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Guy installed as Masonic lodge master

New officers for Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691  were installed by Charles McKay of Plano.Bill Guy was installed as the Master of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons on Saturday, July 12, at the local lodge hall.

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Bryant to speak at genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21. Marynell Bryant from Hopkins County, past president of Texas State Genealogical Society,

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Best decorated

winners in the people’s choice best decorated contest at the Alamo Mission Museum’s Turtle DerbyThe winners in the people’s choice best decorated contest at the Alamo Mission Museum’s Turtle Derby were Herbie and Miss Carter, Shya Setina with Texas, The Wisdom family with Speedy, Chomper with Brody and Bentley Oldham’s mom.

Penny competes at state 4-H round-up

Hannah Penny represented the Franklin County 4-H Club at the Texas 4-H RoundHannah Penny represented the Franklin County 4-H Club at the Texas 4-H Round Up in College Station, on Friday, June 11. She competed in the Horse Judging Competition where she placed 16th out of 95 contestants.

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Fresh produce

Vivi Jo, Elliott, and Max Lester set up on the downtown Mount Vernon square on Tuesday to sell produce they had grown in their garden in Franklin County.Vivi Jo, Elliott, and Max Lester set up on the downtown Mount Vernon square on Tuesday to sell produce they had grown in their garden in Franklin County. They had two kinds of squash, cucumbers and peppers.

Farmers market

Mike Davis counts out change at last Saturday’s Farmers Market.Mike Davis counts out change at last Saturday’s Farmers Market. He was selling heirloom tomatos grown on his property near Purley.

Self celebrates 103rd birthday

Wanda Jenny Wallis Self celebrated her 103rd birthday While the rest of the nation celebrated Independence Day with barbeques and fireworks, Wanda Jenny Wallis Self celebrated her 103rd birthday with cake topped with blueberries and

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Dr. Flake-n-stein to appear Friday

Dr. Flake-n-stein’s Magic Laboratory will be in the gym at the First Baptist Church on Friday, July 18 at 2 p.m. The program combines magic, robot puppets and science experiments.

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MOM meeting next Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17. The meeting will be at the Luigi’s Italian Cafe, 2213 W. Ferguson Rd., Mount Pleasant.

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