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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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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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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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MVISD Employees of the Month

Dana Watson for elementary school, Pam Willis for auxiliary, Desiree Phillips for middle school, and Pam Thomas for high schoolMount Vernon ISD honored their employees of the month for February at the Monday, March 18, school board meeting in the high school lecture hall.

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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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Lowry, Coffey receive All-District honors

Seniors Sam Lowry and Annie CoffeySeniors Sam Lowry and Annie Coffey received top All-district honors for 13-3A.

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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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Compressor needed to fill fire departments’ air tanks

The Countywide Fire Association of Franklin County is in need of $15,000 in funding to replace a more than 32 year old specialized air compressor that is used to refill the air tanks for all four departments.

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