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Join in Cowboy Challenge Friday, Toys for Tots Trail Ride Saturday

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse is getting into the spirit of Christmas with a Cowboy Challenge on Friday night, November 14 and a Toys for Tots Trail Ride the morning of Saturday, November 15.

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Street dance Friday night, music on stage Saturday

The Cole Scoggins Band will be playing for the Boots, Brew and Barbeque (B3) street dance at the square in downtown Mount Vernon Friday night,

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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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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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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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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.