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Veterans Day to be topic of Genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, November 16 at 7 p.m. Observing Veterans Day will be the topic of a presentation

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Punkin’ Chunkin’ fun, music, and motorcycle rally Saturday

Punkin’ Chunkin’, music and a motorcycle rally will top the list of activities at the Alamo Mission Museum on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14. The afternoon activities will include a

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Holiday ice skating rink to open, partner organizations sought

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is making plans for its third annual ice skating rink and wants to partner with clubs and non-profit organizations to operate the rink and to split the proceeds.

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Aggie Ring Wing Ding Thing Nov. 14

The fourth annual Aggie Ring Wing Ding Thing at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon in Mount Vernon has been set for Saturday, November 14. This year’s event will include a chicken wing cook-off

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Enter games, booths at Alamo Trade Days

Friends and families are urged to make plans now to enter the Redneck Games at the annual Alamo Trade Days event set for Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14 at the Alamo Mission Museum (AMM).

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Angel Tree request deadline this week

The Angel Gift portion of the Christmas for All project application deadline is Friday and Saturday. Completed applications must be turned in at the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center

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Meal center open for lunch, Tai Chi classes

The Mount Vernon Senior center is open for weekday lunches and is now offering Tai Chi classes. The meal center is continuing to serve meals to seniors and friends. The meal is free for those age 60 and over.

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Wing Ding Thing entries open now

Entries are being sought for the fourth annual Aggie Ring Wing Ding Thing set for Saturday, November 14 at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon. Prizes will be awarded for the best chicken wings.

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North Franklin fish fry changed

The date for the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry has been changed to November 21. The date was pushed back two weeks due to scheduling conflicts. See the November 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more  information.