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Yard of the Month

The home of Cliff and Kathy Marks was honored as the Yard of the Month by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.The home of Cliff and Kathy Marks was honored as the Yard of the Month by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. The beautiful green lawn is separated from the house by flower beds

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Minimal rain recorded in county during August

Less than an inch of rain was recorded in Franklin County during the month of August, and no record high nor low temperatures were noted. See the September 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details about August weather.

Hunter course Saturday

The field exercise and exam portion of the Home Study Hunter Safety Course will be offered Saturday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hunters Creek Ranch

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Benefit fish-fry Saturday

The United Way of Franklin County will provide an all-you-can-eat catfish dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge on Saturday, September 5. Donations for the fish and all the trimmings meal

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Fun with paint for Red Hats

seated, Martha Mullins, Paula Holter, Jan Sarles, Mary Jo Berryman; and standing, Shirley Carr, Ann Luck, Beverly McPherson, Jeanette Moore, Sonya Dickson, and Beckie Schlager.Ladies of the Headed to the Top Chapter of the Red Hat Society gathered for some fun with paint Saturday, August 15 at Prosperity Bank. Everyone used their own creativity to paint a

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Fish-fry planned for Labor Day Weekend

The annual Labor Day Weekend fish-fry to benefit the United Way of Franklin County has been set for Saturday, September 5 from 5 to 7 p.m at the Masonic Lodge in Mount Vernon

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City Cemetery Association to meet

The annual general membership meeting of the Mount Vernon Cemetery Association will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 26 in First National Bank’s Century Room, across from the fountain on

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Members recognized for year’s activities, new officers elected

Franklin County 4-H Club 2014-15 Year End Wrap-up RecognitionsThe Franklin County 4-H  Club conducted its annual Awards Banquet and election of officers for the coming year Tuesday night, August 11 at the airport community hall.

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Hunter Safety field exercise, exam offered

The field exercise and exam portion of the Home Study Hunter Safety Course will be offered Saturday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hunters Creek Ranch with Game Warden Doyle Brown

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