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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Public servant appreciation

Mount Vernon Police Officer Cameron Robinson accepts a cheeseburger from Randy White during the Deer Lake Cabins’ appreciation dinner for public servants in Franklin County.Mount Vernon Police Officer Cameron Robinson accepts a cheeseburger from Randy White during the Deer Lake Cabins’ appreciation dinner for public servants in Franklin County.

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Old Saltillo Cemetery Memorial Day planned

The annual meeting and memorial day for the Old Saltillo Cemetery will be at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 16 at the Old Saltillo United Methodist Church.

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Bryant to speak at Genealogy on Monday

 The speaker for the Franklin County Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Marynell Bryant.

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Science exhibit on square Wednesday

A traveling science exhibit  will be at the downtown Mount Vernon plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12.

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Patriotic Parade

Adeline Marquardt and Reed Butler enjoy their wagon ride decked out in patriotic colors.Adeline Marquardt and Reed Butler enjoy their wagon ride decked out in patriotic colors.

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Local Scout Troop does summer camp in Colorado

Mount Vernon Boy Scout Troop 271 membersMount Vernon Boy Scout Troop 271 members returned last week from a eight day trip to Colorado’s Garita Mountains for their annual summer camping get-away.

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Donahos celebrate 60th anniversary

Russell and MaryJo Donaho will celebrate their 60th anniversaryRussell and MaryJo Donaho will celebrate their 60th anniversary Saturday, July 15 at their home on Lake Cypress Springs.Friends and family are welcome to attend the celebration, but no gifts please.

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery Memorial Day planned

The Pleasant Hill Cemetery Memorial Day is set for Sunday, July 9 at the cemetery located off FM 900 West between Greenwood and Purley in Franklin County.

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