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Cinco de Mayo celebration set Sunday, May 5

The local celebration of Cinco de Mayo will be Sunday, May 5 at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.

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National day of Prayer event set for Thursday, May 2

“Pray for America” is the theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer.

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Tour de Cypress participation stable

The Gary Ovard Family led the start of the 2013 Tour de Cypress in a neutral roll out in honor of Mr. Ovard, who died in the 2012 race.A total of 283 participants registered in the 2013 Tour de Cypress bike rides and runs on Saturday, April 20.

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Drawing ongoing for Providence

The Providence Cemetery Association annual drawing for prizes will continue through Friday, May 17.

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Arbor Day to be celebrated Friday, April 26

The sixth annual local Arbor Day celebration sponsored by members of the staff for the City of Mount Vernon will be Friday, April 26

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Main Street needs volunteers to help with wine festival

The Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance, local host for the Piney Woods Wine Trail Association Festival, needs volunteers, says Carolyn Teague, executive director for the organization.

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Tall Tree Ladies Club nets $1,500

Models for the Tall Tree Ladies fashion showThe Tall Tree Ladies Club luncheon and fashion show netted an estimated $1,500, according to Nicki Armstrong, an officer with the club.

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Summer Catch is Saturday, April 27

The third annual Summer Catch is Saturday, April 27 at the Jordan’s Blueberry Farm.

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Tony Stonecyper to speak at AARP meeting April,23

Tony Stonecyper will be the guest speaker at the Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting

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