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Main Street program celebrates its 25th anniversary

front row, Laurie Ramsay, Ken Greer, Frankie Cooper, back row, Anne Edwards, Mike Edwards, and Kitty Ramsay.Mount Vernon celebrated its silver anniversary as a Main Street city with a reception and award ceremonies Tuesday evening, February 27.

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Easter hams to be sold by fire department

Easter is early this year, and volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department are selling smoked hams as a fund raiser.

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Peek named jail administrator

Don Peek Don Peek assumed the duties as the jail administrator at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office during February.

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Monroe, Reed withdraw from MVISD election

Jeremey Monroe and Greg Reed have withdrawn their names from the 2018 School Board Trustee election.

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Rosa Taylor named Paul Harris Fellow

Rosa Lee Crenshaw Taylor (Third from left) honored with presentation  of a Paul Harris Fellow Award Rosa Lee Crenshaw Taylor was honored with presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow Award in ceremonies Saturday, February 17, at the Senior Citizen Meal Center in Mount Vernon.

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Chamber of Commerce discovers the difference

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce 2017 HonoreesThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce invited the community to “Discover the Difference” at their banquet attended by approximately 200 people, on Saturday, February 24, at the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center.

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Main Street anniversary celebration Tuesday

The community is invited to help Mount Vernon’s Main Street program celebrate its 25th anniversary from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, at The County Seat, on the east side of the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Council approves a $1.2 million in sewer projects

Just under $1.2 million in additional waste water collection system work was authorized by the Mount Vernon City Council at their meeting Monday night.

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Funeral escort

A long line of law enforcement officers in their vehicles escorted the body of Bryan Alcorn, a former Mount Vernon Police OfficeA long line of law enforcement officers in their vehicles escorted the body of Bryan Alcorn, a former Mount Vernon Police Officer, to the City Cemetery on Thursday, February 15. Mr. Alcorn died last week from complications from the flu.