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Brookshire’s Rx to add drive through

The Brookshire Grocery Company, Inc. will expand its pharmacy area and add a drive through window and turn lane in a $400,000 building expansion project at the Mount Vernon Brookshire’s Food Store.

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Initiative looking for young adult input

The Courthouse Square Initiative team is looking for input from young adults and families regarding preferences on strategies for revitalizing downtown Mount Vernon.

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5K color run to lead off Dejah Day

A 5K color run will lead off events for Dejah Day on Saturday, March 21 in downtown Mount Vernon. Members of the Mount Vernon Junior High eighth grade class are organizing the run for the day.

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Quilt program

Dr. Deborah Burkett of Troup, Tex. describes the back story about a postage stamp quiltDr. Deborah Burkett of Troup, Tex. describes the back story about a postage stamp quilt, whose 4,000 pieces were hand pieced and quilted. She displayed more than 20 quilts,

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County library board re-seated

The Franklin County Library Board was re-seated on recommendation of Lisa Lawrence, director of library services, at a special meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court Friday.

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Second Saturdays spring into action

The start of Second Saturday celebrations will spring into action this week on March 14. The weatherman says it will be 70 degrees, perfect for a day filled with music, good food, and things to see and do.

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Mount Vernon Key Club Bake-off planned for Saturday, March 21

The Mount Vernon Key Club will be sponsoring its 12th annual bake-off on Saturday, March 21 in conjunction with Dejah Day in downtown.

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Dr. Dale Klepzig joins TRMC

General surgeon Dale R. Klepzig, MD recently joined the medical staff at Titus Regional Medical Center (TRMC). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Applications accepted for energy bill help

Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. (NETO) is now accepting applications for energy assistance  for those who are having a hard time paying their electric or gas bills.

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