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Poor Boys seek buying teammates

Members are being sought for the Poor Boys buying team to purchase livestock at the annual Mount Vernon - Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 2

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Lowe’s Heroes to lead “Paint our Town”

The initial planning meeting for the “Paint Our Town” project took place on Monday, March 7 with a total of 17 people in attendance. The committee is made up of representatives from area churches and clubs, city and county government, and local businesses.

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Hohenberger, Kaufman named Paul Harris Fellows

Cade Hohenberger and John Kaufman were honored at the Friday, March 4 meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club by being named as Paul Harris Fellows,Cade Hohenberger and John Kaufman were honored at the Friday, March 4 meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club by being named as Paul Harris Fellows, one of the most prestigious recognition's of Rotary International.

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FCHA, Main Street, chamber prepare for Bankhead Centennial

The first round of  events in the 100th anniversary celebration of the opening of the Bankhead Highway will be April 21-23 in Franklin County. Joint committees with the Franklin County Historical Association,

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Easter hams to be sold by fire department

Easter is early this year, and volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department are selling smoked hams as a fund raiser. The pricing is the same as previous years at $30 per ham.

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Steve O’s, Fleming building projects ok, proceed to council

A business recruitment incentive package for Steve-O’s Pizza and Pub and an Existing Business Structure Assistance grant for the old Fleming Building, home for the new restaurant,

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Sign up for Fashion Show with a Twist, giveaways

Retailers and service providers are urged to sign up now to participate in the Fashion Show With a Twist on the plaza March 12 starting at 10:45 a.m. to kickoff Second Saturdays on the Plaza season.

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Friends of Scouting campaign underway

The 2016 Friends of Scouting campaign is underway in Franklin County, according to Hershal Kelley, District Executive for the White Oak District of Boy Scouts of America.

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Primary election canvass today, Thursday, March 10

The canvass of the results of the March 1 General Primary elections is set for today, Thursday, March 10.

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