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Thanksgiving dinner set at Veterans of Foreign Wars

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3992 will be hosts for a community Thanksgiving Dinner Saturday, November 22.  Serving begins at 6:30 p.m. at the post hall on FM 3122, just west of FM 3007.

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Legion to serve Thanksgiving dinner

Members of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary, Post 243 will be hosts for a community Thanksgiving Dinner Friday, November 21.

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Coffee service

Main Street Manager Carolyn Teague delivers hot coffee to vendors at the November Second Saturday event.Main Street Manager Carolyn Teague delivers hot coffee to vendors at the November Second Saturday event. More than 10 vendors braved the chilly temperatures and offered a variety of goods and hand made items for sale.

Genealogy meeting

Kenlea Richards, Helen JonesKenlea Richards and her mom, Helen Jones, spoke to the Franklin County Genealogical Society about their recent trip to Germany to research their family history.

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Ben Newcomb claims 2014 Aggie Ring Wing Ding title

Ben Newcomb, First Place Winner; Robin Simmons,  Second Place; and Keely Sheets, Third Place.Ben Newcomb took the top honors at the  third annual Aggie Ring Wing Ding Thing on Saturday, November 8. The event raised almost $500 to help fund a college graduation ring for a local area Texas A&M student.

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AARP to meet November 18

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 at the Senior Citizens Center. Paul Fletcher will be the host.

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Real Estate Open House Saturday

The Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance members will serve as hosts for a Real Estate Open House for downtown property from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 15.

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Start family research at genealogy meeting

Bring your laptop, tablet or other mobile device and start your family history journey at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society at 7 p.m. Monday, November 17.

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Holiday on Ice Rink opens Friday

The Mount Vernon Holiday on Ice Skating Rink sponsored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will open Friday, November 14 at 6 p.m.

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