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September is Family Mealtime Month

The Franklin County Commissioners Court members declared September as Family Mealtime Month in 2015. Lindsey Yeager and Brian Ball, AgriLife Extension Agents for Franklin County,

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Lowe’s set 20th anniversary events

The Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center #955 will celebrate the center’s 20th year of operation with a series of special events next week. The center is currently the work place of up to 15

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Condemnation resumes on empty Main St. house

The Mount Vernon City Council by consensus authorized the restart of condemnation proceedings on the house at 505 W. Main St., belonging to Ron Barker during their regular workshop meeting last week.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is National-Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Franklin County Library, along with libraries across the country, is relaying to parents that a library card is the most important school

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Barrett, Alford named Rodeo Parade Marshals

Richard Barrett and Richard Alford will serve as Grand Marshals at the Rodeo Parade on Saturday, September 5 in downtown Mount Vernon. Mr. Barrett will be representing the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce,

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Handicapable Rodeo sign up underway

The date for the annual Handicapable Rodeo in Franklin County has been changed to Friday, September 25. Local families with special needs children or adults who are not active with either

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Kids rodeo, adult fun events planned Labor Day weekend

Rodeo RoyaltyPeople of all ages will find entertainment during the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo set for Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6 in Mount Vernon.

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Texas Rising Star earned by Little Light Learning Center

Constructive play is promoted at  This Little Light Learning Center in Mount Vernon.This Little Light Learning Center on Yates St. has earned Four Star status in the Texas Rising Star program and is the only non-federally funded facility in the region to attain this status.

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Rodeo to provide family entertainment

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo will be Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6 at their arena off Hwy. 115 in Mount Vernon and promises entertainment for the whole family.

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