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Cowan-Tillman house to be featured on tour of homes

The Cowan-Tillman home was built in 1910 and is a turn-of-the-century Craftsman Bungalow.Members of the Franklin County Historical Association will be hosts for a Tour of Homes. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 3.

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Serving up stew

Janet Middleton receives a quart of stew from Linda BryantJanet Middleton receives a quart of stew from Linda Bryant on the square on Monday, October 30 during a fund raising event for the Franklin County Genealogical Society. The group served up 84 quarts of stew and netted about $950 for the organization.

Final Angel Tree interviews for assistance today

The Angel Gift portion of the  community wide Christmas for All project application deadline is today.

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ALP 243 begins holiday food collections

The Mount Vernon American Legion and Auxiliary to Post 243 began their collection of nonperishable food items for the 2017 Christmas For All program Wednesday, November 1.

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Food & Wine Festival dinner, market well received

Visitors to the Mount Vernon Food &Wine Festival chat about wine with members of the Fairhaven Winery on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza.The Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival was well received by attendees last weekend, with vendors reporting brisk sales making the eighth festival a success for the sponsoring Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance and Friends of Mount Vernon Main Street.

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Dinner celebrates service, commitment to youth

Robyn ScottRobyn Scott will be the keynote speaker at the celebration of service by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 4.

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Samaritan Shop to reopen

The Samaritan Shop will celebrate its re-opening with a come-and-go time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 1. The shop will be open to customers starting Thursday, November 2.

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Large crowd gathers for Trick-or-Treat on the Square

The Arnold family dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz and stopped to visit with SparkyChilly weather greeted the crowd of ghouls, goblins, super heros and princesses to the downtown Mount Vernon square for the 27th annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square.

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Rotary Scholarship dinner set, proceeds to support students

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be Saturday, November 5. Proceeds from the event support the club’s motivational scholarship program.

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