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Lunches of Love

Sheriff Ricky Jones, Deputy J. D. Jackson, and Officer Cody Bradford serve ice creamSheriff Ricky Jones, Deputy J. D. Jackson, and Officer Cody Bradford serve ice cream to Corbin Hart at Lunches of Love on Friday, Aug. 16. The lunch program has been ongoing since July 8 to provide a free meal to children in Franklin County. Last week, members of the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department visited and served lunch to the children.

Jakira Gadlin is Little Miss Mount Vernon 2013

Little Miss Mount Vernon groupJakira Gadlin was crowned Little Miss Mount Vernon at the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, Aug. 16 in the school auditorium.

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Taylor Copeland is Young Miss Mount Vernon 2013

Young Miss Mount Vernon groupTaylor Copeland was crowned Young Miss Mount Vernon at the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, August 16 in the school auditorium.

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Go Rodeo! Festival coming together; parade, concert, bean feed planned

Excitement is beginning to build about the Go Rodeo! Festival. The festival will include a parade, concert on the downtown plaza, all-you-can-eat beans and cornbread event, and a dance on Saturday night.

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United Way kickoff dinner next Tuesday

The United Way of Franklin County will kickoff its annual campaign with a dinner at the Rose Mary Jennings Memorial Hall. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27.

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Tennis court resurfaced

Mr. Anders runs tape for the final striping The tennis court at Little Creek Park has received a face lift with new rubberized green and blue surfacing added the last two weeks. Ike Anders Tennis Services of Lindale performed the work at a cost of $6,515.45.

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Gracee Damron is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2013

Junior Miss Mount Vernon groupGracee Damron was crowned Junior Miss Mount Vernon at the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, August 17 in the school auditorium.

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Ginnalyn Pryor-McFeely is Petite Miss Mount Vernon 2013

Petite Miss Mount Vernonm groupGinnalyn Pryor-McFeely was crowned Petite Miss Mount Vernon at the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, Aug. 16 in the school auditorium.

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Cowgirl chicks to return to Labor Day Weekend Rodeo

The All American Cowgirl Chicks will be making a return appearance at the annual Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo. Action is set for Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1

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