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Stew Contest entry deadline approaches

The deadline to enter the 35th annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is Friday, October. 11. Thus far, two beef and two chicken contestants have paid to register for the contest, several more have announced their intentions to cook.

“We really need to secure as many cooking teams as possible,” Chamber manager Diane Newsom said. This is a fund raising event for the  Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. It will be on Houston St. between Main and Scott streets. The event is conducted annually in conjunction with the CountryFest celebration. For more information, see the October 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.