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Second Saturday

Sally Hamrick, Poppy Briscoe, and Rachel Dunn offered fresh squeezed lemonade for sale.Second Saturday on the square helped to bring lots of people downtown. Sally Hamrick, Poppy Briscoe, and Rachel Dunn offered fresh squeezed lemonade for sale. There were 12 vendors at the market.

Stations of the Cross planned

Members of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church are inviting all Christians to join together as one body in celebrating the “Stations of The Cross” on the downtown plaza on Good Friday, April 14 at 3 p.m.

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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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Egg hunt planned at Alamo

The Alamo Mission Museum will be the location of an egg hunt and games on Easter Sunday, April 16. A hot dog meal can be purchased, games will follow lunch, and then the egg hunt. For details, see the April 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

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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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.

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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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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