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Sixteen girls vie for Rodeo royalty titles

Sixteen girls are vying for four titles as royalty for the Mount Vernon Sheriffs Posse’s 2012 Championship Rodeo

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Long life celebrated with family and friends

top row Kevin, Marilyn, bottom row M.P. Long, Linda.M.P. Long celebrated his 90th birthday with over 30 family members and friends at the home of Cliff and Brandi Chadwick in Powderly, Tex. on Sunday, July 15, 2012.

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Watermelon seed spitting contest

Kalee Newsom puckers up to spit a watermelon seed during the contest conducted at the annual Turtle DerbyKalee Newsom puckers up to spit a watermelon seed during the contest conducted at the annual Turtle Derby

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Miller is recipient of Golden Trowel Award

Rosalyn Bethea, H.H. “Cotton” Miller, Todd Bethea and J.R. DuckworthH.H. “Cotton” Miller was presented the Masonic Golden Trowel Award in ceremonies July 14,

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Coe to be guest at Good Hope meeting

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 22

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Cash Mob coming to Mount Vernon

The first in a series of Cash Mob events has been planned for, Thursday, July 19.

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Nuziard’s Speedy wins Turtle Derby

Brooklyn Brashear, Shawn Dennis and Mitchell NuziardMitchell Nuziard’s turtle, Speedy, at right, won first place at the annual Turtle Derby.

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Summer reading magic show

More than 130 students and adults attended the magic show performed by Darrell MillerMore than 130 students and adults attended the magic show performed by Darrell Miller on Thursday, July 12

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Mount Vernon Lunches of Love served

Lunches of Love servedMore than 70 students were served a meal at the second day of the Lunches of Love program

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