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Bike / Trike-a-Thon

The four and five year old class takes a break during the Kids Under Construction annual Bike/Trike-a-ThonThe four and five year old class takes a break during the Kids Under Construction annual Bike/Trike-a-Thon benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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Bake off raises $2,400 for home meals program

Ginna McFeely, at right, smiles at the crowd as Bobby Elbert, at left, takes bids for her cake during the Key Club Auction.Ginna McFeely, at right, smiles at the crowd as Bobby Elbert, at left, takes bids for her cake during the Key Club Auction. A total of 24 entries were made in the 11th annual event on Saturday, April 12.

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Rich wins at Men of Courage Car Show

 Randy Rich’s and his 1956 Ford ThunderbirdThe lustrous peacock blue of Randy Rich’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird caught the judge’s eye and won the Best of Show award at the Men of Courage Car Show on Saturday, April 12 at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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Color attack

Trish Kuhl, far right, and her daughter, Maria, center, are attacked by a group of color enthusiasts led by Denise Case, far left.Trish Kuhl, far right, and her daughter, Maria, center, are attacked by a group of color enthusiasts led by Denise Case, far left. The 5K fun run was well attended and helped raise money for activities for the Class of 2019.

Easter in the Park is Saturday, April 19

The annual Easter in the Park event is Saturday, April 19, beginning at 10 a.m. at Little Creek Park. The event will kick-off with the Easter Parade, then  games and activities and sack races.

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Alamo Mission Museum’s events well attended

Winners in the seventh annual Alamo chili cook offThe Alamo Mission Museum was the place to be Saturday for fun, food, and fellowship. Several hundred people came through the gates to participate in the trades day event, chili cook off and Blues Festival.

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Relay for Life luminaria available

A special luminaria ceremony during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Franklin County remembers those lost to cancer and honors those who have battled and won.

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Chili eaters wanted for cook off

A chili cook-off will be conducted on Saturday, April 19 along Kaufman Street between Main and Scott streets. Bowls of chili will be available for sale to the public beginning at noon.

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Prairies, Pineywoods BirdFest coming to Franklin County

The Prairies and Pineywoods BirdFest is coming to Franklin County. This inaugural event, sponsored by the Franklin County Historical Association (FCHA), has been set for the first weekend in May.

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