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Christmas parade Saturday, holiday activities planned

The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas parade will travel the streets of Mount Vernon at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7.

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Christmas decoration

City employees work to hang Christmas banners on Main St.It is gradually beginning to look like Christmas around downtown Mount Vernon.

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Anna Hood named Paul Harris Fellow

Anna Hood receives Paul Harris Fellow award  presented by Rotarian Neil ScottAnna Hood was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club at its meeting Friday, November 22, and a special $500 contribution was made toward Bountiful Place restoration.

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Ladies Night Out event tonight

A Ladies Night Out shopping event is tonight, Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will be centered around downtown Mount Vernon with local businesses staying open late.

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State Park sponsors Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park is having their eighth annual Christmas in the Park event on Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Medical benefit

Karrie and Chris DeLoach were joined by Haley Marrs, and Heath, Hallie and Dawson Hicks during a benefit fund raiser for Zach DonaldsonKarrie and Chris DeLoach were joined by Haley Marrs, and Heath, Hallie and Dawson Hicks during a benefit fund raiser for Zach Donaldson Saturday, November 23.

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Greer retirement announced, Cooper promoted

Ken GreerAlliance Bank announced last week that Ken Greer would be retiring at the end of 2019, and that Frankie Cooper has been promoted to Market President - Mount Vernon.

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Thanksgiving food boxes

Volunteer Seth Letot places a box of food into a vehicle for a food bank client.Volunteer Seth Letot places a box of food into a vehicle for a food bank client. For the fourth year in a row, employees from Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center donated food items to create 157 boxes to help local families with an extra donation for the Thanksgiving season.

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Food basket collections continue

The annual Christmas for All food baskets collections are continuing.

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