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Jon Jones appointed to Main Street Board

Dr. Jonathan Martin JonesDr. Jonathan Martin Jones was appointed to the nine member Mount Vernon Main Street Association’s Board of Directors in June.

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Summer reading

Katrina and Kalea Cox accept this week’s Franklin County Library Summer Reading packet from leader Rachael Kittle curb side in front of the libraryKatrina and Kalea Cox accept this week’s Franklin County Library Summer Reading packet from leader Rachael Kittle curb side in front of the library on Tuesday, July 7.

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Hub donation

Vice Commander/Adjutant David Allen with American Legion Post 243 presents a $1,000 check to Dorothy YoungVice Commander/Adjutant David Allen with American Legion Post 243 presents a $1,000 check to Dorothy Young for The Hub senior citizens meal center.

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Fireworks

Light seems to rain down upon onlookers in boats during the 23rd annual Independence Day fireworks show Light seems to rain down upon onlookers in boats during the 23rd annual Independence Day fireworks show organized by the Boltz family on Saturday, July 4.

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Fireworks on the lake Saturday, keep access clear

The 23rd annual Independence Day weekend fireworks show over Lake Cypress Springs will be on Independence Day, Saturday, July 4,  around 9:45 p.m.

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Library donation

Library Director Lisa Lawrence accepts $1,000 for the Franklin County Library from Vice Commander/Adjutant David Allen with American Legion Post 243. Library Director Lisa Lawrence accepts $1,000 for the Franklin County Library from Vice Commander/Adjutant David Allen with American Legion Post 243.

Splashpad opens

Connor Williams and Kinsler Gerdes spray each other as other kids play with the various water spouts at the new Splashpad at Little Creek Park.Connor Williams and Kinsler Gerdes spray each other as other kids play with the various water spouts at the new Splashpad at Little Creek Park.

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Lunches of Love, care in a new way

The 12th annual Lunches of Love program will provide care for local children in a whole new way due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Fleet management, CARES grant waiver approved

The Mount Vernon City Council approved a fleet management program for its on-the-road vehicles, and gave up federal funding to the county to help build a health building at its Monday meeting.

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