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CountryFest Stew Contest registration open to all

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce 32nd annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off has been set for Saturday, October 8. The contest will be located on Houston St. again this year.

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“Good Grief” support group to meet

Cypress Basin Hospice in partnership with Tennison Memorial United Methodist Church is sponsoring “Good Grief”, a faith-based support group for those that have suffered the loss of a loved one.

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Marynell Bryant to be speaker at Genealogy

Marynell Anderson Bryant will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society at 7 p.m. Monday, September 19.

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Servers needed at Harvest on Main

Volunteers can be a part of one of the most unique experiences that has never been done in Northeast Texas by helping to staff the “Farm to Table” style five course culinary dining event “Harvest on Main.”

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Prayer on the Square Sunday

A special community call to prayer will be this Sunday, September 18 at 7 p.m. on the downtown Mount Vernon Plaza. The theme of the Prayer on the Square event is One Nation Under God.

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Fund raiser Saturday for children’s events

The Alamo Mission Museum is conducting a fund raising food sales event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 24 in the parking lot at Prosperity Bank at the southeast corner of the intersection of Hwy. 37 and the South service road to I-30.

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Longmire’s “Ruby” to speak to Rotary

LouAnne StephensThe Rotary Club of Mount Vernon is bringing Longmire’s “Ruby” to Mount Vernon. Dallas resident LouAnne Stephens, who plays the flamboyant character “Ruby” in the Netflix series Longmire,

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Library friends to show “Woman in Gold” movie

The Friends of the Franklin County Library will present “Woman in Gold” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. There will be limited seating for this free movie.

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Prayer on the square planned Sept. 18

A Prayer on the Square event has been set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 18 in downtown Mount Vernon. The theme of the event is One Nation Under God.

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