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Bake-off at Multi-Purpose buiding

The 13th annual Spring Bake-Off and Auction, sponsored by the Key Club, will be Saturday, April 16 at the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Building at 208 Taylor St. in Mount Vernon.

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Twelfth annual Tour de Cypress Saturday

More than 100 people have preregistered for the 12th annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Saturday, April 16. The event will continue rain or shine.

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“Paint our Town” registration open

Registration is now open to become part of the “Paint Our Town” project. The goal is for 250 volunteers to paint 10 houses in Mount Vernon for homeowners who may need physical or financial assistance.

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Master Gardners set Gardening Expo

The Cypress Basin Master Gardeners will be sponsoring their seventh annual Plant Sale and Gardening Expo Saturday, May 7, with gardening seminars, a plant sale, garage sale,

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Second Saturday on the Square this week

This week will be “2nd Saturday on the Square” and the weatherman says it is going to be a beautiful warm day for people to visit the vendors, snack on some specialty foods,

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Kids ride free in Rotary’s Annual Tour de Cypress

Kids age 12 and under can ride free in the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride slated for Saturday, April 16. “We want to make the bike ride more of a family-oriented event,” Rotary President John Kaufman said.

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Kid fish event Saturday

The sixh annual Franklin County Kids Fish Day will be Saturday, April 9 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will be at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm on Hwy. 37 south of Mount Vernon.

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McCamant wins again at Night at the Museum event

Milo McCamant, Chloe Copeland, Dylan Kirkman, and Brooklyn Brashear were winners in the 2016 Night at the Museum event.Milo McCamant, Chloe Copeland, Dylan Kirkman, and Brooklyn Brashear were winners in the 2016 Night at the Museum event. For the second consecutive year, Milo McCamant won the top honors

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St. Clair endowment awards $29,000 to local charities

St. Clair endowment award recipientsGrant awards totaling $29,000 from the Harris and Irene St. Clair Endowment were recently presented. The funds will help support eight local charitable programs or groups

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