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4-H Club plans Kick-Off event

Franklin County 4-H Cub officers for 2019-2020Officers of the Franklin County 4-H Club will be hosts for a Kick-Off event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 21, on the downtown plaza that will benefit the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter.

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Halley graduates from A&M

Braden HalleyBraden Halley graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.78 GPA from Texas A&M University-Commerce on Aug. 10, 2019.

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Entries being sought for Hay Show

Entries are being accepted for the 2019 Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmers Association Hay Show scheduled for Saturday, October 5.

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Proffitt, Vargas are Rotary Students for September

Kenley Proffitt, Daniel VargasKenley Proffitt and Daniel Vargas were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for September 2019 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Mandatory young farmer project show meetings set for Monday, Tuesday

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the steer, dairy heifer or goat categories of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2020 are set for early next week.

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Private pesticide training offered

The Franklin County Extension Office for agriculture is offering a Private Pesticide Applicator training Wednesday, September 18.

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School bus memorial planning finalized

Plans for a memorial service commemorating the 60th anniversary of the 1959 Mount Vernon school bus accident were finalized last week by an informal committee of survivors and other interested parties.

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Courtney Baldwin receives scholarship

Courtney Baldwin of Franklin County was one of four students at Northeast Texas Community College and among the 207 Phi Theta Kappa members to receive a $1,000 scholarship as 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars.

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Mendez graduates from OCU

Iley Mae MendezIley Mae Mendez graduated on April 26, 2019 from Oklahoma Christian University. She graduated cum laude, with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

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