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Japanese youth visit through Rotary Youth Exchange

Officers of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and local families were hosts for seven Japanese guests through the Rotary Youth Exchange program earlier this week.The Rotary Club of Mount Vernon and local families were hosts to six Japanese youth and their adult leader.

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Get prepared for Eater in the Park

Parents should be getting prepared for the annual Easter in the Park event to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30 at Little Creek Park.

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Circus coming to town, advance tickets help chamber and posse

The circus is coming to town March 25. This year, the Carson and Barnes Circus will help raise funds for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse.

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Endowment checks distributed

Endowment checks distributedCommittee Chairman Nancy Miller, lower left, distributed St. Clair Endowment checks to representatives of 11 various programs

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Greathouse descendents sought for dedication

The descedents of the Greathouse family are being sought for recognition and/or participation in a Southern Cross Marker Dedication.

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Relay for Life seeking teams for annual event

Walkers and joggers will go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Franklin County, now in its seventh year.

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GED orientation set next week at Library

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College will offer free General Education Development classes at the Franklin County Library.

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Ideas shared for Main Street cities

Jill Robinson, assistant state coordinator for the Texas Main Street Program, provided a required training for 25 people

Jill Robinson, assistant state coordinator for the Texas Main Street Program, provided a required training for 25 people from Mount Vernon and Winnsboro

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Brandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entries

Brandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entriesBrandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entries for winners to be chosen during their 100th Anniversary Celebration

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