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Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Franklin County Cultural Preservation Society, Robin Henry, Janet Dunlap, Stephanie Hyman, Brad Hyman, Amy Briscoe, and Henry RuelasMembers of the Franklin County Cultural Preservation Society, Robin Henry, Janet Dunlap, Stephanie Hyman, Brad Hyman, Amy Briscoe, and Henry Ruelas celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16.

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Freezer donated

The Ignite Kids, a youth group from the First United Methodist Church, made it their “Spring Mission” to earn funds to purchase a freezer for the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.The Ignite Kids, a youth group from the First United Methodist Church, made it their “Spring Mission” to earn funds to purchase a freezer for the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Lodge open house planned Saturday

Members of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 will be hosts for an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 27.

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Ribbon Cutting

James and Sarah Stuart of Premier Lawn Care were joined by family and friends during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 to celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.James and Sarah Stuart of Premier Lawn Care were joined by family and friends during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 to celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Preservation Prowl planned May 27

Mount Vernon Main Street Association volunteers are sponsoring a Preservation Prowl Saturday, May 27 in celebration of May as Preservation Month.

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Next Chapter Book Club forms at library

Members of the Next Chapter Book ClubThe Franklin County Library launched the Next Chapter Book Club. The group meets at 1 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month at the library.

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Talco Cemetery Decoration Day set

The Talco Cemetery Association’s clean up day and fund raiser will be May 27, 2017. Clean up and remembering loved ones with flowers will begin around 9 a.m., followed by a lunch by donation at 11 a.m. See the May 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

Preservation Prowl Saturday

The Mount Vernon Main Street Association volunteers will be sponsoring a Preservation Prowl Saturday, May 27 in celebration of May as Preservation Month.

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Hagansport Cemetery homecoming set June 11

The annual Hagansport Cemetery Homecoming will be Sunday, June 11, 2017.

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