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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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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.

Join in Cowboy Challenge Friday, Toys for Tots Trail Ride Saturday

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse is getting into the spirit of Christmas with a Cowboy Challenge on Friday night, November 14 and a Toys for Tots Trail Ride the morning of Saturday, November 15.

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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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Street dance Friday night, music on stage Saturday

The Cole Scoggins Band will be playing for the Boots, Brew and Barbeque (B3) street dance at the square in downtown Mount Vernon Friday night,

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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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Nationally sanctioned 42 tourney sign-up under way

Registration for the Mount Vernon 42 Tournament is underway. The event has been set for Saturday, November 15 in conjunction with the Boots, Brew and BBQ event weekend.

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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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Holiday ice skating rink to open, partner organizations sought

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

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