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Jordan home wins in-town lighting contest

Jordan home wins in-town lighting contestThe home of Mike and Janet Jordan was the in-town winner for the 2012 Christmas Decorating Contest.

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First Christmas

Santa Claus snuggles closely with 15 week old Emerie Ayla Grace Dunlap.Santa Claus snuggles closely with 15 week old Emerie Ayla Grace Dunlap.

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Nativity scene

Nativity sceneMembers of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church constructed a stable from cedar trees at the front of their property on Hwy. 37 during the last weekend of November.

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Writer’s workshop set for January 12.

The Franklin County Library, the Franklin County Arts Alliance, and the North East Texas Writers’ Organization have teamed

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Distribution Tuesday of remaining Angel Gifts

The remaining Christmas For All Angel Gifts are to be distributed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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Black Onyx scholarship fund-raiser successful

“A Night Before Christmas Dinner” fund-raising event was termed successful by officers with the sponsoring Black Onyx Club of Mount Vernon.

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“Kitchen Shower” for meal center Tuesday, Dec. 18

A “Kitchen Shower” for the Senior Citizen Meal Center is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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Providence Cemetery Association receives donations

Providence Cemetery Association recently received donations for the additional construction of the cemetery’s wrought iron fence.

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2012 Poster contest winners announced

First National Bank 2012 Poster Contest WinnersWinners in the 31st annual Mount Vernon Elementary School Poster Contest were announced on Thursday, Dec. 6

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