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Postcard display

Johnny Newsom, at left, shares stories about his postcards at the Century RoomJohnny Newsom, at left, shares stories about his postcards at the Century Room Saturday, August 10.

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Velazquez returns to Texas American Bank

Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr.Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr. has transferred back to Texas American Bank (TAB) in Mount Vernon and will be serving as a loan officer.

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Second Saturday

Josie and Trinity Woods make a ball filled with wild flower seedsJosie and Trinity Woods make a ball filled with wild flower seeds during the 2nd Saturday event August 10. Vendors offered a variety of craft items, baked goods, and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Fruit salad cook off

Susan Reeves was the winner in the fruit salad cook off at the Second Saturday eventSusan Reeves was the winner in the fruit salad cook off at the Second Saturday event August 10. She won first place and the people’s choice award.

Hall of Fame

Allen Bach, at left, displays a belt buckle he was awarded, with longtime friend, Grant Atkinson, and wife Peggy following the induction ceremony for the Pro Rodeo Hall of FameAllen Bach, at left, displays a belt buckle he was awarded, with longtime friend, Grant Atkinson, and wife Peggy following the induction ceremony for the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame.

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Concrete cutting

Dust fills the air as Brad Kittle operates a concrete saw, while Larry Newby applies water to the blade. Dust fills the air as Brad Kittle operates a concrete saw, while Larry Newby applies water to the blade. The pair made the cuts Friday, August 9, in preparation for plumbing work to get started at the Bountiful Place remodeling project.

Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Kenneth Sivard to speak at Genealogy

Kenneth Sivard will be the speaker for the Monday, Aug. 19, meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Watermelon day

Beau Wilhite enjoys a big juicy bite while his mom, Candi, holds the fruit steadyBeau Wilhite enjoys a big juicy bite while his mom, Candi, holds the fruit steady, at the Franklin County Library’s Watermelon Day on the downtown plaza Friday, August 2.

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