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Vote for local food bank for donation

Franklin County residents are urged to help the Community Food Bank of Franklin County to receive a charitable donation from Guaranty Bank and Trust (GBT).

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Ladies Night Out

Kendra Daugherty receives a goodie bag from Carolyn Teague and Teresia WimsKendra Daugherty receives a goodie bag from Carolyn Teague and Teresia Wims at the registration table for the Ladies Night Out event on Thursday, December 8. More than 75 customers braved the cold weather to visit the 13 vendors at the event.

Polar Express

Mamoun Awad, Zoe-Ann Phillips, Kami Labutis, and Jayden Phillips settle in to watch the Polar Express movie at the Old Depot Museum on Sunday, December 4.Mamoun Awad, Zoe-Ann Phillips, Kami Labutis, and Jayden Phillips settle in to watch the Polar Express movie at the Old Depot Museum on Sunday, December 4.

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Angel gifts, food baskets to be distributed this week

Angel tree gifts and holiday food baskets as part of the Christmas for All project are set to be distributed this week.

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Food baskets to be distributed next week

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to qualified applicants between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 17.

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Ice skating fun

Skaters have fun on the synthetic ice rink provided by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.Skaters have fun on the synthetic ice rink provided by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. More than 387 people have taken advantage of the rink located on Scott St. one block south of downtown Mount Vernon.

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Winter coat distribution set

The Winter Bundle drive has collected lots of coats and mittens over the past four weeks and will be distributing the items on Saturday, December 10.

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Reed assumes duties as manager for county historical association

Gail ReedGail Reed of Mount Vernon assumed duties as manager/coordinator for the Franklin County Historical Association last week.

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First National wins top prize at parade

The children of bank employees dressed as characters from Peanuts’ Charlie Brown Christmas with Snoopy dressed for the holidays.First National Bank took first place and a $400 prize in the annual Christmas parade, Friday, December 2, 2016. The children of bank employees dressed as characters from Peanuts’ Charlie Brown Christmas with Snoopy dressed for the holidays.

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