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Fish fry

Aaron Johnson and Caleb Watson prepare catfish with seasoning and breadingAaron Johnson and Caleb Watson prepare catfish with seasoning and breading to be cooked at the fish fry on Saturday, May 24. Approximately 300 were served and $2,881 was received to be split between the Hagansport Community Center and the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department.

Flag pole dedicated to veterans on Memorial Day

The flag pole dedicated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Memorial Day was an Eagle Scout project by Andrew Babb.A dedication ceremony for a newly erected flag pole at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church was conducted on Monday afternoon, Memorial Day. The new pole, complete with lighting, is located east of the church buildings and south of the sign that fronts Hwy. 37 near the Rutherford St. intersection.

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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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Ramsay remembers service to veterans and their families

Pepper Puryer, Paul Lovier, Jordan Ramsay, Bert Edmondson, J. D. Baumgarder, Cathy Small, and Marcus Hollingsworth posed for a photo following the Memorial Day service at the Mount Vernon Cemetery.A Memorial Day observance was conducted on Monday, May 27 in formal ceremonies at the arched entrance to the Mount Vernon City Cemetery. Jordan Ramsay, a former U.S. Army Sgt., was the featured speaker.

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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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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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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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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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