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

More than 170 players will be in Franklin County for the 2018 Amateur World Doubles disc golf championships April 5 through 8.

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Egg hunting

Parents and youngsters grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possible during the community egg huntParents and youngsters grab as many candy filled, plastic eggs as possible during the community egg hunt in Little Creek Park Saturday, March 31.

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Tour de Cypress pedaling into 14th annual event

Pedaling into its 14th year, the Tour de Cypress Bike Ride in Mount Vernon has been set for Saturday, April 21.

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Weilbacher retires

A reception honoring Lualice Long Butler Weilbacher on her retirement as Chief Deputy for the District Clerk of Franklin CountyA reception honoring Lualice Long Butler Weilbacher on her retirement as Chief Deputy for the District Clerk of Franklin County after eight years of service was Monday, March 26.

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Community Easter fun set for March 31

The annual community Easter egg hunt  and a children’s Easter art class, both set for Saturday, March 31, promise to provide fun for the whole family.

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Fire Department Easter hams pick up Saturday

Smoked hams from volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be available for pick up Saturday, March 31 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Fire Station on Hwy. 37.

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Registration open for “Paint our Town” project

Registration is now open to become part of the third annual “Paint Our Town” project set for Saturday, May 5.

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Deadline Monday for “Paint our Town” registration

The deadline to register a home to be spruced up as part of the third annual “Paint Our Town” is Monday, April 2.

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Buzzard committee causing trouble on east side of town

A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm.A committee of buzzards line the peak of Charles Horton’s barm. They are causing problems on the east side of Mount Vernon, and there’s not much anyone can do about it.

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