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Library has variety of fall activities

The staff at the Franklin County Library has a variety of activities planned in the coming months to pique the interest of all ages.

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CountryFest registrations open for 45th annual event

Registration for booth space for the 45th annual Mount Vernon Key Club CountryFest celebration set for Saturday, October 12, 2019 is open to all and entertainers are being line up.

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Crown seekers

Shown are, front row, Monika Self, Jay-Lee Galloway, Kylee Davila, Avery Sanders, second row, Kasie Kaslon, Kaila McAnally, and Heaven Arnold.Seven young ladies are vying for four crowns in the Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Queen competition.

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Kids rodeo, adult fun events planned Labor Day weekend

People of all ages will find entertainment during the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County Labor Day Weekend Rodeo set for Saturday and Sunday, August 31 and September 1 in Mount Vernon.

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Labor Day Weekend Rodeo to provide family entertainment

The Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County Labor Day Weekend Rodeo will be Saturday and Sunday, August 31 and September 1 at the arena off FM 115 in Mount Vernon and promises entertainment for the whole family.

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Handicapable Rodeo sign up underway

The location for the annual Handicapable Rodeo in Franklin County will be at the Bach Arena on Friday, September 20.

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Sweet Home Texas opens downtown

The Sweet Home Texas Eatery opened for business this week in the old Watermelon Mills building at the corner of Main and Houston streets in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Rodeo parade Saturday, Tellez to be parade marshal

A parade to help build excitement for the annual Labor Day Rodeo will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 31.

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Miss Mount Vernon Pageant builds confident young ladies

Contestants perform the opening dance at the  2019 Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, August 10.The Miss Mount Vernon Pageant has been building up young ladies and bringing beauty and grace to the community for 51 years and is just another reason why Mount Vernon is more than just a dot on the map.

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