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B3 changed to summer event

The second annual Boots, Brew, and Barbeque (B3) is becoming a Summer event in downtown Mount Vernon. This year’s B3 has been set for the last Saturday of June.

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Playing for Dejah

Dejah Arnold’s sister, Bella Anderson, threw out the first pitch for the Lady Tiger’s softball game Dejah Arnold’s sister, Bella Anderson, threw out the first pitch for the Lady Tiger’s softball game on Friday, April 17. The team stated that they were “Playing for Dejah” prior to the start.

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Tickets available for National Day of Prayer

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Franklin County National Day of Prayer. The annual observance will be Thursday, May 7, at noon at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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Destructing the wall

Workers with Coggins Construction are taking down the rear wall of the old hair salonWorkers with Coggins Construction are taking down the rear wall of the old hair salon on the south side of the downtown square. The Genealogical Society is renovating the property to

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Dejah Arnold named honorary chairman for 2015 Relay for Life

Dejah Arnold reads a book with Bella and Andy, her younger siblings, during a recent visit at Medical City Dallas.Dejah Arnold reads a book with Bella and Andy, her younger siblings, during a recent visit at Medical City Dallas. Dejah has been named as the honorary chairperson for the 2015 Relay for Life event.

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Registration open for Summer Reading Program

Registration for the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading Program is now open. The program is for children ages four through 17. Each Tuesday from June 16 through July 21,

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Kids Safe Saturday open to all ages

A “Kids Safe Saturday” has been set for this weekend for Franklin and Titus counties. The activities will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25 on the Mount Pleasant High School Campus.

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United Way officers, directors seated

Mark Hymer was re-elected president of the United Way of Franklin County at the organization’s annual meeting Thursday, April 16. He will serve for the 2015-16 year. Other officers re-elected

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ATCOG celebrates National Telecommunicators Week

Rea Washington, ATCOG 9-1-1 Operations Coordinator, presents  Joe Shadbolt, Franklin County Communications Supervisor with a certificate in celebration of National Telecommunicators Week.Rea Washington, ATCOG 9-1-1 Operations Coordinator, presents  Joe Shadbolt, Franklin County Communications Supervisor with a certificate in celebration of National Telecommunicators Week.

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