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The Platypus

J.J. Wilcox presents a copy of The Platypus to Lisa Lawrence at the Franklin County LibraryJ.J. Wilcox presents a copy of The Platypus to Lisa Lawrence at the Franklin County Library. Mr. Wilcox wrote the book after learning about platypuses when his family visited Australia.

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“Tallulah Dahling Dash” planned to celebrate Bankhead Highway

Outlandish, fun and ridiculously funny are the aims of the Mount Vernon Main Street event, the Tallulah Dahling Dash, set for 8 a.m. Friday, June 26 in celebration of the Bankhead Highway program development.

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Park drainage ditch

Workers with Concrete by Freelance await another load of concrete to smooth into forms for the base of a drainage ditch through Little Creek ParkWorkers with Concrete by Freelance await another load of concrete to smooth into forms for the base of a drainage ditch through Little Creek Park on Mondy, June 8. Any rocks found as the ditch

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Nationally sanctioned 42 tourney sign-up under way

Registration for the Mount Vernon 42 Tournament is underway. The event is set for Saturday, June 27 in conjunction with the Boots, Brew & Barbecue (B3) event.

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Bubble Day

Candi Wilhite blows bubbles at her daughter, Maddie, while big brother Caden blows more in the background.Candi Wilhite blows bubbles at her daughter, Maddie, while big brother Caden blows more in the background. More than 130 people attended the Franklin County Library’s kick off event

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Sign-up now for BBQ cook-off

Registration is now open for the barbecue cook-off portion of the “Boots, Brew & Barbecue” (B3) event set for Saturday, June 27. In addition to the cooking contest, Saturday there will be a

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Sheriff’s Posse rodeo queen contestant sign-up begins

Sign-up for those interested in becoming contestants in the 2015 Rodeo Queens contests began this week. The deadline to register as a contestant is 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena.

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Local clinic changes hours

The Franklin County Family Health Clinic has changed their hours. They will now be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. “We were not seeing any traffic

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Donations sought for fireworks show on Lake Cypress Springs

Donations are being sought to fund the annual Independence Day weekend fire works show on Lake Cypress Springs. All contributions over the cost of the materials for the show are donated to

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