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Good Morning America

David Clark of Mount Vernon visited New York last week and vistied Good Morning America.David Clark of Mount Vernon visited New York last week and vistied Good Morning America. He was on T.V. Tuesday, July 2, holding up a sign giving a “shout out” to his hometown.

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Tree accident

Del Winborn received injuries in a tree cutting accident Del Winborn received injuries in a tree cutting accident on Saturday, June 29 in the 1500 block of Hwy. 37 S. Mr. Winborn was in the bucket of a tractor attempting to cut down a tree on the property when the tree fell on him.

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Summer meals, activities planned

The annual Lunches of Love program is set to start Monday, July 8 and activities for the first two weeks are already planned. Anyone interested in volunteering to help with

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Patriotic Parade

Heather McAnally and Jax GonzalesHeather McAnally and Jax Gonzales were joined by 48 students age birth to 12 years old as Kids Under Construction Daycare conducted their annual Patriotic Parade on Wednesday, July 3. The students wore items they made for the celebration and marched around the facility’s parking area.

Farmers Market continues

Joe Wallis prepares to bag fresh tomatos and okra for Cindy and Coltin CarrawayJoe Wallis prepares to bag fresh tomatos and okra for Cindy and Coltin Carraway at a recent Farmers Market in downtown Mount Vernon. Local vendors display their wares every Saturday from 8 a.m.

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Mount Olive church to honor Pastor Rogers

A reception to honor Mount Olive Baptist Church Pastor Jimmy Rogers and his wife, Judith, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Happy birthday to the Plaza in Mount Vernon

Mayor Margaret Sears cuts the cake at the event celebrating the 100th birthday of the downtown plaza. Mayor Margaret Sears cuts the cake at the event celebrating the 100th birthday of the downtown plaza. Approximately 80 people gathered around the gazebo

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Crowd grows for seventh annual Alamo Turtle Derby

Darrell Burton exclaims at the size of a turtle during the Largest Turtle contestDarrell Burton exclaims at the size of a turtle during the Largest Turtle contest.

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Goal of $55,000 set, funding allocations made for 2014

The United Way of Franklin County set a goal of $55,000 for its 2013 campaign that will be raised in 2014. The goal was set in conjunction with the approval of 13 agencies to receive

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