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Heroes honored with barbecue

The Rotary club donated $500 to each to the volunteer fire departments and the Sheriff’s Posse.The Mount Vernon Rotary Club honored local law enforcement, first responders, and fire fighters with a Heroes Barbecue on Friday, April 20.

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Weather threat impacts Tour de Cypress ridership

Members of the local riding club, Roadside Mafia, take the lead in the 100K route of the 14th annual Tour de Cypress.Members of the local riding club, Roadside Mafia, take the lead in the 100K route of the 14th annual Tour de Cypress.

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Crescent Building opens

Members of the Franklin County Genealogical Society celebrated the opening of the Crescent Building with a ribbon cuttingMembers of the Franklin County Genealogical Society celebrated the opening of the Crescent Building with a ribbon cutting and open house Monday, April 16.

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Joe Scally honored with Masonic award

Joe Scally was recently honored with the Community Builder Award from the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.Joe Scally was recently honored with the Community Builder Award from the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.

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Annual Key Club Bake-off set at the First Baptist Church

The 15th annual Spring Bake-Off and Auction, sponsored by the Key Club, will be Saturday, April 21 at the Community Room at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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National Day of Prayer gathering May 3

The 2018 National Day of Prayer will be celebrated in the District Courtroom of the Franklin County Courthouse at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3.

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Fourteenth annual Tour de Cypress is Saturday

Approximately 125 people have preregistered for the 14th annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Saturday, April 21. The event will continue rain or shine.

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McCamant wins at Night at the Museum event

Participants in the Night at the Museum event.Emmy McCamant won the top honors for her character portrayal at the Night at the Museum event on Saturday, April 15.

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Volunteer registration open for “Paint our Town” project

Registration for volunteers is open for the annual “Paint Our Town” project. A total of 300 volunteers will be needed for this one day project.

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