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David Chaney, at left,Bill Germann, Frank Cardinal, Charles O’Neal and David EppersonDavid Chaney, at left, with the Community Food Bank of  Franklin County, accepts 1,326 pounds of food. Bill Germann, Frank Cardinal, Charles O’Neal and David Epperson delivered the food which was collected through the American Legion’s food drive.

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Large crowd gathers for Christmas Parade

Students representing seven years of classes at Mount Vernon Intermediate School celebrated the Campus’ National Blue Ribbon achievement with a blue Christmas float.Students representing seven years of classes at Mount Vernon Intermediate School celebrated the Campus’ National Blue Ribbon achievement with a blue Christmas float.

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Voter registration cards mailed

New voter registration cards were mailed to registered voters earlier last week, according to Sue Ann Harper, voter registrar and tax assessor/collector for Franklin County.

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Christmas Store open today and Friday

The Community Clothes Closet will open the next two days to offer gently used toys and school appropriate winter clothing from its Christmas Store for Community In School (CIS) families

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Deadline Tuesday for Christmas food baskets

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas for All food program is Tuesday, December 8. Applications are available only at the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Scouts visit CAC

Boy Scout Troop 380Boy Scout Troop 380 from St. Andrew’s Methodist Church in Plano visited the Native American art exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center recently. There were a total of 23 Scouts and 11 adults.

Chili eaters wanted at cook-off

A chili cook-off will be conducted on Saturday, December 5, along Kaufman between Main and Scott streets. “We need lots of chili eaters to consume the gallons of chili that will be prepared during the competition,”

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Ice Rink will not open this year

The synthetic ice rink sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce will not open this year as previously reported. Chamber members have not been able to obtain an affordable liability insurance policy to allow the rink to open.

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Route set for Saturday’s annual Christmas Parade

The route for the 77th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 5 was announced this week.The parade will get underway at 11 a.m. A full slate of activities has also been planned

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