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Holiday ice skating rink coming to Franklin County

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce has purchased an ice skating rink and plans to operate it locally during the Christmas holiday season this year. The E-Z Glide synthetic ice rink can cover up to a 50

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4-H horse judging team is 13th in state

The Franklin County 4-H Horse Judging Team attended the Texas State 4-H Roundup on June 12 for the State 4-H Horse Judging Competition in College Station. The team finished in 13th place out of 27 teams

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Gun show at Franklin County Airport

Sean Kennedy and Dayton Lane look over merchandise at the gun show conducted last weekend at the Franklin County Airport. Sean Kennedy and Dayton Lane look over merchandise at the gun show conducted last weekend at the Franklin County Airport. There were 45 tables full of guns, ammo, knives, jewelry, and Scentsy products.

Locals to serve as ambassadors

Meagan Coberley, a student at Sulphur Bluff High School, and Chanda Neal, a student at Saltillo High School, have been chosen as two of the 60-member team charged with

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Birthday party set for plaza

Photo of landscaping on the plaza from the 1960s.Break out your party hat and make plans to help celebrate the 100th birthday of the downtown plaza. The celebration set for Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. The downtown Mount Vernon plaza has been transformed many times

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New sidewalk - concrete pour

L. F. Miller Construction of Emory poured  and finished concrete in front of Edward Jones and the Hyman building last weekEmployees with L. F. Miller Construction of Emory poured and finished concrete in front of Edward Jones and the Hyman building last week. An earlier pour was made in front of Our Place restaurant. Repeated rains delayed the concrete work.

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Juneteenth celebration

Tamara Evans, Ladaron Evans and Desirae Deloney carried a banner and led the Juneteenth parade on Saturday, June 15. Tamara Evans, Ladaron Evans and Desirae Deloney carried a banner and led the Juneteenth parade on Saturday, June 15. Approximately 50 people who participated in the celebration were treated to a free hot dog lunch

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Lowe’s makes donation

Lowe’s representatives David Clark and Bart Millsap; back row, Lowe’s representatives Tracey Reed and Rance Campbell and Lunches of Love coordinator’s Susan Sample and Terri Rule. Lowe’s Distribution in Mount Vernon made a food donation to the Lunches of Love program on Monday, June 17. The group gave 19 cases of assorted vegetables and fruit. Making the donation were

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Lowe’s, local citizens improve park

Lowe’s, local citizens improve park Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center employees became heroes as they joined with local volunteers to mark the completion of their improvement project at Little Creek Park in Mount Vernon. The Lowe’s Heroes Program

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