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CountryFest celebrating 38th year all day Saturday

A crowd gathers in front of the CountryFest stage to hear the MVISD second grade choirThe annual Key Club CountryFest in Mount Vernon will celebrate its 38th year Saturday, Oct. 13.

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Start now preparing winter pastures

Summer has come to an end and we are now entering the fall months of the year, and before we know it winter will be creeping up on us.

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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce fall mixer Tuesday, October 9

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s fall mixer is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Stew contest entry deadline Wednesday

The deadline to enter the 28th annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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Registration now open for CountryFest 42 Tournament

Advanced registration for  the 25th annual CountryFest 42 Tournament is now underway

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Garretson nominated for prestigious award

Stephen Garretson in his class roomMount Vernon native Stephen Garretson is one of six Texas teachers to be named finalist

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A day at the fair

Heidi and Holly Hemmingsen spent a day at the State Fair of TexasHeidi and Holly Hemmingsen spent a day at the State Fair of Texas last week promoting the idea that people should drink milk.

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Second annual AuthorFest planned by Franklin County Library for CountryFest

The Franklin County Library is planning their second AuthorFest in conjunction with CountryFest on Saturday, Oct. 13

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Deadlines loom for CountryFest events

The deadline to reserve booth space at the 38th annual CountryFest celebration has passed, but there is still time to register for both the Car Show and the 5K run.

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