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New year, new changes at Cypress Basin Hospice

With 2018 coming to an end and 2019 on the horizon, Ashley Jordan, RN, BSN, CHPN and current Interim Executive Director/Clinical Director of Cypress Basin Hospice recently announced personnel changes.With 2018 coming to an end and 2019 on the horizon, Ashley Jordan, RN, BSN, CHPN and current Interim Executive Director/Clinical Director of Cypress Basin Hospice recently announced personnel changes.

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“Book a Librarian” for tech needs

Did you get a new electronic device for Christmas, or just need help using one you already have?

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Vote was “no”

The Economic Development Corporation Board’s vote was incorrectly reported after no clarification was given when a verbal statement announcing an abstention was made in the meeting.

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Stocking winner

Courtney Peugh, from the Franklin County District Clerk’s office, receives a $50 Brookshire’s gift certificate from Sheriff’s Deputy James Hawkins for creating the winning entry in the County’s decorated stocking contest.Courtney Peugh, from the Franklin County District Clerk’s office, receives a $50 Brookshire’s gift certificate from Sheriff’s Deputy James Hawkins for creating the winning entry in the County’s decorated stocking contest.

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Miss Mount Vernon group wins top prize at annual Christmas parade

The Miss Mount Vernon Royalty float was named as best overall in The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas ParadeThe Miss Mount Vernon Royalty float was named as best overall in The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas Parade’s contest on Saturday, December 15.

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Visit with Santa and reindeer

Trinity and Kaiden Rodgers visit with Santa in his sleighTrinity and Kaiden Rodgers visit with Santa in his sleigh. Santa and his reindeer made a stop at Tom Scott Lumber Yard to allow area children a chance to share their Christmas wish list with Santa and to pet the reindeer on the nose on Thursday, December 20. 

Parade winner

Members of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County portray a scene from The Christmas Story for their floatMembers of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County portray a scene from The Christmas Story for their float in the annual Christmas parade Saturday, December 15. The group won the Family Feud category.

Mark Hymer named a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Mark Hymer was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Mount Vernon Rotary ClubMark Hymer was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club in informal ceremonies at the club’s annual Christmas gathering Friday evening, December 14, in the home of Rex and Carolyn Tillery.

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Disc golf project support okayed, forwarded to council

Support of the production of the World Amateur Doubles Disc Golf Tournament based upon economic development funds generated for the local economy was approved by members of the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation (MV-EDC) in their board meeting Monday night.

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