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Council favors pedestrian friendly square, downtown

The members of the Mount Vernon City Council individually expressed favor toward a more pedestrian friendly downtown area proposed in the traffic pattern study presented by Riley Triggs, the planning specialist with the Town Square Initiative program for the Texas Historical Commission.

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Sponsors sought for Kid Fish

Sponsorship's are being sought for the seventh annual Franklin County Kids Fish Day which has been set for Saturday, April 22.

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Spring color

beautiful Chinese Fringe Flower and Wisteria bushesThe bright colors of Spring are popping out all over town. These beautiful Chinese Fringe Flower and Wisteria bushes can be found on Leftwich St. in Mount Vernon.

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Applications accepted for veteran trip to D.C

Brookshire Grocery Co. is accepting applications from qualifing World War II veterans to be considered for selection for their 13th Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods World War II Heroes Flight.

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Easter events moved to April 8

The Community Easter Egg Hunt and children’s activities preceding the event will be conducted on the second Saturday, April 8, due to event conflicts on the Saturday prior to Easter.

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Last chance for Fire Department Easter hams

The last day to order smoked hams from volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be Saturday, April 1.

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Items needed for auction to benefit Dejah Arnold

An auction to aid Dejah Arnold’s family as she continues to battle leukemia has been planned for Saturday, April 25.

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Auction to benefit Dejah Saturday

An auction to aid Dejah Arnold’s family as she continues to battle leukemia has been planned for Saturday, March 25.

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Youth rodeo awards presented

Youth Rodeo buckle winnersAn end of season award ceremony for Youth Rodeo participants was celebrated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Possee on Sunday, March 12.

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