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Preservation roadshow Monday

The Northeast Texas Roadshow will make a stop in Mount Vernon with an informal fact finding meeting set from 4 to 5:15 Monday, September 23, in the Cotton Belt Depot Museum.

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Briscoe’s Emporium finalist in restoration award program

Briscoe’s Emporium on Lower Main was recently announced as a finalist by the Texas Downtown Association for outstanding projects, places, and people of Texas Downtowns.

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Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 20, at the Bach Arena (the previous Dukes Arena),  located at 1278 CR SE3285 just south of Mount Vernon.

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Handicapable Rodeo Friday

Almost 775 participants and teachers have signed up to join the fun at the 17th annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 20,

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Final Second Saturday for 2019 set this weekend

The final Second Saturday event for 2019 will be this week with family-friendly fun for everyone.

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Roadshow stop planned here

The Preservation Texas staff, a part of the Texas State Historical Commission, will make Mount Vernon / Franklin County one of only six stops on their Northeast Texas Roadshow tour, September 23 and 24.

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Bountiful Place project encounters bumps in the road

Anna Hood sweeps up debris in what will be the kitchen area of the Bountiful Place.As happens with many remodeling plans, the Bountiful Place project has encountered “a couple of bumps in the road” according to Anna Hood.

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Family fun day

McKinleigh Keener, at left, is helped by Jodi Price as she lets a chicken stand on her palm.McKinleigh Keener, at left, is helped by Jodi Price as she lets a chicken stand on her palm. A petting zoo was provided by Reni’s Minis as part of the Family Fun day at Little Creek Park on Saturday, September 7.

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Participants compete for ranking and prize money

With all four hooves off the ground, the bull does his best to unseat Rowdy Murry of Marietta.With all four hooves off the ground, the bull does his best to unseat Rowdy Murry of Marietta. He won first and $672.95 at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse annual Labor Day Rodeo on August 31 and September 1.

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