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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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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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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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Sixteen girls vie for Rodeo royalty titles

Sixteen girls are vying for four titles as royalty for the Mount Vernon Sheriffs Posse’s 2012 Championship Rodeo

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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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Long life celebrated with family and friends

top row Kevin, Marilyn, bottom row M.P. Long, Linda.M.P. Long celebrated his 90th birthday with over 30 family members and friends at the home of Cliff and Brandi Chadwick in Powderly, Tex. on Sunday, July 15, 2012.

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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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Miller is recipient of Golden Trowel Award

Rosalyn Bethea, H.H. “Cotton” Miller, Todd Bethea and J.R. DuckworthH.H. “Cotton” Miller was presented the Masonic Golden Trowel Award in ceremonies July 14,

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