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Fresh fish served in an abundance

Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fryFrom right to left, Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fry

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Pinterest Party at library September 20.

A Pinterest Party will be at the Franklin County Library at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. For more information, see the Sept.13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, Sept. 21

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Mardis Benefit scheduled Sept. 29

A 5 D Barrel Race and Bull Riding Benefit for Tyler Mardis is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Arena on FM 115.

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Deadline nears for hay show

The deadline for hay samples to be analyzed for the 2012 Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmers Association Hay Show on Saturday, Oct. 6 is Thursday, Sept. 20.

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Merchandising Workshop Tuesday

Revive your customers’ shopping experience and retail sales with ideas from the Mount Vernon Main Street’s Visual Merchandising Workshop.

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Panty Posse performs at rodeo

Members of the local volunteer fire departments were good sports  in participating in the first Fire Department ChallengeMembers of the local volunteer fire departments were good sports in participating in the first Fire Department Challenge

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Genealogy Society to have busy Monday

The Franklin County Genealogy Society will have a busy day, Monday, Sept. 17 with a lunch and a meeting. For more information, see the Sept. 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Shoot-out group entertains after parade

Shoot-out group entertains after paradeThe old west style reenactment team “Legends of the Crossroads” entertained the crowd of about 150

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