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Old Saltillo Cemetery Memorial Day planned

The annual meeting and memorial day for the Old Saltillo Cemetery will be at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 16 at the Old Saltillo United Methodist Church.

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Science exhibit on square Wednesday

A traveling science exhibit  will be at the downtown Mount Vernon plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12.

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Pageant champion

Braxton Lee Cabrera, 10 month old son of Cassondra Talbert, won first place in the 0-18 month division in the Sunburst State Baby PageantBraxton Lee Cabrera, 10 month old son of Cassondra Talbert, won first place in the 0-18 month division in the Sunburst State Baby Pageant against 11 other contestants.

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Local Scout Troop does summer camp in Colorado

Mount Vernon Boy Scout Troop 271 membersMount Vernon Boy Scout Troop 271 members returned last week from a eight day trip to Colorado’s Garita Mountains for their annual summer camping get-away.

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Prepare pet turtles for Alamo’s derby

Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the 11th annual Turtle Derby.

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery Memorial Day planned

The Pleasant Hill Cemetery Memorial Day is set for Sunday, July 9 at the cemetery located off FM 900 West between Greenwood and Purley in Franklin County.

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McCrary to talk of steamboats on the Red River Monday

Mike McCrary will share his favorite subject, steamboat navigation of the Red River, at the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, July 3.

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City’s third quarter clean-up scheduled to begin Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Third Quarter Clean-up is set to begin Saturday, July 8. It continues Monday through Saturday, July 10-15.

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James Wand magic

Darcie Barker helps James Wand put together the face of the evil “Dr. No-No” during a spy magic show on Friday, June 23.Darcie Barker helps James Wand put together the face of the evil “Dr. No-No” during a spy magic show on Friday, June 23.

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