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Animated windows, decorated trees to be revealed this week

More than 20 decorated windows, many of them animated, will be unveiled in Mount Vernon at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.

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Door to door collection successful

Members of Cub Sout Pack 271 and their parents gathered Saturday, Nov. 17 to collect food door to door.The Scouting for Food door to door food drive last Saturday was termed successful with just under 1,100 pounds of food collected

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Methodist church to serve Thanksgiving meal Thursday, Nov. 22

A free community Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center at noon, Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.

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Winfield seeking entries for 2012 Christmas parade

Members of the Winfield Volunteer Fire Department are seeking entries for their annual Christmas Parade

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Veterans served cake

Student Council members Cynthia Vargas and Kelby Holt served cake and refreshments to veterans Kin Lester, Clint Hopkins, and Billy RichardsStudent Council members Cynthia Vargas and Kelby Holt served cake and refreshments to veterans Kin Lester, Clint Hopkins, and Billy Richards

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Chili cook off registration underway

Registration is underway for the fourth annual chili cook off as part of the annual Christmas Festival on Saturday, Dec. 1

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Vendor booths planned for festival

Vendor booths will be offered in conjunction with the annual Christmas parade by the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Local Relay for Life receives award

Relay For Life of Franklin County for 2012 received the third place regional award for per capita contributions.

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Redneck games conducted at Alamo Mission Museum

Brooklyn Brashear releases her pumpkin in the “chunkin” event.Brooklyn Brashear releases her pumpkin in the “chunkin” event.

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