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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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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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Carlie Williams is Tiny Miss Mount Vernon 2019

Winners in the Tiny Miss Mount Vernon division ­include Julia Campbell, Addison Stombaugh,  Carlie Williams, and Brentlea Raley.Carlie Williams was crowned Tiny Miss Mount Vernon at the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, August 9, in the school auditorium.

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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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Pagent talent winner

Chloe GruberChloe Gruber won the talent division in the 2019 Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Aug. 10. She will receive a $500 college scholarship from the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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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Kori Doan is Petite Miss Mount Vernon 2019

Winners in the Petite Miss Mount Vernon division ­include Kylie Rogers, Lilly Ann Ellis, Kori Doan,  Tara Richard, and Abigail Harrison.Kori Doan was crowned Petite Miss Mount Vernon at the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, August 9, in the school auditorium.

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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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McKinleigh Keener is 2019 Little Miss Mount Vernon

Winners in the Little Miss Mount Vernon division  include Summer Morgan, Elsa Martell, McKinleigh Keener, Kennedie Jones, and Heather McAnally.McKinleigh Keener was crowned Little Miss Mount Vernon at the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday, August 9, in the school auditorium.

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