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Posse event provides competition, fun

Trenton Irving of Sulphur Springs hangs on to his sheep with a death grip during the finals of Mutton Bustin.Trenton Irving of Sulphur Springs hangs on to his sheep with a death grip during the finals of Mutton Bustin.

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Participants compete for ranking, prizes

During the ranch bronc competition, the horse Dakota Rice of Post Oak Bend, Tex. drew was wild straight out of the gate.During the ranch bronc competition, the horse Dakota Rice of Post Oak Bend, Tex. drew was wild straight out of the gate.

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Homecoming parade, dances planned for next week

A week full of activities is being planned for the week of the Mount Vernon ISD Homecoming September 3-7.

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Legion donates to Handicapable

Handicapable Rodeo representatives Dale and Barbara Crowston accept a donation from American Legion Post 243 representatives Bill Germann and David Allen.Handicapable Rodeo representatives Dale and Barbara Crowston accept a donation from American Legion Post 243 representatives Bill Germann and David Allen.

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Rodeo parade Saturday, Green, Sumrow, marshals

A parade to help build excitement for the annual Labor Day Rodeo will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1. The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Library has variety of fall activities

The staff at the Franklin County Library has a variety of activities planned in the coming months to pique the interest of all ages.

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Tree trimmers to begin local work

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO)’s subcontractor, Asplundh Tree Expert Co., will begin eight to 10 weeks of tree trimming in and around Mount Vernon in September, with contacts being made with property owners starting September 9.

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Handicapable Rodeo sign up underway

The location for the annual Handicapable Rodeo in Franklin County has been changed to the Double R Boys Ranch on Friday, September 21.

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Economic board renews executive director search

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors has renewed its efforts to attract and secure a full time executive director for pursuit of further economic development in and around Mount Vernon.

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