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Lunches of Love back to school party

Tristan Ranis, at left, and Kevin Castro getting their hair cut at Lunchs of Love back to school partyMore than 150 students attended the Lunches of Love Back to School Party on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the First United Methodist Church.

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Festival to add to rodeo weekend

A barn dance, parade, bean feed, and mini-concert add spice to a fun packed rodeo weekend in Franklin County.

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August Blood Drive

Amanda Hasten gets comfortable as Candace Ryan with the Carter Blood Care mobile clinic makes preparations for a blood donation.Amanda Hasten gets comfortable as Candace Ryan with the Carter Blood Care mobile clinic makes preparations for a blood donation.

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Rodeo weekend has something for everyone

A member of the All American Cowgirl Chicks performs a pyrotechnic stunt  during the 2011 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo.A ten gallon hat full of activities is planned around the annual Labor Day Rodeo this Friday, Saturday and Sunday,  Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 in Mount Vernon.

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2012 Go Rodeo! Festival coming together

Excitement is beginning to build about the Go Rodeo! Festival.

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Robinson third in world at horse show

Trent Robinson of Scroggins, won third place in the two-year-old yearling mares divisonTrent Robinson of Scroggins, won third place in the two-year-old yearling mares division of the 2012 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. 4

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Small business workshops begin

A workshop focusing on changes in online and social media will be conducted in Mount Vernon on Thursday, Aug. 30

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Ark-Tex Council helps seniors

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging organization offers benefits counseling in  this area.

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Jesi Hines is 2012 Miss Mount Vernon

Miss Mount Vernon 2012 Jesi Hines is all smiles as her predecessor,  Asja Gadlin, places her crown.Miss Mount Vernon 2012 Jesi Hines is all smiles as her predecessor, Asja Gadlin, places her crown.

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