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Jewelry, history, stars featured at luncheon

Jewelry, history, movie stars, literary stars and romance is all rolled into one by Bonny Edmonds. One of her acclaimed Mexican Tales lectures will be featured at the Mount Vernon Main Street luncheon.

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Trick-or-Treat around the Square Thursday, October 31

The annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square will be conducted Thursday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. A video of costumed children will be made that evening. The events are sponsored annually by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Rotary to celebrate 75 years with scholarship dinner

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with a dinner November 16 to raise money for motivational scholarships. The club has provided scholarships to 136 students since 2000

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Wine in the Pines well attended

Darwin and Connie McGill make change and distribute goodie bagsDarwin and Connie McGill make change and distribute goodie bags at one of the four registration tables for the 2013 Wine in the Pines event. More than 1,000 wine glasses were distributed to visitors as they proceeded to the wine tasting area on the downtown plaza in Mount Vernon.

Spratling transformation to be Edmond’s topic at luncheon

The transformation of a tiny village in Mexico under the influence of one American - William Spratling, is the subject of a luncheon program from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2.

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“Ladies Night Out” planned for November 21

The third annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza is being planned for Thursday, November 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon. “We decided to move our event into the downtown area this year,” Crystal Copeland, president of the Downtown Business Association said.

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Stouts Creek group seeking veteran names

The names of veterans buried in the Stouts Creek Cemetery near Saltillo are being sought. Members of the Stouts Creek Cemetery Association are organizing a veterans marker dedication set for 11 a.m. Saturday, November 9.

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Franklin County Library Recipe exchange November 5

The Franklin County Library will have their third annual Holiday Craft Show and Recipe Exchange on Tuesday, November 5. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. at the library. Members of the community are encouraged to attend the event and to bring a dish to share and a copy of the recipe.

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Deadline Monday for event registration

The 23rd annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square is set for Thursday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon. The evening of safe fun for area toddlers through pre-teenage children is sponsored by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce,

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