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Main Street board draws for terms, seeks two new members

The Mount Vernon Main Street Board began preparation for its reorganization effective January 1, 2015 with drawings for term limits at their monthly meeting Monday evening, November 17.

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Rolfs, Willis, Chancellor, McClardy tops in cookoff

Winners of the Boots, Brew and Barbecue BBQ Cookoff Gary and Debbie Rolf, Oley Willis, Tony Chancellor and Bryan McClardy walked away with the largest purses in the Boots, Brew and Barbecue (B3) BBQ Cookoff last weekend.

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McConnell, Connor team up to win 42 tournament

Players draw team number from a hat held by Trey Newsom.Players draw team number from a hat held by Trey Newsom. Anne McConnell and Larry Wayne Connor of Cookville joined forces to win the 42 tournament played in conjunction with the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event.

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Food collections, sign-ups continue

The organizing and collecting of non-perishable food items for the 2014 Christmas for All Food Baskets continues through the first week in December.

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Standing Firm Mount Vernon event planned on square

A praise and worship service organized by the Church Without Walls (CWW) group will be Saturday, November 22 on the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Cub Scout Raingutter Regatta

Tiger Cub Carson Gilwick, son of Jason and Jeanne Gilwick, blows his sailboat to the finish line Tiger Cub Carson Gelwick, son of Jason and Christine Gelwick, blows his sailboat to the finish line during the Cub Scout, Raingutter Regatta on Monday, Nov. 17. Approximately 30 Cub Scouts participated in the event.

Trail ride for toys

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse participated in a trail ride to gather toys for the Christmas For All ProjectMembers of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse participated in a trail ride to gather toys for the Christmas For All Project during the freezing temperatures on Saturday, November 15.

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Rex Tillery named local club’s Rotarian of the Year 2013-14

Rex Tillery was named Rotarian of the Year 2013-14 for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.Rex Tillery was named Rotarian of the Year 2013-14 for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club. The award was made as part of the club’s annual Scholarship Gala Saturday, November 15.

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“Ladies Night Out” is Friday

Vendors for the fourth annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza will be set up around the downtown Mount Vernon area Friday, November 21. The event will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon.

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