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Gospel convention begins Friday

The 81st Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention will be conducted at the First Methodist Church of Mount Vernon April 13-14.

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Easter in the Park

Easter in the ParkTye Calvert, age 2, heads for an Easter egg pointed out by Chris Tyl during the annual Easter egg hunt

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Heroes eligible for door prizes

Emergency personnel attending the April 20 Heroes Barbecue will be eligible for a variety of door prizes this year.

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Open house set to explain Sea Scout Ship program

NeTSeO, Northeast Texas Southeastern Oklahoma Trails council is forming a Sea Scout Ship and Crew.

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Kaufman conquers burger

Luke Kaufman fought the Beltbuster and wonLuke Kaufman fought the Beltbuster and won at the first Mount Vernon Dairy Queen Beltbuster Eating Contest on Saturday, March 24.

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Summer Catch planned Saturday, May 5

The Franklin County Constables Office, the Franklin County Justice of the Peace, and local emergency service organizations are planning the second annual Summer Catch event in Franklin County

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National Day of Prayer table captain meeting April 10

Franklin County’s National Day of Prayer Task Force has set an organizational meeting for table captains for Tuesday, April 10 at 2:30 p.m.

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Ramp builders at work here

Ramp builders at work hereLocal volunteers with The Texas Ramp Project (TTRP) organization were at work Tuesday.

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Bakeoff funds dedicated to Sports Complex

Profits collected through the Mount Vernon Key Club’s annual Spring Bakeoff will be  dedicated to the Franklin County Sports Complex.

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