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Handicapable Rodeo Friday

Almost 800 participants and teachers have signed up to join the fun at the 13th annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 23 at the Sulphur River Cowboy Church of Hwy. 37 and CR 1060 near Hagansport.

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SAFE-T Agency seeking volunteers

The SAFE-T Agency, crisis center is in need of kind and active volunteers to help support the families that live in the SAFE-T Agencies Shelter.

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Harvest on Main dinner tickets on sale Monday

Tickets for the Harvest on Main dinner set for Friday, October 21 will go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, September 19. The dinner is part of the Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival.

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Food bank serves 194 families each month

The Community Food Bank of Franklin County has served 3,834 clients in 1,558 families through the end of August.

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New veterinarian joins Mount Vernon clinic

The Mount Vernon Veterinary Clinic staff includes, front row, Dr. Sherry Craycraft, Dr. Bishop Curry, Assistant Karina Artaza, back row, Assistant Pascual Fiscal, Groomer Tina Jaggers, and Office Manager Tammy McEnturff.Dr. Sherry Craycraft has joined the Mount Vernon Veterinary Clinic and began seeing patients last week. She has moved to Mount Vernon and will be handling the day to day patient care.

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Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 23 at the Sulphur River Cowboy Church at CR NW1060 and Hwy. 37 near Hagansport.

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Participants compete for ranking, prizes

Dustin Brewer of Huntington, Texas, barely keeps his seat in the Saddle Bronc competition.Dustin Brewer of Huntington, Texas, barely keeps his seat in the Saddle Bronc competition.

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CountryFest registrations open for 42nd annual event

Booth space registration for the 42nd annual Mount Vernon Key Club CountryFest celebration set for Saturday, October 8, 2016 is open to all.

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Kendell Blake crowned 2016 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Queen

Young ladies representing for the coming year include Princess Zia Miller, Queen Kendell Blake, Junior Queen McKenna Wiler, and Junior Princess Ronica Norwood.Kendell Blake of Sulphur Springs was crowned as the 2016 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Queen during the Labor Day Weekend Rodeo on Sunday, September 4.

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