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Our Lady of Guadalupe feast planned for Sunday, Dec. 12

The  celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas and protector of the unborn, is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 9.

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First National Bank of Mount Vernon wins first place at Christmas parade

First National Bank of Mount Vernon Christmas parade floatThe float for the First National Bank of Mount Vernon was awarded the first place prize in the business category at the 73rd annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Win the Window promotion underway

A “Win the Window” opportunity is being provided by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Business Association this holiday season.

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Nominations sought for Christmas lighting contest

Many homes and businesses have begun stringing lights and setting up Christmas decorations.

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Locals selected for RYLA, past participant invited as leader

Four junior students from Mount Vernon High School have been selected to participate in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp in February 2013.

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“A Night Before Christmas” dinner

“A Night Before Christmas” dinner with entertainment is set for Friday evening, Dec. 7.

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Winfield Christmas Parade Saturday

The annual Winfield Christmas Parade will be at 2:30 p.m  Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Alzheimer’s group to meet Thursday, Dec. 6

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6

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Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

Jaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorationsJaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorations at the Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

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