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Diamond Anniversary

At left, District Commander Larry Levi awards a certificate to Post Commander David Hallman.Members of VFW Post 3992 recently celebrated 75 years of serving local veterans with a banquet for their Diamond Anniversary.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe procession conducted

A procession as part of the local celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of GuadalupeA procession as part of the local celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas and protector of the unborn, wound through the streets of Mount Vernon on Sunday, December 8.

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Purley plans Chili Dinner

The Purley Volunteer Fire Department has planned a Chili Dinner fund raising event for Saturday, December 14, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Julann Boatner presents program at Shakespeare Club

Julann Boatner was the guest speaker for the monthly meeting of the Mount Vernon Shakespeare Club on Thursday, November 21.

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Children’s Christmas party Friday, December 13

Members of  the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary for Post 243 will be hosts for a Children’s Christmas party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 13, at the post hall on CR SE4265, south of FM 21.

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Officer installation at Genealogy meeting

Franklin County Genealogical Society will have the installation of officers at the monthly meeting on Monday, December 16.

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Seven facts about the winter solstice

Nocturnal animals and human night owls may rejoice during the winter solstice. On the winter solstice, people can witness the Earth’s longest night and shortest day of the year for their respective hemispheres.

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Chamber hiring an office manager

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications and resumes to fill their Office Manager position.

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Tips for Christmas tree recycling

When choosing a real Christmas tree for holiday celebrations, consumers should think about the many ways that trees can be repurposed after the holiday season.

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