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Yard of the month for July 2013

Max and Joy Rutledge at 300 Rutherford Street was chosen at the July Yard of the MonthThe home of Max and Joy Rutledge at 300 Rutherford Street was chosen at the July Yard of the Month by members of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Secret agent magic

Emma Van Dieden and Dylan Clinton paired up  to assist James Wand with some Secret Agent Magic tricksEmma Van Dieden and Dylan Clinton paired up  to assist James Wand with some Secret Agent Magic tricks  during his Franklin County Library Summer Enrichment Program

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Officers installed to lead local lodge

Grand Lodge officers for Mount Vernon, TexasThe Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge members conducted their annual installation of officers Saturday, July 20. The Outgoing Master of the Lodge, James Duck,

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Summer reading winners announced at library

The children who read the most books during the annual Summer Reading Program at the Franklin County Library were recognized with prizes and certificates

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A big splash at Library Summer Reading Fun in the Sun event

Taylor Copeland and her cousin, Ellianha Pascoe, age two, made a big splash at the annual Franklin County Library Summer Reading Fun in the Sun eventTaylor Copeland and her cousin, Ellianha Pascoe, age two, made a big splash at the annual Franklin County Library Summer Reading Fun in the Sun event.

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United Way of Franklin County Kickoff dinner set, RSVP needed

The United Way of Franklin County’s annual kick-off dinner and recognition awards will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 in the Rose Mary Jennings Memorial Hall

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Sundaes on the square Thursday, July 25

The annual Franklin County Library ice cream sundae party will be conducted at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 25 on the plaza as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Enrichment Program.

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Paul Carr honored for service as 65 year member of Masons

Master Tom Shiels, honoree Paul Carr, and  Grand Senior Warden R. W. Michael WigginsPaul Carr received a 65 year Masonic Service Award in ceremonies at the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge Saturday evening, July 20. Mr. Carr became a Mason

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Ice skating rink arrives

Caleb Deal and Jeremy Mandela work to unload the pieces of the ice skating rinkCaleb Deal and Jeremy Mandela work to unload the pieces of the ice skating rink purchased by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. The rink was picked up from the City of Waxahachie last week.

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