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CountryFest booth, 5K, car show, registration deadlines loom

The absolute deadline to reserve booth space at the 38th annual CountryFest celebration is Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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Smokin’ on the Winfield Rail Saturday

The 10th annual Smokin’ on the Winfield Rail Bar-B-Que Cook-off is Saturday, Sept. 29 in downtown Winfield.

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Alzhemier Support group it meet September 27

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27

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Dairy Queen fan rally

Fox Sports cameraman Jeff Irwin worked up a sweat filming the fan rally at the local Dairy QueenFox Sports cameraman Jeff Irwin worked up a sweat filming the fan rally at the local Dairy Queen on Friday, Sept. 21.

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First National has Fall Picnic

First National Bank employees register community members for prizes at the annual picnicFirst National Bank employees register community members for prizes at the annual picnic Saturday.

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Bouncing ride

Barbara Crowston, left, and Gary McManamy, right, provide bull riding actionBarbara Crowston, left, and Gary McManamy, right, provide bull riding action for a participant at the Handicapable Rodeo event on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Democratic Party to meet September 25

The Franklin County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Mi Casita Restaurant. For more information, see the Sept. 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Prepping for CountryFest

City worker Rocky Bounds hangs a CountryFest banner in front of the Chamber of Commerce.City worker Rocky Bounds hangs a CountryFest banner in front of the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Cooks sought for Smokin’ on the Winfield Rail

Cooks are currently being sought to participate in the 10th annual Smokin’ on the Winfield Rail Bar-B-Que Cook-off set for Saturday, Sept. 29 in downtown Winfield.

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