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CountryFest celebrating 45th year all day Saturday

The annual Key Club CountryFest in Mount Vernon will celebrate its 45th year Saturday, October 12. Festivities begin at 6 a.m. with the setup of stew cook-off contestants.

An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. on the north side of the plaza, and vendor booths will open at 9 a.m. See the special section inside the October 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for coverage of this annual event.