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Sporting Clays Classic to benefit NeTseO Scout Council

The NeTseO Trails Council of Boy Scouts of America will be hosts for the seventh annual Sporting Clays Classic Saturday, June 13 at the Rusty Lowe Ranch near Clarksville. The event was

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Library science donation

Lisa Attaway, a Mount Vernon High School graduate and currently a dentist in Rockwall, donates $2,000 to Diane Ramsay to purchase books and other library science items for the Mount Vernon Elementary (MVES) library.Lisa Attaway, a Mount Vernon High School graduate and currently a dentist in Rockwall, donates $2,000 to Diane Ramsay to purchase books and other library science items for the Mount Vernon Elementary (MVES) library.

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Games, food, fun planned at disc golf championships this weekend

More than 228 players will be in Franklin County for the 2015 Amateur World Doubles disc golf championships May 28 through 31. They will be playing on the four championship courses at Selah Ranch in northern Franklin County and Trey Texas Ranch near Purley.

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Handicapable BBQ

Moresa Shelby accepts a donation from Pat Ross as Barbara Crowston retrieves sausage on a stick for him at the annual Memorial Day Handicapable barbecue fund raiser.Moresa Shelby accepts a donation from Pat Ross as Barbara Crowston retrieves sausage on a stick for him at the annual Memorial Day Handicapable barbecue fund raiser.

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Hamilton’s latest book hits Amazon’s Hot 100

Mount Vernon’s own Katharine E. Hamilton’s latest book has been ranked in Amazon’s “Hot 100 New Releases.” Ms. Hamilton weaves together a new type of fantasy in The Unfading Lands.

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United Way application deadline Monday

Monday is the deadline for applications to the United Way of Franklin County from qualified organizations seeking funding from the local agency in 2015. No applications will be accepted

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Two Gracies

Gracie Proctor and Gracie Martin watch a wheel spin to determine their discount at a vendor boothGracie Proctor and Gracie Martin watch a wheel spin to determine their discount at a vendor booth during the Piney Woods Wine Trail Festival. The pair visited each booth on the street level to check out the merchandise on Saturday, May 16.

Dejah returns to extreme makeover Mount Vernon style

Members of the Arnold family, Daniel, Beth, Dejah, Bella and Andy are shocked by their first glimpse of their home.Members of the Arnold family, Daniel, Beth, Dejah, Bella and Andy are shocked by their first glimpse of their home. Volunteers did an extreme makeover on both the outside and inside

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Kaylee Fite to compete at state teen pageant

Kaylee FiteKaylee Fite, who is currently serving as Miss Mount Vernon, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant set for August 2 and 3. Contestants will compete in

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