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July 2012 - Yard of the Month

July 2012 - Yard of the MonthThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Dennis and Karen Smith’s residence on Hunnicutt Street as the winner of the July Yard of the Month award.

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KUC has Trik-a-thon

Fifty-five students at Kids Under Construction Daycare participated in the annual St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Trike/Bike-a-ThonFifty-five students at Kids Under Construction Daycare participated in the annual St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Trike/Bike-a-Thon at First Baptist Church last week.

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Chamber mixer at Texas American Bank

Riley Henderson draws for a door prize as Crystal Copeland waits to announce the winnerRiley Henderson draws for a door prize as Crystal Copeland waits to announce the winner.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet July 26

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 26

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Farmers Market now Monday thru Saturday

The Franklin County Farmers Market is expanding. The market will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until vendors are sold out.

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James Duck is local Masonic Master

Masonic Lodge officersJames Duck was installed as the Master of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691

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Bucket Brigade underway to remodel restrooms at the park

A brigade of buckets have been placed around town to help collect donations for the renovation of the restrooms at Little Creek Park.

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AARP to meet Tuesday

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 24

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Lowes Regional Distribution Center donaties to Lunches of Love

Susan Sample and Amy Ford, at right, accept a donation for the Lunches of Love programSusan Sample and Amy Ford, at right, accept a donation for the Lunches of Love program from Lowes Regional Distribution Center employees, Jeff Foster and Kevin Watson, and Brookshire’s manager, Cade Hohenberger.

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