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Lunches of Love sign-up under way

Registration is under way to participate in the Lunches of Love, a children’s summer food and activity program.

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Bubble Day

Brett Roberts is assisted by Koltyn Rogers as the pair creates bubbles using a water bottle and a sock during the 12th annual Bubble DayBrett Roberts is assisted by Koltyn Rogers as the pair creates bubbles using a water bottle and a sock during the 12th annual Bubble Day sponsored by the Friends of the Franklin County Library.

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Lake Cypress fireworks show set, donations sought

The annual Independence Day weekend fireworks show over Lake Cypress Springs will be Saturday, June 30. Donations are being sought to fund the fire works show on Lake Cypress Springs.

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Distinguished Service Award honors historical commission

Members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court,  in back - left to right, Sam Young, Charlie Emerson, Scott Lee, Larkin Jumper and Jerry Cooper, presented the Texas State Distinguish Service Award for 2017 to the Franklin County Historical Commission, represented by Joel Dihle, Lillie Bush-Reves, Gail Reed, Jearl and Mary Lou Mowery, Pat Hudson, and Beverly McPherson. The Texas Historical Commission has recognized the Franklin County Historical Commission (FCHC) with the Distinguished Service Award for the 2017 year.

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Sheriff’s Posse rodeo queen contestant sign-up begins

Sign-up for those interested in becoming contestants in the 2018 Rodeo Queens contests began this week.

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Sidewalks for kids to school comes one step closer

A sidewalk to help children traverse from the Mount Vernon Housing Authority apartments to the Mount Vernon ISD campus moved another step closer with the approval of an advance funding agreement between the City of Mount Vernon and the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Ribbon cutting

Jordan and Brooke Ramsay, along with their children Samuel, Roy and Ruth, were joined by family and friends for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Ramsay Hill Farm Store.Jordan and Brooke Ramsay, along with their children Samuel, Roy and Ruth, were joined by family and friends for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Ramsay Hill Farm Store.

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Ribbon cutting

Members of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting as Duke’s Travel Plaza joined the organization Thursday, May 31.Members of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting as Duke’s Travel Plaza joined the organization Thursday, May 31.

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Duke’s Travel Plaza to celebrate grand opening

Duke’s Travel Plaza will have a grand opening celebration Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10 at their new store at 300 SE Access Road.

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