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Wine in the Pines Friday and Saturday

Plans are in the final stages for the 2012 Wine in the Pines Event. It is set from 5-9 p.m. Friday night, Oct. 26 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Paper quilt winners announced

Virginia Dillard views the paper quilts on display at the Old Depot MuseumVirginia Dillard views the paper quilts on display at the Old Depot Museum during CountryFest.

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Games, booths, cook offs set for Alamo Trade Day

A fun filled day of events has been planned at the Alamo Mission Museum for Saturday, Nov. 10.

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Franklin County Chamber Mixer Tuesday Oct. 9

Chamber MixerCade Hohenberger draws for a door prize with Chamber Manager Diane Newsom, Tuesday Oct. 9 at Logan’s Point Apartments. Approximately 20 people attended the Chamber Mixer. Brookshires provided the refreshments.

Price, Collins first to finish CountryFest 5K

Landon Price was the first to finish the CountryFest 5K.Landon Price was the first person to finish the CountryFest 5K.

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Alamo to have costume contest

Parents are urged to plan now to enter their child in the peoples choice costume contest at the annual Halloween Party and Hayride

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Adams to speak at meeting

Cathie Adams will be the guest speaker a the monthly meeting of the Republican Women of Northeast Texas

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Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

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Silent auctions marked as success

The annual silent auctions at the CountryFest on Saturday, Oct. 13 were successful and drew many buyers to the square. For more information, see the Oct. 18 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.