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KiteFest 2012 event at airport April 21

The Friends of the Franklin County Library are organizing KiteFest 2012.

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Spinning Wheeler program Saturday

The Franklin County Library will be hosts for a Spinning Wheeler program 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31.

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Providence Cemetery Assn. secures land for cemetery

The future of the Providence Cemetery was further secured earlier this month.

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Between storms

Silhouettes of the Mount Vernon Elementary school are outlined by the glowing orange sky.Silhouettes of the Mount Vernon Elementary school are outlined by the glowing orange sky.

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Biking, baking, kites, history, music, and food combine for Cypress SpringFest

Mix bikes, baking, kites, bluegrass, history and food, and you have Cypress SpringFest, a spring weekend in Franklin County unlike anything in Texas.

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It’s a chick-up

Katon Trantham, center, and her sister, Kendra, right, hold their hens high Katon Trantham, center, and her sister, Kendra, right, hold their hens high as Rick Hirsch judges broilers at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show.

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“Exploring the Edges of Texas” presented to Shakespeare Club

“Exploring the Edges of Texas,” was presented by Walt and Isabel Davis at the Thursday, March 15 meeting of  the Shakespeare Club of Mount Vernon

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Easter in the Park is April 7

The annual Easter in the Park event sponsored by the Franklin County Student Chamber of Commerce is set for Saturday, April 7

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Cancer survivor reception planned

The Franklin County Relay for Life committee is planning a Cancer Survivor’s Dinner for Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m.

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