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Biking, baking, kites, history, music, and food combine for Cypress SpringFest

Mix bikes, baking, kites, bluegrass, history and food, and you have Cypress SpringFest, a spring weekend in Franklin County unlike anything in Texas.

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“Exploring the Edges of Texas” presented to Shakespeare Club

“Exploring the Edges of Texas,” was presented by Walt and Isabel Davis at the Thursday, March 15 meeting of  the Shakespeare Club of Mount Vernon

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Characters come alive for Night in Museum

Seventeen students from Mount Vernon Intermediate School’s fifth and sixth grades will be featured as historical characters for “A Night in the Museum.”

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Cancer survivor reception planned

The Franklin County Relay for Life committee is planning a Cancer Survivor’s Dinner for Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m.

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Luck of the Irish

Johnny Newsome dressed as a leprechaunJohnny Newsome dressed as a leprechaun and drew the winning name from a bucket held by Downtown Business Association President Crystal Copeland.

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Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons to meet

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27

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In full bloom

Red Bud treeThe Red Bud tree in the front lawn of the Krista Tinsley Crews residence at the corner of Yates and Olive St. is in full bloom.

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Library Seed Swap postponed to Monday

The Spring Seed and Seedling Swap sponsored by the Franklin County Library will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 26.

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Tickets now available for “A Night at the Museum” event

Tickets for “A Night at the Museum” event set from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 24 are available in advance.

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