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Voter registration cards mailed

New voter registration cards were mailed to registered voters earlier last week, according to Sue Ann Harper, voter registrar and tax assessor/collector for Franklin County.

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Deadline Tuesday for Christmas food baskets

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas for All food program is Tuesday, December 8. Applications are available only at the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Early Christmas fun

 Kim Davis helps a customer with her Rodan and Fields line of merchandise.Christmas was celebrated early with vendors, hot beverages and lots of good cheer. Kim Davis helps a customer with her Rodan and Fields line of merchandise. A total of eight vendors set up around the plaza, plus anchor stores remained open during the event on Friday, November 20.

Chili eaters wanted at cook-off

A chili cook-off will be conducted on Saturday, December 5, along Kaufman between Main and Scott streets. “We need lots of chili eaters to consume the gallons of chili that will be prepared during the competition,”

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Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire Revival

Pastor Pepper Puryear leads a prayer on Saturday, November 21, the first night, of the Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire Revival.Pastor Pepper Puryear leads a prayer on Saturday, November 21, the first night, of the Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire Revival. The three night event was scheduled to be on the downtown plaza,

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Route set for Saturday’s annual Christmas Parade

The route for the 77th annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 5 was announced this week.The parade will get underway at 11 a.m. A full slate of activities has also been planned

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Food basket registration deadline next Tuesday

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas for All food program is Tuesday, December 8. Applications are available only at the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Kidsafe safety event kick off set

The kick off for a five-day Operation Kidsafe event in Mount Vernon will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 5 during the annual Christmas Festival in the Centrury Room.

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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 26. Everyone in the area is invited

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