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Welcoming the new vet

Welcoming the new vetNew veterinarian Dr. Bishop Curry shows off newly painted livestock panels to Richard Barrett and Clint Calvert.

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Park building receives face lift

Steve Wafford’s construction crew applies metal siding to the park’s concession, restroom, and storage building.Long awaited work on the combination restroom, concession and storage building at Little Creek Park is well underway.

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Fresh fish served in an abundance

Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fryFrom right to left, Jerry Tinsley, Lurline Tinsley, Judy Harris and Jerry Smith make their way through the serving line at the fish fry

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Handicapable Rodeo Friday, Sept. 21

More than 750 participants have signed up to join the fun at the 10th annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Duke Arena.

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Pinterest Party at library September 20.

A Pinterest Party will be at the Franklin County Library at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. For more information, see the Sept.13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Fuquay Cemtery annual meeting set

The Fuquay Cemetery annual meeting will be Saturday, Oct. 6  at 2 p.m. at the cemetery located one mile east of Hopewell. For more information, see the Sept. 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mardis Benefit scheduled Sept. 29

A 5 D Barrel Race and Bull Riding Benefit for Tyler Mardis is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Arena on FM 115.

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Little Creek Park donation

Maegan Jackson, member of the Key Club, presents a $2,500 check to Saundra DunnMaegan Jackson, member of the Key Club, presents a $2,500 check to Saundra Dunn to help with renovations at Little Creek Park.

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Merchandising Workshop Tuesday

Revive your customers’ shopping experience and retail sales with ideas from the Mount Vernon Main Street’s Visual Merchandising Workshop.

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