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Asja Gadlin to compete for Miss Dallas Title

Asja GadlinAsja Gadlin will compete in the Miss Dallas Pageant on Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas. “This is the preliminary pageant for Miss Texas USA,”

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Chitsey through surgery, Lovier home after health scares

Pct. 1 Commissioner Danny Chitsey and recently retired County Judge Paul Lovier are both doing well after major health concerns over the past week.

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Dairy Queen getting a face lift

Dairy Queen in Mount Vernon is getting a $330,000 face lift. The plan includes revamping of the public spaces, including expansion of the rest room area to make them more handicapped accessible.

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Senate District 1 Summit Saturday

There will be an East Texas Summit of all Texas Senate District 1 Democratic Party leaders and activists in Tyler Saturday, April 18. The meeting and training sessions will be from 9:30 a.m.

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Master Gardeners come from all walks of life

Master Gardeners are much more than little old ladies with spades chasing weeds from the petunia patch. There are some who fit that description, but there are others who are doctors, lawyers,

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Pierce Chapel Cemetery workday planned

A workday has been planned at the Pierce Chapel Cemetery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Anyone with an interest in the cemetery is encouraged to bring their yard tools,

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Kids ride free in Rotary’s Annual Tour de Cypress

Kids age 12 and under can ride free in the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride and Run slated for Saturday, April 18. Runs of 5K and 10K are also part of the event. See the April 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about this event.

MOM meeting Thursday, April 16

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16. The meeting will be at El Chico’s restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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The Gathering is dedicated to informal church services

The Gathering, a non-denominational church, recently opened its doors in Mount Vernon. It is located at 401 Hwy. 37 in the space previously occupied by Marcy’s Italian Restaurant.

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