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Registration for year-long long-gun drawing underway

The second annual 52 Week Gun Drawing to benefit the Mount Vernon Firefighters Corporation is underway with registrations available from any member of the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.

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National register project meeting Tuesday

A meeting to begin the application process for a National Register of Historic Places designation will be at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 at City Hall with representatives of Ogee Preservation.

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Six record highs recorded in February

Six record highs were recorded during the month of February, which seemed more like spring than winter. A total of 3.24 inches of rain fell in Franklin County during February.

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Cubs learn of Native American culture

David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.

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Bryan, Burns, Belew top overall Pinewood Derby winners

Cameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby racesCameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby races Saturday, February 18 at the First United Methodist Church.

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Wildlife habitat seminar planned

Members of the Delta Waterfowl of Mount Pleasant will be hosts for a Wildlife Habitat Improvement Seminar for area landowners.

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Account opened to benefit Guthries

An account has been established at First National Bank to benefit Jeff and Melinda Guthrie as he battles for his life.

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Ruegg to speak at Beekeepers meeting

Drew Ruegg will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6.

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KUC food drive

Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank.Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank. This year’s item total of 1,330 surpassed last year’s total 879.

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