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Community Easter fun set for March 31

The annual community Easter egg hunt  and a children’s Easter art class, both set for Saturday, March 31, promise to provide fun for the whole family.

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Registration open for “Paint our Town” project

Registration is now open to become part of the third annual “Paint Our Town” project set for Saturday, May 5.

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Easter hams available from fire department

Volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be smoking hams through Saturday, March 24, to raise funds.

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Buzzard committee causing trouble on east side of town

A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm.A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm. They are causing problems on the east side of Mount Vernon, and there’s not much anyone can do about it.

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St. Clair Endowment allocates $37,000 to community programs

front row, Linda Bryan FCGS, Christian Galloway - FOL, back row, Gail Reed - LOL, Linda Hammons - FCAA, Pepper Puryear - MVC, Jackie Carlson - FUMC and Pablo DeSantiago, Jr. - AMM.Grant awards totaling $37,000 were presented from the Harris and Irene St. Clair Endowment on Tuesday, March 13.

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Ribbon Cutting

Greg and Shannon Ostertag, center, and the staff of M.L. Edwards and Company, celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Thursday, March 8.Greg and Shannon Ostertag, center, and the staff of M.L. Edwards and Company, celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Thursday, March 8.

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Super Handy to celebrate anniversary

The Mount Vernon Super Handy Convenience Store will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the chain of stores.

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Red Cross volunteers needed

The American Red Cross is looking for people who would be willing to help their community prepare and respond to emergencies.

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Revised use application approved for city properties

The Mount Vernon City Council members approved a revised use form for citizens and groups requesting use of city properties with a statement on the application that alcoholic beverages at the park are not permitted.

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