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Stew Contest entry deadline approaches

The deadline to enter the 33rd annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is Friday, October 13. Several people have already registered for the contest.

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Food & Wine Festival being finalized

Plans are being finalized for the Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival with a meeting of committee chairs and sub-committee chairpersons set for 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 10 at City Hall.

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Cannon benefit

A crowd of more than 350 people gathered for the Kathy Cannon benefit on Saturday, September 30A crowd of more than 350 people gathered for the Kathy Cannon benefit on Saturday, September 30 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Trick-or-Treat at square planned

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is registering participants for the 2017 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square, which has been set for Tuesday, October 31.

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Tailgate party set prior to game

A Tiger Tailgating party has been set prior to the football game against Commerce on Friday, October 6.

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Burrows assumes Huffstetler’s practice

Dr. Jonathan BurrowsDr. Jonathan Burrows has assumed the dental practice of Dr. Don Huffstetler as of Monday, September 25.

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Local ministry supplying water purification units to Puerto Rico

John McAuley, Bob Pierson, Kenny Spurlin and Randy Burrow from First Baptist Church in Winnsboro and Nelda Crocker from New Hope Baptist Church in Scroggins volunteered last week to prepare buckets for use in water purification. After the devastation from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, one of the most critical needs in Puerto Rico is access to clean water. A local group has stepped up to help.

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Annual celebration next week

The 43rd annual CountryFest celebration is just one week away. The event will be Saturday, October 14 with activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Harvey relief

Zander Redar, Jose Arzola, Josh Finney, Caleb Davila, and Paul Tullis deliver donations to a Hull Daisetta ISD staff member on Saturday, September 23.Zander Redar, Jose Arzola, Josh Finney, Caleb Davila, and Paul Tullis deliver donations to a Hull Daisetta ISD staff member on Saturday, September 23.

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