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Nationally sanctioned 42 tourney sign-up under way

Registration for the Mount Vernon 42 Tournament is underway. The event has been set for Saturday, November 15 in conjunction with the Boots, Brew and BBQ event weekend.

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Holiday ice skating rink to open, partner organizations sought

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is making plans for its second annual ice skating rink and is looking to partner with clubs and non-profit organizations to operate the rink and to split the proceeds.

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Programs to honor veterans

Four public programs will honor veterans of the U.S. Military on or before the traditional Veterans’ Day Tuesday, November 11. All local veterans, their family members and community members are encouraged to attend one or all of the public programs.

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Motivational scholarship costs rising

With more than $32,000 expended for scholarships in 2013 alone, the Mount Vernon Rotary Club is hoping for exceptional community support for its scholarship fund raising gala.

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Customer appreciation

Guaranty Bank and Trust showed appreciation for their customers with a cook out for lunch on Friday.Guaranty Bank and Trust showed appreciation for their customers with a cook out for lunch on Friday. The bank served approximately 300 hamburgers with chips and drinks.

Angel Trees need to be planted

Angel Trees need to be planted at churches, businesses, and civic organizations for the toy and clothing portion of the Christmas For All program. The trees are for groups of Angels that are being adopted by these groups.

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Wing Ding Thing entries open now

Entries are being sought for the third annual Aggie Ring Wing Ding Thing set for Saturday, November 8 at the Trey Deuce. There will be a $50 cash prize awarded for the best chicken wings.

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Which one to pick?

An abundance of cakes were available to choose from at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry and Fall carnival’s cake walk An abundance of cakes were available to choose from at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry and Fall carnival’s cake walk on Saturday, November 1.

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Enter games, booths at Alamo Trade Day

Friends and families are urged to make plans now to enter the free Redneck Games at 1 p.m. at the annual Alamo Trade Day event set for Saturday, November 8.

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