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Main Street gearing up for wine festival

Mount Vernon’s Main Street Alliance is gearing up for the  Piney Woods Wine Trail Festival this week.

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Historical Assocation’s Tombstone Tales bring local history to life

Tombstone Tales bring local history to lifeRon Milton portrays Captain J. A. Leftwich as Linda and Tim Philhower listen to his tale.

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Cinco de Mayo Sunday, May 6

Cinco de MayoJonathan Alonzo, age nine, hesitated as he accepted the goat he won as a prize at the annual Cinco de Mayo Festival at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday, May 6.  Several hundred people enjoyed the celebration.

Stanley elected president

John Stanley of Farmers Branch was elected as the president of the Pierce Chapel Cemetery Association

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Relay for Life raises $48,000

Cancer survivors led the first lap in the annual Relay for Life celebration.The sixth annual Franklin County Relay for Life began Friday, May 4 at Don Meredith Stadium

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National Day of Prayer luncheon

Jermekie Fountain King sings “Amazing Grace”Jermekie Fountain King sings “Amazing Grace” as Garry Romines, Judge Robert Newsome, and Ridley Briggs await their turn to speak

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Goodwill names Lowes 2011 Employer of Year

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas honored Lowes Regional Distribution Center at their annual awards banquet in March for their commitment to individuals with disabilities.

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Hollingsworth is co-pastor at Calvary Baptist Temple

Troy Hollingsworth will begin serving Calvary Baptist Temple as co-pastor together with his father, C. H. “Pete” Hollingsworth, Senior Pastor,

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Computer classes set at library May 21-22

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be hosts for a two-day computer class

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