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Rex Tillery named local club’s Rotarian of the Year 2013-14

Rex Tillery was named Rotarian of the Year 2013-14 for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.Rex Tillery was named Rotarian of the Year 2013-14 for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club. The award was made as part of the club’s annual Scholarship Gala Saturday, November 15.

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McConnell, Connor team up to win 42 tournament

Players draw team number from a hat held by Trey Newsom.Players draw team number from a hat held by Trey Newsom. Anne McConnell and Larry Wayne Connor of Cookville joined forces to win the 42 tournament played in conjunction with the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event.

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Barbecue for all

Brad Hyman chops the meat and Brett Jones warms tortillas for brisket tacosBrad Hyman chops the meat and Brett Jones warms tortillas for brisket tacos served on the downtown square during the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event Saturday, November 15.

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Standing Firm Mount Vernon event planned on square

A praise and worship service organized by the Church Without Walls (CWW) group will be Saturday, November 22 on the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Main Street Alliance By-laws changes approved by council

Changes in the by-laws of the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance were approved at the Monday night, November 10 meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council. Carolyn Teague, manager for the city’s Main Street program,

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Trail ride for toys

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse participated in a trail ride to gather toys for the Christmas For All ProjectMembers of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse participated in a trail ride to gather toys for the Christmas For All Project during the freezing temperatures on Saturday, November 15.

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Booth deadline for Ladies Night looms

The deadline to reserve booth space for the fourth annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza is Monday, November 17. The event will be Friday, November 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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“Ladies Night Out” is Friday

Vendors for the fourth annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza will be set up around the downtown Mount Vernon area Friday, November 21. The event will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Dr. Ron Clinton to speak at Rotary Club Scholarship Gala

Dr. Ron Clinton, executive vice president for instruction at Northeast Texas Community College, will be the featured speaker for the Mount Vernon Rotary Club’s Scholarship Gala set for Saturday, November 15.

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