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Visit with Santa and reindeer

Trinity and Kaiden Rodgers visit with Santa in his sleighTrinity and Kaiden Rodgers visit with Santa in his sleigh. Santa and his reindeer made a stop at Tom Scott Lumber Yard to allow area children a chance to share their Christmas wish list with Santa and to pet the reindeer on the nose on Thursday, December 20. 

Mark Hymer named a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Mark Hymer was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Mount Vernon Rotary ClubMark Hymer was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club in informal ceremonies at the club’s annual Christmas gathering Friday evening, December 14, in the home of Rex and Carolyn Tillery.

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Disc golf project support okayed, forwarded to council

Support of the production of the World Amateur Doubles Disc Golf Tournament based upon economic development funds generated for the local economy was approved by members of the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation (MV-EDC) in their board meeting Monday night.

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Vote was “no”

The Economic Development Corporation Board’s vote was incorrectly reported after no clarification was given when a verbal statement announcing an abstention was made in the meeting.

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Nominations open through chamber for community honors

Nominations are being accepted for consideration for the Franklin County Man, Woman and Agriculturist of the Year and the Franklin County Hall of Fame awards.

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Miss Mount Vernon group wins top prize at annual Christmas parade

The Miss Mount Vernon Royalty float was named as best overall in The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas ParadeThe Miss Mount Vernon Royalty float was named as best overall in The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas Parade’s contest on Saturday, December 15.

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Retreiver dog test

Grip, a six year-old retriever splashes through a pond to bring a duck to his ownerGrip, a six year-old retriever splashes through a pond to bring a duck to his owner, Katie Brouillette, during the Rose Country Retriever Club’s hunting test at Selah Ranch Sunday, December 9.

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Parade winner

Members of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County portray a scene from The Christmas Story for their floatMembers of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County portray a scene from The Christmas Story for their float in the annual Christmas parade Saturday, December 15. The group won the Family Feud category.

Food baskets to be distributed Saturday, Dec. 15

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to  qualified preregistered applicants between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 15. Saturday’s distribution will be from the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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