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Bailey Bohlken is Miss Mount Vernon 2013

Miss Mount Vernon groupBailey Bohlken was crowned Miss Mount Vernon 2013 at the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, Aug. 17 in the school auditorium.

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Pageant grosses $14,500 for Franklin County Chamber of Commerce

Miss Mount Vernon 2013 Bailey Bohlken is all smiles as her  predecessor, Jesi Hines, places her crown.Miss Mount Vernon 2013 Bailey Bohlken is all smiles as her predecessor, Jesi Hines, places her crown. The 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant grossed approximately $14,500 on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17 in the MVISD auditorium.

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Riders Ride for Back to School Saturday

Several bike enthusiasts have pre-registered for the “Riders Ride for Back to School” event on Saturday, Aug. 17. Local motorcycle enthusiasts are encouraged to participate

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Bankhead Highway

B. F. Hicks introduced David Moore with Hardy-Heck-Moore  Inc. who spoke to the more than 75 people who attended the information sharing meeting about the Bankhead HighwayB. F. Hicks introduced David Moore with Hardy-Heck-Moore  Inc. who spoke to the more than 75 people who attended the information sharing meeting about the Bankhead Highway on Thursday, Aug. 8.

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Local scholarship pageant expands event to Friday and Saturday nights

Contestants in the Miss Mount Vernon and Junior Miss Mount Vernon competitions.The 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 15 contestants to vie for two different titles in pageant competition on  Saturday, Aug. 17, and 36 contestants for four different titles on Friday, Aug. 16.

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A kiss for the pig

Kelly Stretcher with Texas American Bank had to kiss a pigKelly Stretcher with Texas American Bank had to kiss a pig in return for the community’s efforts in raising money for the Texas American Bank Fill the Bus Campaign on Friday, Aug. 9.

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Farmers market

Bill and Dale Long accept an Israel melon from Harry Earl at the farmers market.Bill and Dale Long accept an Israel melon from Harry Earl at the farmers market. Vendors were selling a variety of fruits and vegetables, plants, and eggs on the downtown square last Saturday. The market is open daily from 8 a.m. to sell out.

Blood drive Saturday, August 17

The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department will be the sponsor for a Carter Blood Care blood drive this Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Deloney in circular

Cleon Williams, at right, helps Desirae Deloney enter his limousine for her trip to Dallas to take part in a photo shootCleon Williams, at right, helps Desirae Deloney enter his limousine for her trip to Dallas to take part in a photo shoot. Ms. Deloney won an Instagram contest and will be featured in the Alco circular

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