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Marynell Bryant to be speaker at Genealogy

Marynell Anderson Bryant will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society at 7 p.m. Monday, September 19.

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Prayer on the Square Sunday

A special community call to prayer will be this Sunday, September 18 at 7 p.m. on the downtown Mount Vernon Plaza. The theme of the Prayer on the Square event is One Nation Under God.

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Scouting sign-up Monday

The annual Cub Scout Rally to sign-up new members has been set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 12 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium.

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Longmire’s “Ruby” to speak to Rotary

LouAnne StephensThe Rotary Club of Mount Vernon is bringing Longmire’s “Ruby” to Mount Vernon. Dallas resident LouAnne Stephens, who plays the flamboyant character “Ruby” in the Netflix series Longmire,

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday September 12 at the Agri-Life Building at 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Prayer on the square planned Sept. 18

A Prayer on the Square event has been set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 18 in downtown Mount Vernon. The theme of the event is One Nation Under God.

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August split by two weather patterns

August 2016 was a tale of two weather patterns in Franklin County. The first two weeks were the typical dog days of summer with highs better than 100°.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 16, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Fish for a good cause

Linda and Everett Walter work their way through the serving line at the United Way Fish Fry.Linda and Everett Walter work their way through the serving line at the United Way Fish Fry.

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