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Smoking hams

Kenneth Cupp, Colin Clasby, and Jeremy Cox load smokers with hams for the annual fund raiser for the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.Kenneth Cupp, Colin Clasby, and Jeremy Cox load smokers with hams for the annual fund raiser for the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.

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Heroes eligible for door prizes at BBQ

Franklin County emergency workers and their families will be honored with a cookout the evening before the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride.

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Pinwheels planted to bring awareness

To bring awareness to Child Abuse prevention, pinwheels will be planted at the Franklin County Courthouse at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12.

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Adult Egg Hunt winners

Jeff Shrunk, center, a representative of The Chophouse on Bankhead, which provided the adult prizes presents $300 cash to Madison Reeves. Others in the photo found coupons for percentages off meals at the restaurant. Those winners were Syke Talsma, Teresia Wims, Cameron Woods, Alex Clingan, and Brian Baird.Jeff Shrunk, center, a representative of The Chophouse on Bankhead, which provided the adult prizes presents $300 cash to Madison Reeves.

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Games, food, fun planned at disc golf championships this weekend

More than 170 players will be in Franklin County for the 2018 Amateur World Doubles disc golf championships April 5 through 8.

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Main Street program recognized nationally

The Mount Vernon Main Street program has been recognized for the 12th time as a Nationally Accredited Main Street program by the National Main Street Center/Main Street America TM (MSA) at its national conference in Kansas City, Mo. last week.

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Egg hunting

Parents and youngsters grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possible during the community egg huntParents and youngsters grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possible during the community egg hunt in Little Creek Park Saturday, March 31.

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Tennison, Thruston to be honored in Saturday ceremonies

Two historical figures with Franklin County connections, Henry Clay Thruston and Josh Tennison, will be honored Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Edwards Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.

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Weilbacher retires

A reception honoring Lualice Long Butler Weilbacher on her retirement as Chief Deputy for the District Clerk of Franklin CountyA reception honoring Lualice Long Butler Weilbacher on her retirement as Chief Deputy for the District Clerk of Franklin County after eight years of service was Monday, March 26.

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