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Cheering at the turtle races

Hayden and Lucy McClard, center, cheer their turtles on in the annual Turtle Derby at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, July 11.Hayden and Lucy McClard, center, cheer their turtles on in the annual Turtle Derby at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, July 11. Hayden’s Turtle crawled her way to the final round,

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Rains cause rescheduling of highway maintenance work

Regular summer maintenance by seal coating area roadways maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was delayed more than a month due to heavier than average rains in May.

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Williams to headline Independent businesses celebration Friday

Courtnee WilliamsDowntown Mount Vernon will be the center for activities  on Friday night and most of the day Saturday. “Grab your friends, grandmas and grandpas, kids and family (along with a chair) and

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Not too late to attend Lunches of Love

Even if a child missed the early registration or the past days for the Lunches of Love, it is not too late for eligible children to reap the benefits of this summer food and activity program.

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Lunches of Love to start Wednesday

Lunches of Love will begin on Wednesday, July 8 and continue through Thursday, August  13. Bus transportation will be provided; however,

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Fish fry to benefit Edna Hunnicutt

A fish fry to benefit Edna Hunnicutt will be Saturday, July 11 at 5 p.m. at the Hagansport Community Center. Mrs. Hunnicutt is suffering from glioblastoma, a tumor in the brain.

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Bat factory in Talco

Virgil Jones and Pattie Story display two personalized bats from Minesport U.S.A. that Mr. Jones purchased for his grandsons.Virgil Jones and Pattie Story display two personalized bats from Minesport U.S.A. that Mr. Jones purchased for his grandsons. The bats were displayed at the June meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society,

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Ice cream freeze-off entries sought

By now most homemade ice cream freezers have been dusted and put through several sessions of churning some of the sweetest treats the summer has to offer.

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Pageant sign-up extended to July 10

The deadline to sign-up as a contestant in the 47th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has been extended to 3 p.m. Friday, July 10. Registration packets should be turned

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