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Price qualifies for 2018 Boston Marathon

Landon PriceLandon Price, a 2011 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, has qualified for the  Boston Marathon to be run on April 18, 2018 and is listed on the entry list.

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Rodeo award

The Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County received a plaque for the 2017 Most Improved Rodeo of the Year at the United Professional Rodeo Association finals rodeoThe Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County received a plaque for the 2017 Most Improved Rodeo of the Year at the United Professional Rodeo Association finals rodeo this week in Sulphur Springs.

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First place team

10 and under Franklin County softball teamThe 10 and under Franklin County softball team went undefeated and won first place in the Hopkins County Fall Ball League. For a listing of team members and coaches, see the November 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Little Dribblers try-outs, sign-ups December 2

Try-outs and sign up for the 2017-18 season for Little Dribblers Youth Basketball season are set for Saturday, December 2.

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Marx helps bring home double gold in world fencing

Leslie McFarland MarxLeslie McFarland Marx battled her way to the 2017 Veterans World Fencing Championship gold medal in Maribor, Slovenia, last week in the 50-59 age epee division and was responsible for the match win that also gave the USA Team the gold medal.

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