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5K, 10K runs added to Tour de Cypress

A 5K and a 10K run were added this week to the annual Tour de Cypress bike ride.

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General maintenance

Rail Road tie replacementBlackland Railroad Track Forman Kenneth Bowser and his crew worked Wednesday, Jan. 11 to complete general maintenance

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Community park value presented to Rotary, Industrial Foundation

The positive value of parks was the topic of a presentation to both the Franklin County Industrial Foundation and the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Friday, Jan. 13.

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Gatlin is new executive for local Scout district

Mitchell Jordan “Mitch” GatlinMitchell Jordan “Mitch” Gatlin has assumed duties as Sr. District Executive for the White Oak District of the NeTseO

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Buy chamber tickets before Monday, Jan. 23

Chamber members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annual chamber banquet no later than Monday, Jan. 23.

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AARP to meet Monday, Jan. 23

Beverly Logan with Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting

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Leading the march

Leading the march - MLKZakenya Linwood, Maya Monroe, and Nicki Dunlap led the approximately 15 participants in the annual Martin Luther King March

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Hopkins receives car

Hopkins receives carValera Hopkins of Mount Vernon received a 2012 Mary Kay 50th Anniversary Special Edition Black Mustang on Thursday, Jan. 12.

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Girl Scout cookies on sale

The Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary is right around the corner and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas are starting their celebration with the world famous Girl Scout Cookie Program.

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