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Clothes closet seeking donations

The Community Clothes Closet is seeking donations of gently used, school appropriate clothing for ages preschool to high school for the 2015-2016 school year. All sizes 4T to adult are needed.

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Independent Business celebration a hit

Veronica and Billy Jordan and Stephanie Hyman were winners in the Ice Cream Freeze-off contest Veronica and Billy Jordan and Stephanie Hyman were winners in the Ice Cream Freeze-off contest and the Sheers and Barnard teams were winners of the scavenger hunt at the culmination

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Not too late to attend Lunches of Love

Even if a child missed the early registration or the past days for the Lunches of Love, it is not too late for eligible children to reap the benefits of this summer food and activity program.

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Clean-up continues through Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Third Quarter Clean-up continues through Saturday, July 18. The city is offering access to open-top dumpsters at its maintenance facility on Holbrook St. (Spur 423),

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Fish fry to benefit Edna Hunnicutt

A fish fry to benefit Edna Hunnicutt will be Saturday, July 11 at 5 p.m. at the Hagansport Community Center. Mrs. Hunnicutt is suffering from glioblastoma, a tumor in the brain.

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Cheering at the turtle races

Hayden and Lucy McClard, center, cheer their turtles on in the annual Turtle Derby at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, July 11.Hayden and Lucy McClard, center, cheer their turtles on in the annual Turtle Derby at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, July 11. Hayden’s Turtle crawled her way to the final round,

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Ice cream freeze-off entries sought

By now most homemade ice cream freezers have been dusted and put through several sessions of churning some of the sweetest treats the summer has to offer.

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Rains cause rescheduling of highway maintenance work

Regular summer maintenance by seal coating area roadways maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was delayed more than a month due to heavier than average rains in May.

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Williams to headline Independent businesses celebration Friday

Courtnee WilliamsDowntown Mount Vernon will be the center for activities  on Friday night and most of the day Saturday. “Grab your friends, grandmas and grandpas, kids and family (along with a chair) and

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