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Contractors begin to install roof decking at a residence on Olive Street that is being replaced as part of the City of Mount Vernon’s HOME program.Contractors begin to install roof decking at a residence on Olive Street that is being replaced as part of the City of Mount Vernon’s HOME program.

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Open house

Jaxon Kirkman visits with Santa at Guaranty Bank and Trust Open House Thursday, December 19.Jaxon Kirkman visits with Santa at Guaranty Bank and Trust Open House Thursday, December 19. Candy, cookies, fruit, and punch were served.

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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Alzheimer Support Group to meet October 17

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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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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H&H Dairy takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

At center, Jouwert Talsma presents awards to hay show winners Curtis Krause, Hendrik Talsma, Kyle Humphrey and Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Dairy.The Humphrey and Humphrey (H&H) Dairy earned first place for their sample in the 2019 Mount Vernon Saltillo Young Farmer Hay Show on Saturday, October 5.

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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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Art show

Artist Carol Durrum, at left, discusses some of her paintings with Jackie McElhaney during a reception to open a showing displaying 47 of her paintings.Artist Carol Durrum, at left, discusses some of her paintings with Jackie McElhaney during a reception to open a showing displaying 47 of her paintings.

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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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