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Library receives PEARL Milestone Award

Lisa Lawrence with  PEARL AwardFranklin County Librarian Lisa Lawrence accepted the PEARL Milestone Award on behalf of the Franklin County Library on Wednesday, April 24

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Girl, Cub Scouts help with Arbor Day planting

City employee  Rocky Bounds, left, helped break up the clods of dirt, while Julie Walker holds the new tree straight and Spencer Bartko and Laramie Shortnacy help with the replacement of dirt.Approximately 30 people attended the sixth annual Arbor Day celebration and tree planting at Little Creek Park.  The event was conducted Friday, April 26.

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Order of Eastern Star earns $1,600 for scholarships

Linda Walter fills her plate as Rene Aikin and Patricia Cupp make sure the serving line is prepared at the  Eastern Star Fish Fry.The Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #956 in Mount Vernon earned $1,628 for their scholarship fund

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Marching to City Hall

Marching to City HallApproximately 60 people opposed to allowing alcohol sales within the City of Mount Vernon participated in a march on Saturday, April 27.

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Fuller is co-chairmen at Relay for Life

Homer Ree “Red” FullerHomer Ree “Red” Fuller and Carolyn Wallace have been named as honorary co-chairmen for the 2013 Relay for Life.

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Learning how to fish at Summer Catch

Game Warden Heath Taylor offers a little advice to Anahi Dominguez, age three, at  the third Summer Catch event in Franklin County.Game Warden Heath Taylor offers a little advice to Anahi Dominguez, age three, at  the third Summer Catch event in Franklin County.

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Rotarians host Heros Barbeque to honor Franklin County emergency workers

Heroes barbequeRotarians were the hosts for a Heroes Barbeque on Friday night to honor Franklin County emergency workers.

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Gearing up for Golf Tournament

The committee for the “Get Away and Play” Golf Tournament he committee for the “Get Away and Play” Golf Tournament benefitting Cypress Basin Hospice is in the final planning for the Monday, May 6

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Masons honor Lillie Bush-Reves with Community Builder Award

Lillie Bush-Reves as the recipient of the lodge’s Community Builder Award.Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 named Lillie Bush-Reves as the recipient of the lodge’s Community Builder Award.

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