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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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“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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Dr. Ron Clinton to speak at Rotary Club Scholarship Gala

Dr. Ron Clinton, executive vice president for instruction at Northeast Texas Community College, will be the featured speaker for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club’s Scholarship Gala set for Saturday, November 15.

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Barbecue for all

Brad Hyman chops the meat and Brett Jones warms tortillas for brisket tacosBrad Hyman chops the meat and Brett Jones warms tortillas for brisket tacos served on the downtown square during the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event Saturday, November 15.

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Scouting for Food drive Saturday

The annual “Scouting for Food” collection of non-perishable food items in Mount Vernon will be Saturday, November 15. Items collected will be used for the 2014 Christmas for All Food Baskets.

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Main Street Alliance By-laws changes approved by council

Changes in the by-laws of the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance were approved at the Monday night, November 10 meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council. Carolyn Teague, manager for the city’s Main Street program,

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Redneck games played at Alamo

Trystan Burton prepares to let his pumpkin fly as his sister, Ayla, balances a pumpkin on her head Trystan Burton prepares to let his pumpkin fly as his sister, Ayla, balances a pumpkin on her head during the sixth annual Redneck Games which were conducted at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, November 8.

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Booth deadline for Ladies Night looms

The deadline to reserve booth space for the fourth annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza is Monday, November 17. The event will be Friday, November 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Friday deadline to apply for gift help from Christmas for All

The deadline to apply for help from the clothing and toy (Angel Gifts) portion of the Christmas For All program is Friday, November 14. Completed forms must be turned in at the Mount Vernon Elementary School office by the deadline.

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