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Massengill wins the Don Meredith Hometown Award

The Don Meredith Hometown Award, as selected by his son, Michael Meredith, was presented to Garland MassengillThe Don Meredith Hometown Award, as selected by his son, Michael Meredith, was presented to Garland Massengill for his 1956 Ford F100 pickup at the 20th annual CountryFest Auto Show on Saturday, October 14.

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Chester-Dorner team’s stew picked by kids

The Chester-Dorner team’s chicken stew was chosen by a group of children judges as their top pick.The Chester-Dorner team’s chicken stew was chosen by a group of children judges as their top pick.

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Fall clean-ups begin this week

The Fall / fourth quarter clean-up efforts are set to begin county-wide this week with an extended time period at certain locations.

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Trick-or-Treat around square set

The annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square has been set from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 31.

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Area based AMBUS reports on disaster, will be at CountryFest

Texas Emergency Medical Task Force AMBUSA report of the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force AMBUS, based in Hopkins County, was presented to members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club at their meeting October 6.

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Fall clean-ups end Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Fall Clean-up concludes this Saturday, while the county clean-up continues until dumpsters are filled.

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CountryFest celebrating 43rd year all day Saturday

Gail Kerr checks out a colorful stained glass display at the CountryFest celebration.Gail Kerr checks out a colorful stained glass display at the CountryFest celebration.

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Menu, parings finalized, select vendors still sought

The menu and wine pairings  for the Harvest on Main dinner were finalized at a recent meeting of the Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival’s committee.

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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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