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Patriotic Parade

Adeline Marquardt and Reed Butler enjoy their wagon ride decked out in patriotic colors.Adeline Marquardt and Reed Butler enjoy their wagon ride decked out in patriotic colors.

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Donahos celebrate 60th anniversary

Russell and MaryJo Donaho will celebrate their 60th anniversaryRussell and MaryJo Donaho will celebrate their 60th anniversary Saturday, July 15 at their home on Lake Cypress Springs.Friends and family are welcome to attend the celebration, but no gifts please.

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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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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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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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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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