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Plaza Christmas Celebration Friday

The holiday season is coming early to downtown Mount Vernon with a Plaza Christmas Celebration the evening of Friday, November 20 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Events at the Cultural Arts Center

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Serving others

The employees at Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center are gathering food to supply 800 families in need with a Thanksgiving meal in Franklin, Titus and Hopkins counties.The employees at Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center are gathering food to supply 800 families in need with a Thanksgiving meal in Franklin, Titus and Hopkins counties. Members of the weekend shift

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100th Birthday celebration

Noline Long visits at her 100th birthday celebration on Saturday, November 7 with Saundra and Charles Dunn.Noline Long visits at her 100th birthday celebration on Saturday, November 7 with Saundra and Charles Dunn. More than 125 people stopped by the First Baptist Church’s Community Room to wish her well.

Children’s Native American day set

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA)  is combining with the Alamo Mission Museum (AMM) for a Children’s Native American Day on Saturday, November 21 at the museum.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 19, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Customer appreciation

Staff members at Guaranty Bank and Trust filled plates with fresh grilled hamburgers, chips and cookies during their customer appreciation dayStaff members at Guaranty Bank and Trust filled plates with fresh grilled hamburgers, chips and cookies during their customer appreciation day on Friday, November 6. More than 400 patrons took advantage of the free lunch in the bank’s parking lot.

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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Blood donors honor veterans

The blood drive sponsored by the church of Christ on Saturday, November 7 was successful with 22 units of blood donated, plus another five people who were unable to donate.

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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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