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KiteFest literally takes shape with displays from Whatakite

KiteFest 2012 is literally taking shape with the help of the Whatakite group.

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Don Meredith Heritage Hall takes leap off drawing board

Plans for a Mount Vernon schools Heritage Hall building recently took a leap off the drawing board and were placed into motion.

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Summer Catch planned Saturday, May 5

The Franklin County Constables Office, the Franklin County Justice of the Peace, and local emergency service organizations are planning the second annual Summer Catch event in Franklin County

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Gospel convention begins Friday

The 81st Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention will be conducted at the First Methodist Church of Mount Vernon April 13-14.

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Ramp builders at work here

Ramp builders at work hereLocal volunteers with The Texas Ramp Project (TTRP) organization were at work Tuesday.

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Easter in the Park

Easter in the ParkTye Calvert, age 2, heads for an Easter egg pointed out by Chris Tyl during the annual Easter egg hunt

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Heroes eligible for door prizes

Emergency personnel attending the April 20 Heroes Barbecue will be eligible for a variety of door prizes this year.

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Open house set to explain Sea Scout Ship program

NeTSeO, Northeast Texas Southeastern Oklahoma Trails council is forming a Sea Scout Ship and Crew.

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Kaufman conquers burger

Luke Kaufman fought the Beltbuster and wonLuke Kaufman fought the Beltbuster and won at the first Mount Vernon Dairy Queen Beltbuster Eating Contest on Saturday, March 24.

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