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Bakeoff funds dedicated to Paint Our Town

Profits collected through the Mount Vernon Key Club’s annual Spring Bake off will be dedicated to the Paint Our Town project. The Bake-Off will be April 15. For more details, see the April 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Ribbon Cutting

Sherry Palmer, Nancy Shirley, and Whitney Akin cut a ribbon to celebrate Kindred at Home’s joining the Franklin County Chamber of CommerceSherry Palmer, Nancy Shirley, and Whitney Akin cut a ribbon to celebrate Kindred at Home’s joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 21.

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Registration open for “Paint our Town”

Registration is now open to become part of the “Paint Our Town” project. The goal of the project is to paint 15 houses within the limits of the City of Mount Vernon for homeowners who may need physical or financial assistance.

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Heroes eligible for door prizes at BBQ

Emergency personnel attending the April 14 Heroes Barbecue will be eligible for a variety of door prizes this year.

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Providence Cemetery annual meeting set

The annual meeting of the Providence Cemetery Association has been set for Sunday, May 21 at Providence Church.

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Hamburger supper to benefit Guthries

A by donation benefit supper to help offset medical expenses for the Guthrie family has been set for Saturday, April 8 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Library to have free movie days

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be hosts for two free movies next week.

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeeping Association will meet Monday, April 10 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Allelo is new White Oak District Executive for BSA

Sam AlleloSam Allelo assumed duties as district executive of the newly aligned White Oak District of Boy Scouts of America’s Circle 10 Council  this month.

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