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Sheriff’s Posse rodeo queen contestant sign-up begins

Sign-up for those interested in becoming contestants in the 2015 Rodeo Queens contests began this week. The deadline to register as a contestant is 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena.

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Donations sought for fireworks show on Lake Cypress Springs

Donations are being sought to fund the annual Independence Day weekend fire works show on Lake Cypress Springs. All contributions over the cost of the materials for the show are donated to

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Library science donation

Lisa Attaway, a Mount Vernon High School graduate and currently a dentist in Rockwall, donates $2,000 to Diane Ramsay to purchase books and other library science items for the Mount Vernon Elementary (MVES) library.Lisa Attaway, a Mount Vernon High School graduate and currently a dentist in Rockwall, donates $2,000 to Diane Ramsay to purchase books and other library science items for the Mount Vernon Elementary (MVES) library.

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Amateur World Doubles played at Selah, Trey Texas

Partners Jack Tabor and Kevin Curran tee off from the 10th hole on the Trey Deuce course.Partners Jack Tabor and Kevin Curran tee off from the 10th hole on the Trey Deuce course. It was the 14th year for the team to compete at the Amateur World Doubles Championship.

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Handicapable BBQ

Moresa Shelby accepts a donation from Pat Ross as Barbara Crowston retrieves sausage on a stick for him at the annual Memorial Day Handicapable barbecue fund raiser.Moresa Shelby accepts a donation from Pat Ross as Barbara Crowston retrieves sausage on a stick for him at the annual Memorial Day Handicapable barbecue fund raiser.

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“Bubble Day” Friday

The ninth annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7 on the downtown plaza.

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United Way application deadline Monday

Monday is the deadline for applications to the United Way of Franklin County from qualified organizations seeking funding from the local agency in 2015. No applications will be accepted

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Sporting Clays Classic to benefit NeTseO Scout Council

The NeTseO Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America will be hosts for the seventh annual Sporting Clays Classic Saturday, June 13 at the Rusty Lowe Ranch near Clarksville. The event was

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Dejah returns to extreme makeover Mount Vernon style

Members of the Arnold family, Daniel, Beth, Dejah, Bella and Andy are shocked by their first glimpse of their home.Members of the Arnold family, Daniel, Beth, Dejah, Bella and Andy are shocked by their first glimpse of their home. Volunteers did an extreme makeover on both the outside and inside

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