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Cox represents local club

Rotary Dist. Govenor Carroll Greenwaldt, Madelyn Cox, Nathan Reves Madelyn Cox was first place winner in the local 4-Way Test speech contest sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club. She is seen here at the Rotary Dist. 5830 competition

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Heroes eligible for door prizes at BBQ

Emergency personnel attending the April 17 Heroes Barbecue will be eligible for a variety of door prizes this year.  Franklin County emergency workers and their families will be honored

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Dollens benefit

Shane Stanley holds a cook ware set high so that possible bidders could get a good lookShane Stanley holds a cook ware set high so that possible bidders could get a good look during an auction of household items during the Dollens benefit on Saturday, March 28.

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Project show petting zoo

Alea Minter and Calley Sanders enjoy the petting zoo at the annual Project ShowAlea Minter and Calley Sanders enjoy the petting zoo at the annual Project Show on Saturday, March 28. The zoo included chicks, a duck, rabbits and a couple of pigs.

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Hannah Penny shows Grand Champion Goat

Hannah Penny,  showed the Grand Champion Goat for the second year in a row at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowHannah Penny, daughter of Tim and Cindy Penny, showed the Grand Champion Goat for the second year in a row at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, March 28.

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Reynolds shows top Ag Mechanics project

Cheyenne Reynolds, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowCheyenne Reynolds, granddaughter of Wanda Self, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, March 29.

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Marcus Siddens wins broiler show

Marcus Siddens showed the Grand Champion Broilers at the Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowMarcus Siddens showed the Grand Champion Broilers at the Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, March 29 as a part of the Mount Vernon 4-H.

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Learn how to help, April is child abuse prevention month

Child Protective Services (CPS) investigated more than 160,000 allegations of child abuse or neglect in Texas last year. Among them were 19 confirmed cases from 84 allegations in Franklin County.

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State park egg hunt Saturday afternoon

The staff at Bob Sandlin State Park will be hosts for an Easter Egg Hunt for children age 12 and under at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4. The park is located on FM 21 just north of the bridge over Lake Bob Sandlin.

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