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KiteFest Saturday, volunteers needed

Large, gigantic figures will take flight at the Franklin County Airport this Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Rotary Bingo rescheduled for Oct. 5

The annual Rotary Bingo for scholarships has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, President Wayne Thames announced this week.

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FFA brings home four blue, a red and two class honors

The Mount Vernon FFA brought home four blue ribbons, a red ribbon, a first in class, and a third in class award

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Four States Rodeo planned March 9 and March 23

The Four States High School Rodeo Association has events planned Saturday, March 9 and Saturday, March 23

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TxDOT employees honored

The Paris District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) had its 29th annual safety banquet on Feb. 5

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Easter in the Park March 30

The annual Easter in the Park event sponsored by the Franklin County Student Chamber of Commerce is set for Saturday, March 30 at Little Creek Park in Mount Vernon. For more information, see the March 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Sponsors and volunteers sought for Summer Catch event

Sponsors and volunteers are being sought for the third annual Summer Catch event

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KiteFest literally takes shape with displays from Whatakite

KiteFest 2013 is literally taking shape with the help of the Whatakite group.

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Booth reservations for disc golf event being taken by Chamber

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is taking reservations for booth space in conjunction with the 2013 World Amateur Doubles Disc Golf Championship

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