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Boots, Brew and BBQ event announced

A “Boots, Brew and BBQ” event in downtown Mount Vernon has been set for Friday night and Saturday, November 14 -15. The event was cleared for an alcohol permit for a beer tasting with a limited wine offering at the September meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Music Gala success, Lounge Lizards a hit

The crowd at the Mount Vernon Music Gala waved their arms  and clapped during the Austin Lounge Lizard’s final number.The funny and politically irreverent Austin Lounge Lizards were a big hit with a crowd of more than 100 at the Mount Vernon Music Association’s season opening Gala Saturday, September 6.

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Kember Cunningham is Tiny Miss Mount Vernon 2014

Winners in the Tiny Miss Mount Vernon division were Meredith Mears, Lilly Ann Ellis, Kember Cunningham, Abigail Harrison, and Briahna Walker.Winners in the Tiny Miss Mount Vernon division were Meredith Mears, Lilly Ann Ellis, Kember Cunningham, Abigail Harrison, and Briahna Walker. Miss Cunningham was crowned Tiny Miss Mount Vernon

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Gala headliners

The Austin Lounge LizardsThe Austin Lounge Lizards will be the featured performers for Mount Vernon Music’s annual Gala on Saturday, September 6 at the Music Hall at 402 Leftwich.

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Kaleigh Copeland is Little Miss Mount Vernon 2014

Winners in the Little Miss Mount Vernon division were Sherilyn Stinson, Emerson McCammant, Kaleigh Copeland, and Daliana Latortue.Winners in the Little Miss Mount Vernon division were Sherilyn Stinson, Emerson McCammant, Kaleigh Copeland, and Daliana Latortue. Miss Copeland was crowned Little Miss Mount Vernon

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Music Gala tickets now available

The Austin Lounge Lizards, “the most laughable band in America,” will have people rocking and rolling with laughter at Mount Vernon Music’s annual Gala on Saturday, September 6 in The Music Hall, at 402 Leftwich St.

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Macee James is Petite Miss Mount Vernon 2014

Winners in the Petite Miss Mount Vernon division were Claire Addison Rutledge, Milo McCamant, Macee James, Gracie Proctor, and Abigail Counts.Winners in the Petite Miss Mount Vernon division were Claire Addison Rutledge, Milo McCamant, Macee James, Gracie Proctor, and Abigail Counts. Miss James was crowned Petite Miss Mount Vernon

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Craft show at library

Calling all creative people! The Franklin County Library wants to display your work. The library staff will be accepting any and all arts and crafts from Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 5.

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Morgan Mayes is 2014 Young Miss

Winners in the Young Miss Mount Vernon division were Jayda Hammond, Morgan Mayes, and Chloe Gruber. MissMayes was crowned Young Miss Mount VernonWinners in the Young Miss Mount Vernon division were Jayda Hammond, Morgan Mayes, and Chloe Gruber. MissMayes was crowned Young Miss Mount Vernon at the 46th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, August 9 in the school auditorium.

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