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Ring Wing Ding raises $600 for scholarships

Judges and cooks in Ring Wing DingJudges and cooks paused for a photo at the Ring Wing Ding competition

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Community Thanksgiving service Monday, Nov. 19

The annual Community Thanksgiving Church Service in Franklin County is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Avenue of Flags dedicated at Mount Vernon City Cemetery

Avenue of Flags dedicated at Mount Vernon City CemeteryThe “Avenue of Flags” honoring deceased veterans buried at the Mount Vernon City Cemetery was dedicated during a ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12.

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Optic to publish early for Thanksgiving, Monday, Nov. 19

The Mount Vernon Optic-Herald will publish early the week of Nov. 19 in order for the papers to be in the mail before the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The post office will be closed Thursday.

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Pinterest Party tonight, Thursday, Nov. 15

A Pinterest Party will be conducted by the Franklin County Library at the Cultural Arts Center at 5:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Scouting for Food pick up Saturday, Nov. 17

Members of Cub Scout Pack 271 of Mount Vernon will be “Scouting for Food” Saturday, Nov. 17.

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Volunteers needed to dress animated windows

Volunteers are needed to help with the animated Christmas window project.

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Legion to serve Thanksgiving meal

Members of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary, Post 243 will be hosts for a community Thanksgiving Dinner Friday, Nov. 16.

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2012 Christmas parade planning commences

Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is around the corner, and planning for the annual Christmas parade has commenced.

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