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Large crowd gathers for Trick-or-Treat on the Square

The Watson family wore a variety of costumes to the annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square on Halloween night.The Watson family wore a variety of costumes to the annual Trick-or-Treat on the Square on Halloween night.

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Polio eradication

Members at the Mount Vernon Rotary Club each donated $26.50 to the Polio Plus for eradication efforts at the group’s Friday, October 21 meeting.Members at the Mount Vernon Rotary Club each donated $26.50 to the Polio Plus for eradication efforts at the group’s Friday, October 21 meeting.

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Youth rodeo at arena Saturday

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse will be hosts for the first of five youth rodeos this Saturday, October 29. The first event will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena on Hwy. 115.

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Stew on the square

Billy Jordan dishes up some of his awarding winning stew for Jackie Carlson on the downtown square on Monday, October 24.Billy Jordan dishes up some of his awarding winning stew for Jackie Carlson on the downtown square on Monday, October 24. The event was a fund raiser for the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

Banquet to raise scholarships funds set

The annual Rotary Club banquet to honor Rotarians, their accomplishments during the past year, and to raise funds to support their motivational scholarship has been set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 5.

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Rotary Scholarship dinner set, proceeds to support students

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be Saturday, November 5. Proceeds from the event will be utilized to support the club’s motivational scholarship program.

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Road signs keep disappearing

Groups of road designation, directional, speed limit, and hazard signs continue to disappear from various portions of rural Franklin County and are feared to soon cause disastrous results during an emergency.

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Trick-or-Treat on the square Monday

The 26th annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square will be Monday, October 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be candy stops at the businesses around the square and numerous trick-or-trunk stops around the plaza.

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Additonal sewerline work possible with available funds

Additional sewerline work of up to $1.1 million may be possible with current available funding, Chris Aylor with KSA Engineers, Inc. stated at the monthly meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council last week.

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