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Tom Standridge named Rotarian of the Year

Tom Standridge was named as the 2017-18 Rotarian of the Year by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and presented with a plaqueTom Standridge was named as the 2017-18 Rotarian of the Year by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and presented with a plaque and jacket during the club’s weekly noon luncheon and program Friday, June 15.

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Birdhouse painting

Ann Reynold’s family members spent a day painting the many Martin houses and blue bird houses at her home.In celebration of her recent birthday, Ann Reynold’s family members spent a day painting the many Martin houses and blue bird houses at her home.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Liberty Cemetery Memorial Day set

The annual Memorial Day service at the Liberty Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 24.

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Dukes grand opening

Vendors and community groups lined the sidewalk in front of Dukes Travel Plaza Saturday, June 9 during the facility’s grand opening celebration.Vendors and community groups lined the sidewalk in front of Dukes Travel Plaza Saturday, June 9 during the facility’s grand opening celebration.

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Ribbon Cutting

A. Yvee Arnold cuts a ribbon to celebrate Franklin County Chamber of Commerce membership for Grace Outreach Ministries and the Madeline House.A. Yvee Arnold cuts a ribbon to celebrate Franklin County Chamber of Commerce membership for Grace Outreach Ministries and the Madeline House.

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Annual Turtle Derby planned

The 12th annual Turtle Derby has been set for Saturday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Newsom(e) reunion planned

No matter how it’s spelled, the Newsome and Newsom families are gathering for a reunion Sunday, June 24, beginning at 11 a.m.

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Lemonade stand

Students at Kids Under Construction sell lemonade, cookies and desserts as a fund raiser for the school age classStudents at Kids Under Construction sell lemonade, cookies and desserts as a fund raiser for the school age class Wednesday, June 6.

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