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PTO festival

August Whitaker dodges as Jonathan Pearce pulls a fish from the pond at the annual Mount Vernon PTO Fall Festival.August Whitaker dodges as Jonathan Pearce pulls a fish from the pond at the annual Mount Vernon PTO Fall Festival.

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Blood drive set Nov, 10

The Mount Vernon church of Christ will be the sponsor for a Carter Blood Care blood drive on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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NETO to open soon, needs pounding

The NETO Meal Center is in need of an old-fashioned pounding or maybe a little bit of a house warming.

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Sulphur River has Play Day finale

Brooksey Crow presents plaques to participants at the  Sulphur River Cowboy Church Play Day finale.The Sulphur River Cowboy Church Play Day finale was conducted on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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Christian women retreat

Christian women retreatA group of about 40 local women participated in the Christian Women’s Retreat sponsored by members of the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Entries sought for cooking contest at Alamo Mission

Entries are being sought for the crock pot stew and pumpkin baking contests at the Alamo Trade Day on Saturday, Nov. 10.

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Wagon train leaving

Students at Saltillo ISD watched and waved goodbye to Bob Kearney, Billy Cowley, and his friends as they left for their fourth annual wagon train ride Students at Saltillo ISD watched and waved goodbye to Bob Kearney, Billy Cowley, and his friends as they left for their fourth annual wagon train ride on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

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Bryan, Pynes top racers in Cub Scout Raingutter Regatta

Levi Stinson, son of Joy Stinson and Jake Stinson, puckers up to blow his boat to the finish lineAustin Bryan and Dillon Pynes took first place in their respective divisions at the annual Raingutter Regatta

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Halloween contests, treat stop registration deadline is Monday

The 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square is set for Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon.

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