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National Day of Prayer gathering May 3

The 2018 National Day of Prayer will be celebrated in the District Courtroom of the Franklin County Courthouse at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3.

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McCamant wins at Night at the Museum event

Participants in the Night at the Museum event.Emmy McCamant won the top honors for her character portrayal at the Night at the Museum event on Saturday, April 15.

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Volunteer registration open for “Paint our Town” project

Registration for volunteers is open for the annual “Paint Our Town” project. A total of 300 volunteers will be needed for this one day project.

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Crescent Building opens

Members of the Franklin County Genealogical Society celebrated the opening of the Crescent Building with a ribbon cuttingMembers of the Franklin County Genealogical Society celebrated the opening of the Crescent Building with a ribbon cutting and open house Monday, April 16.

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Bake off funds dedicated to the animal shelter

Profits collected through the Mount Vernon Key Club’s annual Spring Bake off will be dedicated to the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter.

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Annual Key Club Bake-off set at the First Baptist Church

The 15th annual Spring Bake-Off and Auction, sponsored by the Key Club, will be Saturday, April 21 at the Community Room at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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Genealogy celebrates completion of Crescent Building

 The Franklin County Genealogical Society (FCGS) will celebrate the completion of the Crescent Building with an Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 16 at the Genealogy Library.

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Fourteenth annual Tour de Cypress is Saturday

Approximately 125 people have preregistered for the 14th annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride sponsored by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Saturday, April 21. The event will continue rain or shine.

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Board spotlights child abuse prevention

The Franklin County Child Welfare Board is working through a series of events to bring awareness to the local community that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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