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Taylor to speak at Genealogy meeting

Carol Taylor from Hunt County will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaryWesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 16 at Nevill’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

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Birthday party

Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.

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Prayer on the Square set for Sunday

A special call to prayer has been issued to all community members for 7 p.m. Sunday, September 17 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon for Prayer on the Square.

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Shooting sports program organizing

The Shooting Sports program of the Franklin County 4-H Chapter will have an organizational meeting with dinner provided at the Hagansport Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 12.

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Regatta boat racing

Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, rightLocal Cub Scouts in Pack 271, like Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, right, along with other youth shaped, decorated sails, put together miniature boats, and had fun doing “raingutter regatta” racing on the downtown plaza September 9.

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Prayer on the square planned September 17

The third annual Prayer on the Square event has been set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 17 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Cheese making

Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese.Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese. The demonstration was part of the 2nd Saturday on the Square events on September 9.

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Ag groups collecting for storm victims

The Mount Vernon Veterinary Clinic, the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County, and local FFA Chapters are teaming up to help provide items to FFA Chapters that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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