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Red Cross information meeting this week

An information meeting for those who might be interested in becoming Red Cross volunteers will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 22 at Calvary Chapel at 411 N. Van Buren in Mount Pleasant.

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Olinger receives award in essay contest

Mark Olinger of Mount Vernon was among the recently announced award winners of the Cold War essay contest sponsored by the John Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute.

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Gann receives quilt

Matt Gann received a quilt from Wynell GaddisMatt Gann received a quilt from Wynell Gaddis of Winfield. He was a police officer in Winfield prior to the department closing, and he stopped by her home regularly to check on her.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Time for hearts, flowers, onions, potatoes and greens

It is that time of year for hearts, flowers, and onions, potatoes, and greens! Yes, you heard me correctly!

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BOC honors Hargrave, Rose, Fountain, and veterans of color

Tina Rose, Patricia Hargrave, Keitron Fountain, and Connie Rhymes-Johnson were honored at the annual Black Onyx Club banquetThe Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Patricia Hargrave, Tina Rose, and Keitron Fountain for their service to the community

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Celebrating 108 years of serving our youth, community

Boy Scouts of America has been repeating its mission, to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law, for the past 108 years in the U.S.A.

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The Holbrook grand opening Sunday

A grand opening celebration for The Holbrook house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 18. Light refreshments will be served.

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Disciple Now

More than 115 students participated in the 14th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist ChurchMore than 115 students participated in the 14th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

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