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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, June 29. Donations are being sought to fund the fire works show on the lake.

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Bountiful House donation

The students at the Bountiful House accept a donation of $5,195 from members of the Mount Vernon Key Club Thursday, May 16.The students at the Bountiful House accept a donation of $5,195 from members of the Mount Vernon Key Club Thursday, May 16.

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National registry as historic place celebration set for Saturday

A double celebration for National Preservation Month and for Mount Vernon being added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) will be Saturday, May 18.

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Registration deadline for workshop Thursday

The deadline to register for the Texas Friendly Customer Service workshop is today, Thursday, May 23. The workshop will be at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31.

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Cameron to lead Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Franklin County will now be led by Jeremy Cameron.

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National Register plaque

Mount Vernon Mayor Teresia Wims, at right, is joined by city council members and city committee members Steve Hammons, Chock Yates, Wendy Standridge, and Roger and Betsy Gekiere as she unveils the plaque signifying that the downtown area has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Mount Vernon Mayor Teresia Wims, at right, is joined by city council members and city committee members Steve Hammons, Chock Yates, Wendy Standridge, and Roger and Betsy Gekiere as she unveils the plaque signifying that the downtown area has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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“Texas Friendly” workshop planned at City Hall

Need a refresher course in how to be Texas Friendly? A Texas Friendly Customer Service workshop will be at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31.

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Ribbon cutting

Jeremy Cameron, center, cuts a ribbon held by his children, Addisyn and Aiden, and members of the Miss Mount Vernon royalty to celebrate the Cameron Family Funeral Home joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.Jeremy Cameron, center, cuts a ribbon held by his children, Addisyn and Aiden, and members of the Miss Mount Vernon royalty to celebrate the Cameron Family Funeral Home joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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National registry as historic place celebration planned

A double celebration for National Preservation Month and for Mount Vernon being added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) will be Saturday, May 18.

Read more: National registry as historic place celebration planned