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Registration deadline for workshop Thursday

The deadline to register for the Texas Friendly Customer Service workshop is today, Thursday, May 23. The workshop will be at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31.

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National Register plaque

Mount Vernon Mayor Teresia Wims, at right, is joined by city council members and city committee members Steve Hammons, Chock Yates, Wendy Standridge, and Roger and Betsy Gekiere as she unveils the plaque signifying that the downtown area has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.Mount Vernon Mayor Teresia Wims, at right, is joined by city council members and city committee members Steve Hammons, Chock Yates, Wendy Standridge, and Roger and Betsy Gekiere as she unveils the plaque signifying that the downtown area has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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“Texas Friendly” workshop planned at City Hall

Need a refresher course in how to be Texas Friendly? A Texas Friendly Customer Service workshop will be at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31.

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Ribbon cutting

Jeremy Cameron, center, cuts a ribbon held by his children, Addisyn and Aiden, and members of the Miss Mount Vernon royalty to celebrate the Cameron Family Funeral Home joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.Jeremy Cameron, center, cuts a ribbon held by his children, Addisyn and Aiden, and members of the Miss Mount Vernon royalty to celebrate the Cameron Family Funeral Home joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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National registry as historic place celebration planned

A double celebration for National Preservation Month and for Mount Vernon being added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) will be Saturday, May 18.

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National registry as historic place celebration set for Saturday

A double celebration for National Preservation Month and for Mount Vernon being added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) will be Saturday, May 18.

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Second Saturdays begin this week

Second Saturday on the Square kicks off it’s 2019 season from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. this Saturday, May 11 on the downtown Mount Vernon Plaza.

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Cameron to lead Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Franklin County will now be led by Jeremy Cameron.

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National Day of Prayer

Mike Schutt was the guest speaker at the local observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2.Mike Schutt was the guest speaker at the local observance of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2.

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