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Men of Courage Car Show at First Baptist Church Saturday

The Men of Courage Car Show will be on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at the First Baptist Church. There will be 12 different classifications for the car show with an entry fee of $25 per vehicle, which should be paid the morning of the event.

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Bake-off entries sought

Advance entries are being sought for the 11th annual  Spring Bake-Off sponsored by the Key Club Saturday, April 12. Registration cost is $10 for each category.

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Second Saturday events taking shape around downtown plaza

Crafty people, artisans and those with a green thumb are invited to be a part of the booth offerings at the first “Second Saturday” event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 around the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Democrats to meet Monday at Daysi’s

Members and friends of the Franklin County Democratic Party will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 7 at the Taqueria Daysi’s restaurant. Vik Verna, area director for Organizing for America, will be the guest speaker.

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Farmers Market

Pat Parnell offered locally grown carrots, spinach and onions at Saturday’s Farmers MarketPat Parnell offered locally grown carrots, spinach and onions at Saturday’s Farmers Market on the downtown square. The market opens at 8 a.m., rain or shine.

Tri-Lakes Pregnancy Center sets meeting

A community-wide informational meeting for the new Tri-Lakes Pregnancy Center will be Wednesday, April 9 at 6:15 p.m. in the Family Life Center at the First United Methodist Church at 522 Hwy. 37.

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Tour de Cypress plans 10th event

The 10th annual Tour de Cypress Ride and Run in Mount Vernon has been set for Saturday, April 19. The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mount Vernon.

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Heroes eligible for door prizes at BBQ

Emergency personnel attending the April 18 Heroes Barbecue will be eligible for a variety of door prizes this year. Franklin County emergency workers and their families

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Bird feeder

Ashlan Windorski, age 11, displays a bird feeder she created during the Tom Scott Lumber Yard customer appreication dayAshlan Windorski, age 11, displays a bird feeder she created during the Tom Scott Lumber Yard customer appreciation day on Saturday, March 22. Approximately 300 people stopped by for free hot dogs, door prizes, and special priced merchandise.