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Lantern release

Approximately 50 lanterns were released from the football field at Mount Vernon ISDApproximately 50 lanterns were released from the football field at Mount Vernon ISD on Monday, March 30. The release was in honor of Andrea Cook and Nicole Barela, both Mount Vernon High School students, who died in a motor vehicle accident the previous week.

Marksman Quartet in concert at Calvary

The Marksman Quartet will be in concert, Sunday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Temple with dinner to follow. Revival services will ­begin Sunday and will continue through

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Computer classes start Tuesday at library

The second in a series of beginner computing classes at the Franklin County Library will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31. Introduction to computers will be the class topic.

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Birthday celebration

Veronica Jordan presents an Early Franklin County Texas Family certificate to Ray Loyd Johnson Veronica Jordan presents an Early Franklin County Texas Family certificate to Ray Loyd Johnson during his 77th birthday celebration in the Century Room on Monday, March 23.

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Club tours building at Texas Shakespeare Festival

Jerald Mowery with Meaghan Sullivan and Matthew SimpsonIn lieu of their regular monthly meeting, members of the Shakespeare Club of Mount Vernon traveled to Kilgore on Thursday, March 19.

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Get prepared for Easter in the Park

Parents should be getting prepared for the annual Easter in the Park event to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at Little Creek Park. Over 3,000 eggs will be hidden for children to find.

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Ricks completes basic training

Air Force Airman Derek C. Ricks has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. He is also 2013 graduate of Mount Vernon High School.

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Chili cook off, trades day, music planned at Alamo

Members of the Alamo Mission Museum are organizing their seventh annual music festival for Saturday, April 11. Along with music, the museum grounds will also be the place for a chili cook off and a trades day event.

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Circus Monday, purchase advance tickets prior

The Carson and Barnes Circus will be in Mount Vernon Monday, March 30. Advance tickets sold will help fund the Franklin County Child Welfare Board and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse.

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