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Benson to bring cereal history tour to Monday meeting

Paul Benson Professor Paul Benson will present a “nutty” narrative about how breakfast food came into existence as the program for the bi-month meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, September 4.

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Cub, Boy Scout rally for registrations September 7

The annual School Night Rally to sign-up new recruits for Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout dens is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, September 7 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium.

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Girl Scout troop forming

A recruitment and registration night for the local Girl Scout troup will be at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 28 in the Century Room.

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How to keep same booth spot for CountryFestF

Local area vendors and nonprofit organizations who want to be in the same booth location at the 2017 CountryFest as they were last year must complete their registration form and make full payment no later than Saturday, Sept. 9.

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Parkers to celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Lloyd and Shirley Parker will be honored by friends and family in celebration of their 65th wedding anniversaryLloyd and Shirley Parker will be honored by friends and family in celebration of their 65th wedding anniversary from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday August 27, at the Whispering Pines Nursing Home,

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Labor Day weekend brings family fun

The Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County Labor Day Weekend Rodeo will be Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3 at their arena off FM 115 in Mount Vernon and promises entertainment for the whole family

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Villareal to speak at Genealogy on Monday

 Becky Villareal will be the quest speaker for the Franklin County Genealogical Society monthly meeting. Her topic will be “Genealogy for Children.”

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Steeple make over

The steeple atop the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon received a make over last week.The steeple atop the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon received a make over last week.

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Jammin’ on the square

Jimmy Herrera had plenty of jams and jellies for sale at the Farmers Market during the Second Saturday event.Jimmy Herrera had plenty of jams and jellies for sale at the Farmers Market during the Second Saturday event.

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