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Chili cook off, trades day, music planned at Alamo

Members of the Alamo Mission Museum are organizing their seventh annual music festival for Saturday, April 11. Along with music, the museum grounds will also be the place for a chili cook off and a trades day event.

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Computer classes start Tuesday at library

The second in a series of beginner computing classes at the Franklin County Library will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31. Introduction to computers will be the class topic.

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Cancer survivors sought for Relay for Life event

Organizers for the local Relay for Life event are searching for cancer survivors who live in Franklin County. Cancer survivors will be honored during the event set for Saturday, May 2.

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Club tours building at Texas Shakespeare Festival

Jerald Mowery with Meaghan Sullivan and Matthew SimpsonIn lieu of their regular monthly meeting, members of the Shakespeare Club of Mount Vernon traveled to Kilgore on Thursday, March 19.

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Bugs and Stuff is 4-H program

Kenny Rollings presented the program for the kids “Bugs & Stuff”Kenny Rollings presented the program for the kids “Bugs & Stuff” at their monthly meeting March 17 at the  Franklin County Airport Community Hall.  The program included snakes and spiders in jars and bugs, and moths and butterfly’s on pin boards.

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Ricks completes basic training

Air Force Airman Derek C. Ricks has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. He is also 2013 graduate of Mount Vernon High School.

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“Book of Luke” production Sunday

Less than 100 tickets remain for the production of the Book of Luke that will be presented Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon.

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Circus Monday, purchase advance tickets prior

The Carson and Barnes Circus will be in Mount Vernon Monday, March 30. Advance tickets sold will help fund the Franklin County Child Welfare Board and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse.

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Advance circus tickets help child welfare board and posse

The circus is coming to town March 30. This year, the Carson and Barnes Circus will help raise funds for the Franklin County Child Welfare Board and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse.

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