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Youth led prayer

The audience at the youth led Prayer on the Square event used their cell phones to simulate candle light.The audience at the youth led Prayer on the Square event used their cell phones to simulate candle light. About 70 people joined the event after it was moved inside the gym at the First Baptist Church due to the rain on Sunday, October 25.

One Day 4-H

Members of the Franklin County 4-H ClubMembers of the Franklin County 4-H Club pause for a photo while planting a Bur Oak tree at the Franklin County Sports Complex on Tuesday, October 13. The planting was a service project as part of the One Day 4-H and commemorated the Texas A&M Forest Service’s 100th anniversary.

Alamo Museum Halloween Saturday

The tenth annual Halloween Party at the Alamo Mission Museum will be Saturday, October 24. The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Activities will get underway at 7 p.m. and will continue

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Area Veterans salute planned Nov. 7

A salute to area military veterans of all ages and all branches of service has been planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, November 7 at the Rose Mary Jennings Memorial Hall at the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center.

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Youth led prayer service invites “Catch the Spirit”

“Catch the Spirit” is the message for all who attend the youth led prayer and praise service set for 7 p.m. Sunday, October 25 on the plaza and the north side of the square in front of the courthouse.

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Elbert presented Masonic Golden Trowel Award

Bobby Elbert, center, was presented the Golden Trowel Award,Bobby Elbert, center, was presented the Golden Trowel Award, the highest, most prestigious award a Masonic Lodge can bestow upon a Brother Mason.

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Redneck games and trades day events set at Alamo Mission

The annual Redneck games and Trades Day events have been planned for Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14 at the Alamo Mission Museum (AMM) grounds. The event will feature vendor booths,

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Deadline approaches Halloween events

The 25th annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square will be Friday, October 30 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon. The evening of safe fun for area toddlers through pre-teenage children

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Maples fund raiser planned

A “Fight for Gene” fund raiser will be on the downtown Mount Vernon square beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Gene Maples was diagnosed with cancer several months ago.

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