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New shelving to be installed on library’s second floor

New shelving will be installed on the second floor of the Franklin County Library causing several days of closing of the facility over the next three weeks.

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Auto Lube celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

The Mount Vernon Auto Lube on Hwy. 37 will have a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

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Chester-Dorner team’s stew picked by kids

The Chester-Dorner team’s chicken stew was chosen by a group of children judges as their top pick.The Chester-Dorner team’s chicken stew was chosen by a group of children judges as their top pick.

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Wine festival’s Market on Main all day Saturday

Quality wines from 11 wineries from across Texas, culinary demonstrations from five different top winery chefs, and background music from area musicians will merge for Mount Vernon’s eighth fall wine event.

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Trick-or-Treat around square set

The annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square has been set from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 31.

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Bain, Cameron win 42 tournament

Cameron Bain and James HinesFirst time winners Cameron Bain and James Hines were the top team of the day long 42 tournament sponsored by the First National Bank as a part of the annual CountryFest celebration.

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Fall clean-ups end Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Fall Clean-up concludes this Saturday, while the county clean-up continues until dumpsters are filled.

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Massengill wins the Don Meredith Hometown Award

The Don Meredith Hometown Award, as selected by his son, Michael Meredith, was presented to Garland MassengillThe Don Meredith Hometown Award, as selected by his son, Michael Meredith, was presented to Garland Massengill for his 1956 Ford F100 pickup at the 20th annual CountryFest Auto Show on Saturday, October 14.

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Menu, parings finalized, select vendors still sought

The menu and wine pairings  for the Harvest on Main dinner were finalized at a recent meeting of the Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival’s committee.

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