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Annual meeting called for Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library  organization will conduct its annual membership meeting at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20 at the library.

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Reception to honor Rosa Taylor Saturday

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club will honor Rosa Lee Crenshaw Taylor with the presentation of the Paul Harris Fellow Award in ceremonies at the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Building Saturday, February 17 in the building’s meal center area.

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Sea of crosses

A display of small white crosses was recently placed in front of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Hwy. 37.A display of small white crosses was recently placed in front of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Hwy. 37.

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Reserve chamber tickets by Friday

Chamber members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annual chamber banquet no later than Friday, February 16.

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Ellis retires as president / CEO after 50 years service

Elmer G. Ellis, president/CEO of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC), will retire on February 28, and will be honored for 50 years of service to ETMC at multiple events.

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Local man dies from flu complications

Franklin County authorities are stating that a local man may have died due to complications from the flu. This will not be confirmed until autopsy reports are received.

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Chamber banquet tickets available now

Tickets for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet are now available at the Chamber office on Kaufman St., Guaranty Bank and Trust, and all First National Bank locations.

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Candidate filing deadline next week

The deadline to register as a candidate for a listing on the ballot for the May 5 elections for the Mount Vernon City Council and the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees is Friday, February 16.

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Goff is new director at Harvey Funeral Home

David GoffDavid Goff started recently as the new funeral director at Sam Harvey Funeral Home.

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