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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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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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Entries sought for Homecoming Parade

Students and individuals in the community are encouraged to begin thinking now  of ideas to decorate a float or vehicle for the Mount Vernon Homecoming Parade on Monday, September 14

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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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Rural Beauty Spot

The home of Tom Hardy in the 3600 block of FM 115 was honored as the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s Rural Beauty Spot for the month of August.The home of Tom Hardy in the 3600 block of FM 115 was honored as the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s Rural Beauty Spot for the month of August. Mr. Hardy’s front entrance

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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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Scout rally, sign up September 10

The annual Cub Scout Rally to sign up new members has been set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium. The Cub Scout program is for boys

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Rodeo Royalty

Junior Princess Morgan Champion, Junior Queen Charleye Martin, Queen Katy Curry, and Princess Rylie ArringtonThe 2015 royalty for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse was crowned this weekend.

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Yard of the Month

The home of Cliff and Kathy Marks was honored as the Yard of the Month by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.The home of Cliff and Kathy Marks was honored as the Yard of the Month by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. The beautiful green lawn is separated from the house by flower beds

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