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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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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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Buzzard committee causing trouble on east side of town

A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm.A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm. They are causing problems on the east side of Mount Vernon, and there’s not much anyone can do about it.

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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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Ribbon Cutting

Greg and Shannon Ostertag, center, and the staff of M.L. Edwards and Company, celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Thursday, March 8.Greg and Shannon Ostertag, center, and the staff of M.L. Edwards and Company, celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting Thursday, March 8.

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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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Red Cross volunteers needed

The American Red Cross is looking for people who would be willing to help their community prepare and respond to emergencies.

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Registration open for “Paint our Town” project

Registration is now open to become part of the third annual “Paint Our Town” project set for Saturday, May 5.

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Easter hams available from fire department

Volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be smoking hams through Saturday, March 24, to raise funds.

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