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Beekeepers to meet Monday

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 8 at the Agri-Life Building, at 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Republican women to collect for military

The Republican Women of Northeast Texas will be collecting donations for military boxes as part of their Christmas Party on Thursday, December 4. The event will be at the Mount Pleasant Country Club at noon.

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Standing Firm

Ainsley and Aubrey Alexander take part in the candlelight portion of the Standing Firm event.Ainsley and Aubrey Alexander take part in the candlelight portion of the Standing Firm event. Just over 100 people attended the Church Without Walls’ event in downtown Mount Vernon on Saturday, November 22.

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Hagansport to send packages to troops

The Hagansport Community is sending holiday packages to military troops. Donations are currently being collected and the packages will be mailed by Monday, December 15.

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Christmas festival registrations continue

Registration for events in conjunction with the 2014 Christmas Festival continue. The theme of  “Jingle Bells and Gingerbread” has been set for the 74th annual parade.

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Christmas parade and chili cook off registration deadlines approaching

Deadlines to take part in the various activities revolving around the annual Christmas Festival are fast approaching. Booths, parade entires, and cook off participation need to be registered by December 3.

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More than $25,000 raised for scholarships

The Rotary Club of Mount Vernon raised more than $25,000 during their banquet and scholarship gala on Saturday, November 15. Proceeds will  benefit the club’s Motivational Scholarship Fund.

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Fire department blood drive set

The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department will be the sponsor for a Carter BloodCare blood drive on Saturday, November, 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Dejah Arnold is battling cancer, again

Family and friends are asking for prayers and support for Dejah Arnold as she faces cancer for the second time in her young life. Miss Arnold, age 12, was recently diagnosed with a mix of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia(AML).

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