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Angel numbers up, Christmas Store next week

The number of Angels needing adoption is up from this time last year, according to Amy Ford, coordinator for the gift portion of the Christmas for All project.

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Applications being accepted for food baskets

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas for All food program is Tuesday, December 13.

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Christmas festival fun planned downtown

A variety of activities are being planned for the Christmas season in downtown Mount Vernon from December 1 through December 10.

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Library friends to show Mr. Church movie

There are seats available to view the movie Mr. Church that will be presented by the Friends of the Franklin County Library at 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, December 1.

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Ice Rink opening

Tiny Miss Mount Vernon Braylea Brown and Little Miss Mount Vernon Tara Richard joined the fun at the opening of the synthetic ice rink on Friday, November 18.Tiny Miss Mount Vernon Braylea Brown and Little Miss Mount Vernon Tara Richard joined the fun at the opening of the synthetic ice rink on Friday, November 18.

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Christmas parade Friday, holiday activities planned

The annual Christmas parade will kick off holiday activities at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 2. The route of the parade will be completely different this year.

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Thanksgiving food baskets

Members of the Lowe’s RDC distributed 75 Thanksgiving meal baskets to clients of the Community Food Bank of Franklin County on Friday, November 18.Members of the Lowe’s RDC distributed 75 Thanksgiving meal baskets to clients of the Community Food Bank of Franklin County on Friday, November 18.

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HOME construction contract awarded to Whitaker Homes

Whitaker Homes of Paris, Texas was the successful bidder for the home program contract with the City of Mount Vernon.

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“Christmasland” opens Friday, Nov. 25

The Alan Screws family will open their “Christmasland - the North Pole of Texas” display for the 2016 holiday season on Friday, November 25.

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