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Farmers Market opens as goods available

The Mount Vernon Farmers Market will begin informally June 6, but the Second Saturday expanded market is still on hold, announced Cher Megasko, market coordinator for the Mount Vernon Main Street event.

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Patriotic clothing

Emery and Ellison Poe were wearing patriotic clothing while they were spending time on the downtown Mount Vernon square over the Memorial Day holiday.Emery and Ellison Poe were wearing patriotic clothing while they were spending time on the downtown Mount Vernon square over the Memorial Day holiday.

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Feeding local officers

Local law enforcement officers were treated to a free lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs on Thursday, May 14.Local law enforcement officers were treated to a free lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs on Thursday, May 14.

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Walking honor

Charles Russell carries a Fire memorial flag and wears wild land firefighter gear as he enters the downtown Mount Vernon plazaCharles Russell carries a Fire memorial flag and wears wild land firefighter gear as he enters the downtown Mount Vernon plaza around 6 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

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Peace Officer Memorial

Local officers took part in a ceremony to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day on Friday, May 15.Local officers took part in a ceremony to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day on Friday, May 15.

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Lake Cypress is full

Not only is Lake Cypress Springs full from all the recent rains, it was full of people during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.Not only is Lake Cypress Springs full from all the recent rains, it was full of people during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Library to reopen next Tuesday

The Franklin County Library will reopen to the public starting Tuesday, May 26. Service hours will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday.

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Applications sought for 2021 United Way funding

The United Way of Franklin County is accepting applications from qualified organizations which are seeking funding from the local agency in 2021.

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Lake Cypress fireworks show set, donations sought

The annual Independence Day weekend fireworks show over Lake Cypress Springs will be Saturday, July 4.

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