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Watson to compete at State rodeo event

Brynn WatsonBrynn Watson, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, will be competing in barrel racing and pole bending at the Texas High School Rodeo Association’s State finals.

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Power walk/run planned for Backroad Angel Scholarships

The Backroad Angel, a private nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a power walk or run event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Don Meredith Stadium to raise funds for scholarships for graduating students from area high schools.

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Tough competition at bulls, broncs event

Kason McCrae rides a steer in the junior bulls event.Kason McCrae rides a steer in the junior bulls event. The bulls mostly won at the bulls and broncs competition sponsored by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse at their rodeo arena on FM 115 Saturday night, April 8.

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Color run

Morgan Lowery runs through a cloud of paintMorgan Lowery runs through a cloud of paint as he participates in the Color Fun Run sponsored by the Mount Vernon High School Class of 2019 on Saturday, April 8. He was the first runner to finish the 5K course in 14 minutes. Leslie James was the second runner to finish two minutes later.

Kids ride free in Rotary’s Annual Tour de Cypress

Kids age 12 and under can ride free in the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride slated for Saturday, April 15.

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