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Centennial celebration

Members of the American Legion Post 243 and the Post’s Auxiliary arrange themselves to make a 100Members of the American Legion Post 243 and the Post’s Auxiliary arrange themselves to make a 100 in honor of the group’s centennial celebration Saturday, March 16.

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Easter hams to be sold by Mount Vernon fire department

Easter is on April 21 this year, and volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department are selling smoked hams during March and April as a fund raiser.

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Disc golf tourney to get $4,999 in economic development tax

The Amateur World Doubles Disc Golf Tournament will get $4,999 of the City of Mount Vernon’s economic development sales tax funds to help keep the event at local area disc golf courses for the seventh consecutive year.

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Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Fab 50s

Donna McFarland, Charlotte Chaney, Kenneth Cupp, and James Robert Campbell were honored at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquetDonna McFarland, Charlotte Chaney, Kenneth Cupp, and James Robert Campbell were honored at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet,

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Chamber to celebrate Fab 50s at banquet

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the Fab 50s at their annual membership banquet Saturday, February 23 in the Family Life Center at the First United Methodist Church.

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Free child safety seat inspection Saturday

Texas Department of State Health Services will be partnering with Texas Department of Transportation for a free child safety seat inspection to help Texas drivers keep their child passengers properly secured.

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Chamber to celebrate Fab 50s, ticket deadline next Tuesday

Chamber members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annual chamber banquet no later than Tuesday, February 19. The theme for this year’s event will be the Fab 50s.

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Texas Independence Day Saturday, start learning about it locally

Alamo Mission MuseumTexas Independence Day will be celebrated on Saturday, March 2 and there are many ways to learn about this special day, Texas history in general, and life in Franklin County.

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Sharing the love

Kristina Wade, Ben Moore, and Sienna Collins surround Ray Loyd Johnson while sharing valentine treats and cards at Mount Vernon HouseKristina Wade, Ben Moore, and Sienna Collins surround Ray Loyd Johnson while sharing valentine treats and cards at Mount Vernon House Tuesday, February 12.

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