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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, March 28 at the Livestock Pavilion located on FM 115.

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Healing service set for March 15

A healing service will be Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Mayfield inducted into Hall of Honor

Jacky MayfieldJacky Mayfield was inducted into the East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor during a banquet February 21 in Texarkana. Mr. Mayfield coached football at Mount Vernon ISD from 2000-2004.

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Beginner computer classes announced

Registration is open for a series of  beginner level computer classes that will be offered at the Franklin County Library this spring. The classes will be offered each Tuesday for six weeks starting March 24 at 5:30 p.m.

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Burkett to speak on quilts for Historical group

Dr. Deborah L. Burkett of Troup, Texas will bring her expertise in storytelling and knowledge of quilts as she presents the program for the Monday, March 2 meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association.

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Neighbors become student, mentor

Dr. Karen Barker McClard and Danielle Carr RobertsDr. Karen Barker McClard and Danielle Carr Roberts, two Mount Vernon natives, who grew up three years apart in age and two blocks apart on West Main St. in Mount Vernon,

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Barrel racing awards

Tri-County Barrel Racing AssociationThe annual awards banquet for the Tri-County Barrel Racing Association was February 13 at the Pickton Community Center. Members competed in barrels, poles and a lead line class.

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Australian Rotarian to address local club

Mark AndersonMark Anderson, Senior Coordinator, Fund Development for The Rotary Foundation based in the South Pacific and Philippines Office in Parramatta, Australia, will be the speaker for the Friday, March 6 meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.

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Connect with food source families

Previously known as Food Checkout Week, consumers across the state celebrated on Texas Food Connection Day, February 17. The observance is part of a year-round effort to bring people

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