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Scott Link to speak at NETWO

Scott LinkFilmmaker Scott Link will present “A Part-Time Filmmaker Talks About Crafting a Compelling Story Based on Actual Events” at the July 11 meeting of Northeast Texas Writers Organization

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Major septic repairs approved for Twin Oaks Park

Years of frequent use at the only group camping only area at Lake Cypress Springs  has led to the need for major repairs of the site’s septic system.

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International food festival Saturday

The International Food Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 27, after having been rained out earlier this month.

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Final touches made

Workers with Kampco put the final touches on concrete surrounding a manhole at the intersection of Olive and Rutherford streets Thursday, May 30.Workers with Kampco put the final touches on concrete surrounding a manhole at the intersection of Olive and Rutherford streets Thursday, May 30.

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National Day of Prayer gathering May 2

The 2019 National Day of Prayer will be celebrated locally as a community breakfast. It will begin at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 2 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Building.

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Friendship cemetery meeting set

The annual meeting of the Friendship Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the cemetery.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Arbor Day celebrated

Cub Scouts Owen Johnson, Sullivan Belew, Jasper Belew, and Makai Cruz, work to plant an Azalea bush on the downtown Mount Vernon plazaCub Scouts Owen Johnson, Sullivan Belew, Jasper Belew, and Makai Cruz, work to plant an Azalea bush on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza in honor of Arbor Day Friday, April 26. They also helped plant two Hydrangeas.

Lady Tigers blank Winnsboro

Lady Tiger Short Stop Annie Coffey makes a throwLady Tiger Short Stop Annie Coffey makes a throw to first base for an out for Mount Vernon against Winnsboro Tuesday, March 19.

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