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Youth ball meetings, registration dates set

A coaches and umpire meeting for the Franklin County Youth Baseball/Softball Association has been schedule for Monday, January 30 at the airport.

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Skeen, Copeland win Jingle Bell Jog

Taylor Copeland and Landon SkeenTaylor Copeland and Landon Skeen were recognized as the first female and male runners to complete the fifth annual 5K Jingle Bell Jog event.

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Youth football team undefeated

Franklin County fifth and sixth grade youth football teamThe Franklin County fifth and sixth grade youth football team was undefeated for the season and wrapped up their year with a 38-22 victory over North Lamar in the Super Bowl game at Prairiland High School. See the November 17 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from their Super Bowl victory.

Jingle Bell Jog Saturday

Tie a few bells to your shoe laces and make plans to join the fifth annual Jingle Bell Jog this Saturday, December 10. The event has been moved to downtown Mount Vernon this year.

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Youth rodeo series provides competition for local kids

Rylie Stinson holds on tight during the Pony Bronc ride.Rylie Stinson holds on tight during the Pony Bronc ride. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse’s first youth rodeo was conducted on Saturday, October 29 at the arena on FM 115.

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