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Gekiere named as a 2020 Five Star Wealth Manager

Roger GekiereRoger Gekiere has been selected as a Five Star Wealth Manager for 2020. He has received this award for seven years.

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Live/work zoning adopted, first application fails

The Mount Vernon City Council adopted the live/work zoning overlay for the historic downtown business district, but failed to approve the first application for such use at its Tuesday, October 13 meeting.

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Adopt a Pet

Katelyn Green, founder of New Favorite Day Dog Rescue, brought a black lab and information about her rescue operation to the Coldwell Banker Realtors Adopt a Pet eventKatelyn Green, founder of New Favorite Day Dog Rescue, brought a black lab and information about her rescue operation to the Coldwell Banker Realtors Adopt a Pet event on Saturday, October 10. Several pets were adopted during the event.

Ribbon cuttings - Woods photography

Ashley Woods Photography celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 8.Ashley Woods Photography celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 8.

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Blood drive

Brent Templeton is one of two donors to give double platelets during a blood drive Saturday, October 10.Brent Templeton is one of two donors to give double platelets during a blood drive Saturday, October 10.

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Ribbon cutting - Animal Protection League

The Animal Protection League’s mobile veterinarian clinic ribbon cuttingThe Animal Protection League’s mobile veterinarian clinic celebrated joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 6.

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Trick-or-Treat event set Oct. 31

The annual community Trick-or-Treat event has been set for Saturday, October 31. The event will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Franklin County Sports Complex located on CRNW 1030, just west of Hwy. 37, approximately two miles north of Mount Vernon.

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Alamo museum Halloween Party set

The 15th annual Halloween Party at the Alamo Mission Museum has been set for Saturday, October 31. The party will include games, a costume contest for kids, adults, and dogs, and hot dogs.

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Best Campsite

The Juarez family decorated their stew cook-off space with a Halloween themeThe Juarez family decorated their stew cook-off space with a Halloween theme and won the certificate for Best Campsite

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