himself, is a native of El Salvador.

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Sons of Confederat Veterans charter meeting Monday

The newest chapter of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans will conduct its charter meeting and open house Monday, September 21 at the Old Union Community Center, located three miles

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Rainbow Connection premieres ActivBoard

Families “walked the red carpet” to the premiere showing of the ActivBoard system in Rainbow Hall during the open house Tuesday, September 8 at the First United Methodist Church.

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Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 25 at the Bach Roping Arena (formerly the Duke Arena) on CR SE3285.

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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. on Thursday, September 17, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged

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North Franklin fish fry September 19

Members of the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department will be hosts for a fish fry on Saturday, September 19 at the Hagansport Community Center. The fish fry will be at 5 p.m.

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Dishing up the slaw

Joy Rutledge adds a dollop of coleslaw to Lisa Lawrence’s plate at the United Way Fish Fry.Joy Rutledge adds a dollop of coleslaw to Lisa Lawrence’s plate at the United Way Fish Fry. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masonic Lodge were hosts for the event

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight Thursday, September 15. The meeting will be at Herschel’s Restaurant, 1612 S. Jefferson St.,

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Second Saturday is Family Day

Second Saturday in September will be Family Day around the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day is sure to be filled with good food and things to see and do

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