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Locals selected for RYLA, past participant invited as leader

Four junior students from Mount Vernon High School have been selected to participate in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp in February 2013.

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Winfield Christmas Parade Saturday

The annual Winfield Christmas Parade will be at 2:30 p.m  Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Fall colors

 Crepe Myrtles around the base of the Mount Vernon Water Tower turned beautiful colorsThe Crepe Myrtles around the base of the Mount Vernon Water Tower turned beautiful colors during the long Thanksgiving weekend.

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Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

Jaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorationsJaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorations at the Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

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Route set for Saturday’s annual Christmas Parade

The route for the 73rd annual Christmas Parade set for Saturday, Dec. 1 was announced this week.

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2012 Angel gift adoptions still needed

Angel gift adoptions are slow this year, but changing hourly. At press time there were 139 Angel Gift children identified and 33 still in need of adoption.

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Franklin County Food bank donation

Tall Tree Ladies Coffee Club donated $500 to the Community Food Bank of Franklin CountyMembers of the Tall Tree Ladies Coffee Club donated $500 to the Community Food Bank of Franklin County

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Chili eaters wanted for cook off

A chili cook-off will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 1 in the fountain parking lot at the corner of Kaufman and Scott streets.

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2012 Ladies night out

Ladies night out - Mount VernonSeveral ladies investigate the door prizes at the second annual Ladies Night Out event

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