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Public Notice - Southwestern Electric Power Company - 6/5/2014

NOTICE OF RATE CHANGE REQUEST

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Farmers Market

Louis and Brenda Turner await customers at the Farmers Market boothLouis and Brenda Turner await customers at the Farmers Market booth early Saturday, May 10. The couple has fresh produce and lots of jars of homemade jelly, pickles, and other goodies.

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Paul Gilbert

Funeral services for Paul Dean Gilbert, age 81 of Fort Worth, formerly of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at Mountain Valley Funeral Home.

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Spring plant and seed swap set

The Franklin County Library will sponsor a Spring plant and seed swap on Thursday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. in front of the library. “Anyone with seeds and cuttings is invited to come and share and also take home some new items,” Librarian Lisa Lawrence said.

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Eight file with Republican Party as candidates for office

Eight individuals have registered as candidates for county office with the Republican Party since filing opened Saturday, November 9. People who want to file as a candidate for the March primaries may do so between now and Monday, December 9.

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Chamber awardees

Franklin County Chamber awardeesThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its members during their annual banquet on Saturday, March 1 at the First United Methodist Church.

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Public Notice - Notice of Suddenlink Channel Change Mt Vernon - 11/14/2013

Effective December 17, 2013 the following channel changes will be made to the Advanced TV lineup.

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Football players honored

Kris Ables, Aquavion Evans, Noah CraverFifteen members of the Mount Vernon Tiger football team were named to the District 8-2A All-District team for the 2013 season. Kris Ables, Aquavion Evans and Noah Craver received first team nods. For a listing of all the players honored, see the December 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Alamo contest winners infant through third grade

Alamo Mission Museum’s Halloween costume contest infant through third grade winnersWinners in the annual Alamo Mission Museum’s Halloween costume contest were chose on Saturday, October 26. In the infant through third grade division, first went to Konnor Bogue, followed by Bentlee Smith, Gracee West, Jaedyn Clayton, and Lindsey Morgan.