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Eastern Star fish fry set

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Mount Vernon Lodge Hall on the I-30 Access Rd.

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Scholarship awards

Taylor Rose and Bailey BohlkenTaylor Rose and Bailey Bohlken recently received scholarships at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. The scholarships were based on academics and personal ethics and were determined by faculty.

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Tigers fall to Chapel Hill

A pitch hits the glove of Tiger catcher Brent Baird.A pitch hits the glove of Tiger catcher Brent Baird. The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball team is 2-1 in District 16-3A competition after falling to Chapel Hill Red Devils on Tuesday, March 22.

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JV Tigers teams compete in Hileman Relays at Queen City

Jacob Whitehurst clears a hurdle for the JV Tigers.Jacob Whitehurst clears a hurdle for the JV Tigers. He won second place in the 110 meter hurdles and third place in the 300 meter hurdles. The junior varsity boys finished in third place in their division

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Mandatory meeting for dual language program Thursday March, 31

The first of two mandatory meetings for parents interested in enrolling their Kindergarten age children in the Dual Language Two Way program is Thursday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m.

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Genealogy meeting

Beverly Fortner and Brenda HoffmanBeverly Fortner and Brenda Hoffman of Paris presented a program about American Indian and Irish heritage at the March meeting on the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Off to the races

Several hundred parents and youngsters were off to the races to grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possibleSeveral hundred parents and youngsters were off to the races to grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possible during the community egg hunt at Little Creek Park.

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Events planned to spotlight child abuse prevention

The Franklin County Child Welfare Board is urging everyone to join in with a planned series of events to help put a spotlight on child abuse and its prevention in the local community during April

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Seven selected to go to state, two resolutions promoted

Seven delegates and two alternates were selected to represent the county at the Franklin County Republican Party’s County Convention and two resolutions on party platform issues were adopted.

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