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Food & Wine Festival dinner, market well received

Visitors to the Mount Vernon Food &Wine Festival chat about wine with members of the Fairhaven Winery on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza.The Mount Vernon Food & Wine Festival was well received by attendees last weekend, with vendors reporting brisk sales making the eighth festival a success for the sponsoring Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance and Friends of Mount Vernon Main Street.

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Samaritan Shop to reopen

The Samaritan Shop will celebrate its re-opening with a come-and-go time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 1. The shop will be open to customers starting Thursday, November 2.

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New shelving to be installed on library’s second floor

New shelving will be installed on the second floor of the Franklin County Library causing several days of closing of the facility over the next three weeks.

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Rotary Scholarship dinner set, proceeds to support students

The Mount Vernon Rotary Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be Saturday, November 5. Proceeds from the event support the club’s motivational scholarship program.

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Auto Lube celebrates Grand Opening Saturday

The Mount Vernon Auto Lube on Hwy. 37 will have a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

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Angel Tree recipient families must be interviewed

Families applying for Angel Gifts through the Christmas for All project must attend an interview session next week and be on free or reduced lunch programs at a Mount Vernon ISD school to qualify for assistantance,

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Wine festival’s Market on Main all day Saturday

Quality wines from 11 wineries from across Texas, culinary demonstrations from five different top winery chefs, and background music from area musicians will merge for Mount Vernon’s eighth fall wine event.

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Trick-or-Treat on the square Tuesday

The 27th annual Trick-or-Treat Around the Square will be Tuesday, October 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be candy stops at the businesses around the square and numerous trick-or-trunk stops around the plaza.

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Bain, Cameron win 42 tournament

Cameron Bain and James HinesFirst time winners Cameron Bain and James Hines were the top team of the day long 42 tournament sponsored by the First National Bank as a part of the annual CountryFest celebration.

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