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Courthouse landscaping plan presented for review

A landscaping plan for the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse, prepared by the Cypress Basin Master Gardeners Association (CBMG), was presented for review to members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court last week.

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“Paint our Town” project is Saturday

The culmination of several months of planning will come to fruition Saturday, May 5 when hundreds of volunteers will take to the streets to “Paint Our Town.

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Weather threat impacts Tour de Cypress ridership

Members of the local riding club, Roadside Mafia, take the lead in the 100K route of the 14th annual Tour de Cypress.Members of the local riding club, Roadside Mafia, take the lead in the 100K route of the 14th annual Tour de Cypress.

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Library open house

Jaylee Weaver and Kate Jordan watch as the Franklin County Library’s new 3D printer cuts out a design.Jaylee Weaver and Kate Jordan watch as the Franklin County Library’s new 3D printer cuts out a design.

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Joe Scally honored with Masonic award

Joe Scally was recently honored with the Community Builder Award from the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.Joe Scally was recently honored with the Community Builder Award from the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.

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Key Club celebrates 55 plus years of community service

The Mount Vernon Key Club recently celebrated more than 55 years of service to the community.The Mount Vernon Key Club recently celebrated more than 55 years of service to the community.

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National Day of Prayer gathering May 3

The 2018 National Day of Prayer will be celebrated in the District Courtroom of the Franklin County Courthouse at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3.

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Heroes honored with barbecue

The Rotary club donated $500 to each to the volunteer fire departments and the Sheriff’s Posse.The Mount Vernon Rotary Club honored local law enforcement, first responders, and fire fighters with a Heroes Barbecue on Friday, April 20.

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McCamant wins at Night at the Museum event

Participants in the Night at the Museum event.Emmy McCamant won the top honors for her character portrayal at the Night at the Museum event on Saturday, April 15.

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