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Democrats select state delegates

The Democratic Party of Franklin County met last month to select delegates to represent the county at the Texas Democratic Convention.

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“Story Time” at Franklin County Library next week

“Story Time” will be conducted at the Franklin County Library each day next week.

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Line dance

Line danceMarie and Daliana Latortue, at right,  join the  152 member line dance that formed on Kaufman St. in downtown Mount Vernon on Saturday, April 28.

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Live entertainment planned for festival

Live entertainment planned for festivalThe Piney Woods Wine Trail Festival, set for Saturday, May 19, will feature live entertainment.

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National day of Prayer event set for Thursday

“One nation under God,” is the theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer.

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Cinco de Mayo is Sunday, May 6

The local celebration of Cinco de Mayo will be Sunday, May 6 at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.

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Annual Providence Cemetery meeting set Sunday, May 20

The annual Providence Cemetery Association meeting will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20

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Arbor Day tree planting

Arbor Day tree plantingA tree was planted at Little Creek Park by a group of dedicated conservationists and local youth.

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Cinco de Mayo

The local celebration of Cinco de Mayo will be conducted Sunday, May 6 at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. For more information, see the April 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.