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Chamber Banquet date set for Saturday, Feburary 2

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce has set the date of the annual membership banquet as Saturday, Feburary 2.

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Churches take prize at Tour of Trees

Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Sulphur River Cowboy Church took top honors in the annual Tour of Trees event.

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Christmas Lighting nomination deadline Monday, Dec 10

The deadline for nominating a favorite home or business for their Christmas decorating efforts is 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10.

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Community in Schools Christmas Store to open

The second annual Community in Schools Christmas Store will be open Tuesday, Dec. 10

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Many angel gift children still need to be adopted

At press time there were 218 Angel Gift children identified and 86 still in need of adoption.

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Food basket request deadline is Tuesday, Dec 11

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas For All program is Tuesday, Dec. 11.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe feast planned for Sunday, Dec. 12

The  celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas and protector of the unborn, is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 9.

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Many gingerbread themed floats in parade

Girl Scouts parade floatGingerbread houses and gingerbread men were present on many of the 45 entries in the annual Christmas Parade

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First National Bank of Mount Vernon wins first place at Christmas parade

First National Bank of Mount Vernon Christmas parade floatThe float for the First National Bank of Mount Vernon was awarded the first place prize in the business category at the 73rd annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

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