A variety of exhibits will be available to the public at the museums in Mount Vernon on Saturday, Dec. 5. The Department 56 Snow, Christmas, and Dickens villages will be on display at the Old Depot Museum.
Harvest House Ministries and First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon are teaming up for the fifth year to provide backpacks for 500 homeless men and women in Dallas as a part of the “Backpacks of Love” program.
Many homes and businesses have begun stringing lights and setting up Christmas decorations. The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for any location in the county which has a beautiful display for their annual lighting contest.