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Farmers market, Second Saturday postponed

The start-up of the annual Farmers Market and Second Saturday on the Square will be delayed until June due to the COVID-19 disaster restrictions.

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City clean-up starts Saturday, county Pct. 4 continues

The City of Mount Vernon’s Second Quarter (Spring) Clean-up will begin Saturday, April 25, and continue April 27 through May 2,

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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.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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Girls golf

Laney Wright, center, was first place individual. Team members are, left to right, Brook Smith, Mariska de Bruijn, Wright, Peyton Steen, and Vanessa Aguilar.The Mount Vernon High School Lady Tigers golf team won first place at a tournament at the Mount Pleasant Country Club Monday, March 2.

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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.

Temperatures fluctuate in wide range during January

Weather in Franklin County during January 2020 ranged from a record 76° high to a 28° low.

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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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Broiler show meeting set

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the broiler category of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2020 have been set.

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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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