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Ginnalyn McFeely is Junior Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Winners in the Junior Miss Mount Vernon division include Laura Hill, Kameron Mears, Ginnalynn McFeely, Jayda Hammond and Jerrilyn Hammond.Ginnalyn McFeely was crowned Junior Miss Mount Vernon at the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, August 11 in the school auditorium.

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Taylor Copeland is Miss Mount Vernon 2018

Winners in the Miss Mount Vernon senior division include Ashlan Windorski, Madyson Caldwell, Taylor Copeland, Landree Jones, and Morgan Mayes.Taylor Copeland was crowned Miss Mount Vernon 2018 at the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, August 11 in the school auditorium.

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Rodeo queen contestants offer rodeo, prize, dinner tickets

Contestants in the 2018 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse’s queen competition are offering tickets to help pay expenses related to the contest as part of the annual Labor Day Weekend Rodeo.

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Golden Anniversary of pageant celebrated by Chamber of Commerce

Miss Mount Vernon 2018 Taylor Copeland smiles as  her predecessor, Gracee Damron, secures her crown.The Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant was celebrated  by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with previous title holders honored and the 50th Miss Mount Vernon crowned last weekend.

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Harvest on Main tickets on sale Friday

Tickets for the Harvest on Main dinner, set for Saturday, October 20, will be available for  purchase beginning at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, August 10, as part of the Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival, which continues through October 27.

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Watermelon Day

Jimmy Forbes and Ethan White bite into ripe, juicy watermelon during the Franklin County Library’s Watermelon DayJimmy Forbes and Ethan White bite into ripe, juicy watermelon during the Franklin County Library’s Watermelon Day on the downtown plaza on Friday, August 3.

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Food Bank and Kindred at Home partner for food drive

The Community Food Bank of Franklin County is partnering with Kindred at Home for their Annual Food Drive.

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United Way allocates funds for 2019

The United Way of Franklin County set a goal of $36,500 for its 2018 campaign that will be collected in 2019.

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Bull riding event Saturday

The Double R Ranch will be the location for a bull riding competition beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 11.

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