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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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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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Fire Department Easter hams pick up Saturday

Smoked hams from volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be available for pick up Saturday, March 31 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Fire Station on Hwy. 37.

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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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Deadline Monday for “Paint our Town” registration

The deadline to register a home to be spruced up as part of the third annual “Paint Our Town” is Monday, April 2.

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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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Tour de Cypress pedaling into 14th annual event

Pedaling into its 14th year, the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride in Mount Vernon has been set for Saturday, April 21.

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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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Community Easter fun set for March 31

The annual community Easter egg hunt  and a children’s Easter art class, both set for Saturday, March 31, promise to provide fun for the whole family.

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