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Tour de Cypress rolls into 13th year Saturday

More than 150 people have preregistered for the 13th annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Saturday, April 15.

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Lowes donates to Paint Our Town

Tracey Reed, manager of the Lowes Regional Distribution Center, presented a check to Daniel Gray of the Paint Our Town CommitteeTracey Reed, manager of the Lowes Regional Distribution Center, presented $2,500 checks to a local program on Friday, March 31.

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City, County Spring clean-up efforts to begin Saturday

Spring clean-up efforts are set to begin county-wide this week with an extended time period at certain locations as part of the annual Don’t Mess with Texas and Keep America Beautiful campaigns.

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Birdsong is delegate to state convention

Minnie Birdsong, local Franklin County Retired School Employees Association (FCRSEA) president, served as a voting delegate to the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) in Austin, March 26-28.

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Community egg hunt and kids Easter events this Saturday

There will be games, prizes and more at this year’s “SpEGGtacular” day downtown and Community Egg Hunt Saturday, April 8, the weekend before Easter.

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Coloring contest provides abuse prevention awareness

Blue Ribbon Coloring Contest winnersA Blue Ribbon Week Coloring Contest helped provide abuse prevention awareness to families of young children.

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Mount Vernon Key Club Bake-off planned for Saturday, April 15

The Mount Vernon Key Club will be sponsoring its 14th annual bake-off on April 15 in conjunction with the Tour de Cypress events in downtown.

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Second Saturday begins with an assortment of events

Mount Vernon’s Main Street Alliance springs into the third season for “2nd Saturday” events on Saturday, April 8.

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Auction for a cause

A dessert auction was the final stage of a day full of fund raising by community members.A dessert auction was the final stage of a day full of fund raising by community members. The day started with an auction of hundreds of donated items.

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