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Jammin’ on the square

Jimmy Herrera had plenty of jams and jellies for sale at the Farmers Market during the Second Saturday event.Jimmy Herrera had plenty of jams and jellies for sale at the Farmers Market during the Second Saturday event.

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Ed Snow to speak to Rotary Club

Ed Snow, a highly decorated WWII and Korean War paratrooperEd Snow, a highly decorated WWII and Korean War paratrooper, will be the speaker at the noon Friday, August 18 meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.

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Locke celebrates 100th year

Velma Locke celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, July 9Velma Locke celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, July 9 with family and friends at a party given by Mickey and Andrea Locke.

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, August 17.

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Ross to speak to Alzheimer support group

John Ross, an eldercare lawyer from Paris, will be the guest speaker at the Alzheimer Support Group meeting.

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Reynolds’ 90th birthday reception will be Aug. 19

Edson ReynoldsEdson Reynolds will be honored with a reception to celebrate his 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 19 at the Mount Vernon House, 502 Meadow Park Dr.

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Goodies at the market

Taylor and Jenna Lawrence, along with their Granna Jeanne Lawrence, sell fresh baked goodies and lemonade at the Farmers MarketTaylor and Jenna Lawrence, along with their Granna Jeanne Lawrence, sell fresh baked goodies and lemonade at the Farmers Market on Saturday, August 5.

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Edmondson to retire as Republican Party Chairman

Bert Edmondson, who for the past 12 years has been acting as the Republican Chairman for the Franklin County Republican Party announced in an e-mail to voters that he would like to retire from that position.

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeeping Association will meet Monday, Aug. 14 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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