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Scout rally for registrations Tuesday

The annual School Night Rally to sign-up new recruits for Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout dens is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 4 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium.

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4-H members attend camp

Destiny Barron, Coy and Dailee  Postell, and Dylan Hunnicutt.Four Franklin County 4-H Club members recently attended Multi County Camp in Lone Star. More than 100 4-H members and adult leaders represented the Texas 4-H organization at the three-day camp.

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Fish-fry planned for Labor Day Weekend

The annual Labor Day Weekend fish-fry and kick-off for the annual United Way of Franklin County pledge drive has been set for Saturday, September 1 from 5 to 7 p.m at the Masonic Lodge in Mount Vernon on the south service road of I-30.

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Benson to speak of America’s Christmas

Professor Paul Benson will present a wide-ranging and whimisical talk on the creation and evolution of America’s Christmas as the program for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, September 3.

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Career workshop at library August 28

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas will be at the Franklin County Library on Tuesday, August 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a career and employment workshop.

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Camp Meeting at Calvary Monday

A Labor Day Camp Meeting will be at Calvary Baptist Temple Monday, September 3, beginning at 9 a.m. Preaching and singing will continue all day with lunch provided at noon.

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Petersons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Dean and Connie Peterson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaryDean and Connie Peterson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at Purley Baptist Church.

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CountryFest registrations open for 44th annual event

Registration for booth space for the 44th annual Mount Vernon Key Club CountryFest celebration set for Saturday, October 13, 2018 is open to all and entertainers are being line up.

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Children’s activities begin at First Baptist Church

A kick off for Wednesday children’s activities at the First Baptist Church will be Wednesday, August 29. Parents and children, ages three through sixth grade, are invited.

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