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Godwin completes basic army training

Army Pfc. Drew T. Godwin has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

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Alamo Mission Museum’s events well attended

Leon Gunn of Pickton pulls the sled with his 1949 John Deere A tractor.A total of 36 tractors participated in the tractor pull and show at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday.

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Carolyn Wallace named honorary co-chair for 2013 Relay for Life

Carolyn WallaceCarolyn Wallace has been named as honorary co-chairman for the 2013 Relay for Life.

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Copeland, Reed take top honors at Night in the Museum event

Taylor Copeland won the Night in the Museum  event for her portrayal of Neola Cates.Taylor Copeland and Shelby Reed won top honors for their character portrayals and background sets at the Night in the Museum event last Saturday, April 13.

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Annual Key Club Bake-off and auction set at arts center

Aubrey Alexander uses her best smile to raise the bidding for her chocolate chess pie at the annual Key Club Bake Off event as Auctioneer Bobby Elbert watches for bids Aubrey Alexander uses her best smile to raise the bidding for her chocolate chess pie at the annual Key Club Bake Off

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Little Creek Park opening a fun event

Little Creek Park reopening ribbon cuttingMembers of the Franklin County Youth Baseball Pee Wee Yankees and Tigers teams attended the ribbon cutting at Little Creek Park along with chamber and park board members.

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Pied employees

Brookshire’s employees Shayna Floyd, Jennifer Wilkes and Chandni Patel were the “winners” in the store’s recent contest. Brookshire’s employees Shayna Floyd, Jennifer Wilkes and Chandni Patel were the “winners” in the store’s recent contest.

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Out with the old

Demolition of the old Mount Vernon Cafe buildingDemolition of the old Mount Vernon Cafe building on Hwy. 37 caused varied reactions among passersby.

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Farmers Market on going

Ronnie Miliken purchased a pair of wooden boots from James Rhea at the Farmers MarketRonnie Miliken purchased a pair of wooden boots from James Rhea at the Farmers Market on Saturday, April 6 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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