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Light Up A Life campaign honors loved ones in holidays

Cypress Basin Hospice invites families to “Light Up A Life” during the holiday season by participating in the donation campaign that gives families the opportunity to remember loved ones and provide a continued legacy of care in their honor.

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Anderson, Emery are Rotary Students for November

Harley Anderson and Garrett EmeryHarley Anderson and Garrett Emery were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for November 2018 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Christmas parade meeting planned

An information meeting for the annual Christmas parade will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 20 in the Century Room of Kaufman St.

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Dean receives realtor designation

Samantha DeanLocal realtor Samantha Dean recently received the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation.

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Greer to speak at Genealogy Monday

Ken Greer will be the speaker for the November 19 meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society. His topic will be “I Thought Everyone Was Born in Dallas.”

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Thanksgiving Day dinner set

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

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Monday is deadline for Optic for holiday

The deadline for news and advertising will be at noon  Monday, November 19 so that the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald can publish early for the papers to be in the mail before the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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Tom Scott employees certified

Tamra Davila and Pepper Rivers, center, receive certificates upon completing training with the Hillman Group as Auto Key Specialists.Tamra Davila and Pepper Rivers, center, receive certificates upon completing training with the Hillman Group as Auto Key Specialists.

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Food Baskets distributed Friday

Thanksgiving food baskets will be distributed from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, November 16 at the Community Food Bank of Franklin County at 822 Leftwich St., Mount Vernon.

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