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  1. Food festival downtown April 28Read the original story

    Monday Apr 23 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Members of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church will be hosts for an International Food Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The festival will be on the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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  2. David Michael Chaney, Sr.Read the original story

    Monday Apr 23 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A memorial service for David Michael Chaney, Sr. will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 a the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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  3. Aggie muster Saturday, April 21Read the original story

    Friday Apr 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster.

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  4. Judith Marilyn OwensRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Graveside services for Judith Marilyn Owens, age 81 of Mount Vernon, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20 at the Old Saltillo Cemetery Cemetery.

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  5. Betty Ann LawrenceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Funeral services for Betty Ann Lawrence, age 88 of Mount Vernon, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, April 20 at Sam Harvey Funeral Home.

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  6. Annual Key Club Bake-off set at the First Baptist ChurchRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The 15th annual Spring Bake-Off and Auction, sponsored by the Key Club, will be Saturday, April 21 at the Community Room at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon.

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  7. Alzheimer Support Group to meet locallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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  8. Bake off funds dedicated to the animal shelterRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 15 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Profits collected through the Mount Vernon Key Club's annual Spring Bake off will be dedicated to the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter.

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  9. Hunters found trespassingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... on property belonging to White Oak Outfitters operated by Bruce Hunnicutt. Darrell Richards, age 55 of Mount Vernon, was arrested April 4 in connection with the incident and was charged with 10 counts of deceptive business practice. For more about ...

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  10. Carol B. Cadou named Charles F. Montgomery Director and CEO of WinterthurRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 14 | Art Daily

    ... Ms. Cadou, currently Senior Vice President, Historic Preservation and Collections at George Washington's Mount Vernon, will succeed David P. Roselle in late spring, when Dr. Roselle retires after ten years as director. Ms. Cadou has more than two ...

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  11. Stephen Ministers to plan healing, renewal serviceRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Local Stephen Ministers invite members of the community to a healing and renewal service at 8:30 or 11 a.m. Sunday, April 15 at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon.

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  12. Protecting secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Lady Tiger short stop Annie Coffey attempts a tag at second base against a Cooper runner. Mount Vernon beat the Lady Bulldogs 11-1 to remain undefeated in District 13-3A competition. They are now ranked 19th in the state. For details from this game, ...

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  13. Music scholarships awarded to NLHS band studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | EParis Extra

    North Lamar High School band members Heather Armstrong, Sam Greenwell, Ashton Carter, and Seth Carter were recently awarded the Betty Whitlock Scholarship from the Mount Vernon Music organization. The scholarship provides area students with supplemental funding for music education through private lessons, music camps, or purchase of performance-grade instruments.

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  14. County clean-up under way, city's efforts begin SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... will continue through April 14 or until the dumpsters are filled - which ever comes first. The City of Mount Vernon will begin a 13-day effort Saturday, April 14 and continue Monday through Saturday, April 16-21. For details about trash disposal for ...

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  15. Man found murdered at American InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Timothy Franks, age 49 of Mount Pleasant, was found dead from an apparent stabbing at the American Inn at 415 NW Access Road of I-30 in Mount Vernon around 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 6. The body has been sent to the Southwestern Institute for Forensic Science in Dallas to determine an exact cause of death.

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  16. Trek road bike tickets availableRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A 26" Trek road bike will be given away by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club at the annual Tour de Cypress Bike Ride on April 21. The drawing for the bike will be at noon on the plaza in Mount Vernon.

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  17. Regional News || Man arrested for murder in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | EParis Extra

    Franklin County Sheriff, Ricky Jones , reported he, investigators, officers of the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating a murder which occurred at the American Inn, located at 415 NW Access Road of Interstate 30, in Mount Vernon, Texas, on April 6. Joshua Anthony Parker, a 19-year-old white male, of Morris County was arrested and booked into the Titus County Jail for the offense of Murder. "A Mount Vernon Police office and Animal Control were dispatched to the hotel at 12:30 p.m. after the occupant failed to check out of the room at the appropriate time," said Sheriff Jones .

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  18. Homicide reported, arrest madeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 7 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Investigators and Officers of the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating a murder which occurred April 6 at the American Inn, off the N Access Road of I-30 E of Spur 423 in Mount Vernon.

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  19. Franklin County man found murdered in Mount Vernon motel room, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | KLTV Tyler

    Sheriff Jones reported he and Investigators and officers from Mount Vernon Police Department and the Texas Rangers are investigating a murder which occurred April 6 at the American Inn. The motel is located at 415 NW Access Road of Interstate-30 in Mount Vernon.

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  20. Games, food, fun planned at disc golf championships this weekendRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 5 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    More than 170 players will be in Franklin County for the 2018 Amateur World Doubles disc golf championships April 5 through 8. This is the sixth year for the tournament to be played in Franklin County.The players will be registering in downtown Mount Vernon on Thursday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Century Room.

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