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Sales tax holiday is next weekend

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.

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Mount Vernon Cemetery association meeting Tuesday, August 5

The annual general membership meeting of the Mount Vernon Cemetery Association will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 5 in First National Bank’s Century Room, across from the fountain on Kaufman St. in Mount Vernon.

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Republican women

Sue Evenwel,  Linda Edmondson, Judy Kent and Sara FrenchThe Republican Women of Northeast Texas recently presented awards to members at their monthly meeting.

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Greenwood Cemetery board to meet August 2

The annual meeting of the Greenwood Cemetery Association will be Saturday, August 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Baptist Church.

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Good Hope Cemetery Memorial Day set

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day service on Sunday, July 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day set

The 57th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be conducted on Saturday, August 2 at the Saltillo Community Center.

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Library to provide free ice cream

The Franklin County Library will be celebrating National Ice Cream Month with free sundaes on the downtown Mount Vernon Plaza on Friday, July 25 at 10 a.m.

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Watermelon Day is Friday, Aug. 1

Free ice cold watermelon will be served to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1 on the square in Mount Vernon. The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Library in observance of National Watermelon Day.

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Web app helps drivers save money, reduce emissions

Keeping vehicles road-ready and saving money at the pump is now easier than ever thanks to a new smartphone Web app from the Texas Department of Transportation.

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