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Sixth annual Veterans Appreciation program set

There will be a recognition of local area veterans in the Rose Mary Jennings Hall of the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center at 4 p.m. Saturday, November 12.

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Call out for help with U.S. flag detail

The Veterans Day weekend is just a few days away; so, it is time for the community U.S. Flag Detail to organize.

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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.

Robles to speak at Scholarship dinner

Pete Robles will be the guest speaker at the celebration of service by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 5 at 6 p.m.

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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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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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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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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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