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Library recipe exchange Thursday

The Franklin County Library is sponsoring a Recipe Exchange, Thursday, May 29. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. in the upstairs conference room at the library.

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Note burning

Members of the Franklin County Genealogical Society gathered in front of their building on Main St. Friday afternoon for a celebratory note burning.Members of the Franklin County Genealogical Society gathered in front of their building on Main St. Friday afternoon for a celebratory note burning. The group paid off their $20,000 mortgage earlier this year.

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Dedication to culminate Eagle Scout project

Andrew Babb, age 17, works with his father, Don, and members of Troop 69 and Troop 101, to dig a trench and lay conduit and electrical line to light the new flag pole at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.Andrew Babb, age 17, works with his father, Don, and members of Troop 69 and Troop 101, to dig a trench and lay conduit and electrical line to light the new flag pole at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Design an ad winners

Front row, Calie Logan earned first place, Jacque Riley was second, Kendall Finley, inset, was third. Those receiving honorable mention were Isai Esquitin, Dylan Kirkman, Elexis Lunsford, Gabriela Lopez, Acacia Pace, and Zoe Breeden.Winners in the 22nd annual Design An Ad program received trophies and ribbons at Mount Vernon Elementary School last week. The topic was “Read Read Read.”

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Carry the Load in city Friday

A day off work, cook outs, jaunts to the lake, and the Indianapolis 500 are what many people think Memorial Day is all about. Carry the Load has made it their mission to highlight the true meaning of Memorial Day.

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Wentworth on trek from Sea to Shining Sea

Diane Newsom, Carl Wentworth, and J.D. Baumgardner in front of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.Carl Wentworth is on a journey from “Sea to Shining Sea” to raise awareness for veterans and to support “the heroes who fight for our freedom”. His walk brought him through Mount Vernon this week.

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Fourth annual Piney Wood Wine Trail Association festival a success

The walkways on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza were jam-packed on Friday night, May 16 during the Piney Woods Wine Trail Association festival.The fourth annual Piney Wood Wine Trail Association Festival was termed a success by vendors, merchants and organizers alike. There were more than 1,250 people attending the wine tasting portion of the festival, according to preliminary estimates.

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Library sleep over

Members of the three-year-old class from Kids Under Construction stopped by the library on Monday to drop off their stuffed animals for a sleep over at the library.Members of the three-year-old class from Kids Under Construction stopped by the library on Monday to drop off their stuffed animals for a sleep over at the library.

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Senior slide show postponed

Due to the softball playoff game conflicting with the original date, the annual Senior Slide Show for Mount Vernon High School seniors has been postponed until Monday, May 26.

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