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New tanker truck, asphalt unit, and chip spreader bought

Franklin County Commissioners joined together at their Monday, June 22 meeting to purchase $273,041 in road equipment to be shared between the four road precinct crews.

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Super heroes

Annabella Talsma glances over her shoulder during a presentation about emergency services personnel as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading ProgramAnnabella Talsma glances over her shoulder during a presentation about emergency services personnel as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading Program

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Hagansport Cemetery homecoming Sunday

The annual Hagansport Cemetery Homecoming will be Sunday, June 14, 2015. The homecoming day activities will be at the Mount Olive Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall.

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Flag Day

In honor of Flag Day on Sunday, June 14, flags of Franklin County residents who served the United States were flown on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza. In honor of Flag Day on Sunday, June 14, flags of Franklin County residents who served the United States were flown on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza.

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Region 8 ESC to conduct job fair

The Region 8 Education Service Center will be the location of an educators job fair on Thursday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. School districts in the service area will be present

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Basketball camp

A total of 54 students participated in Coach Joe Thomas’ three day basketball campA total of 54 students participated in Coach Joe Thomas’ three day basketball camp last week in Tiger Gym. The group worked on fundamentals. Each player received a T-shirt and a basketball.

Varsity girls track

Rylee Keys flops over the high jump bar for the Lady Tigers.Rylee Keys flops over the high jump bar for the Lady Tigers. She finished in second place at the District meet behind teammate Kailye Green. Several members of the team qualified to advance

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