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Legislative trip planned in February

The Mount Vernon/Franklin County Days in Austin will be February 26 through 28. This is an opportunity to be an advocate for the community and impact potential legislation that affects local businesses.

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Nominations sought for community honors

Nominations are being accepted for consideration for the Franklin County Man, Woman and Agriculturist of the Year awards.

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Chamber ribbon cuttings

Haley Ross with Modern Woodmen of America in Bogata cuts a ribbon to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, January 15.Haley Ross with Modern Woodmen of America in Bogata cuts a ribbon to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, January 15.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. March

Those walking were Jack Skelton, Jeff Briscoe, Freda Evans, Devron Doss and Deandre Doss.A small but determined group set out for the annual march to the courthouse in the freezing temperatures Monday, January 21 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Alamo Mission Museum annual meeting set

The annual meeting of the Alamo Mission Museum will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 24, in the Old School House on the museum property.

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Arts Alliance officers

left to right, Hayley Dickson, secretary, Jean Pamplin, historian, and Linda Hammond, president, Ruby Neely, vice president.Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance gathered for their annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Disciple Now

A total of 84 students and 19 leaders participated in the 15th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.A total of 84 students and 19 leaders participated in the 15th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. The evangelical Christian youth outreach event was Thursday, January 10 through Sunday, January 13.

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Legion to honor veterans with fish fry

Members of the American Legion Post 243 will be honoring veterans with a free fried fish dinner at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 27.

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MLK Unity March planned for January 21

The annual “Unity March” in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is set for Monday, January 21. Participants will gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Denton Missionary Baptist Church to begin their march to the downtown courthouse.

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