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Meredith filming interviews to preserve memories

Ray Loyd Johnson, Michael MeredithTiger Tales is a new film project for Michael and Amit Meredith, and they were in town last weekend filming in an attempt to preserve Mount Vernon history.

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CountryFest booth space deadlineFriday

Local area vendors and nonprofit organizations who wish to avoid a late fee for a booth location at the 2018 CountryFest have until Friday, September 28 to complete their registration form and make full payment.

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Registration open for CountryFest Stew Contest

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce 34th annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is set for Saturday, October 13. The contest will be located on Houston St. again this year.

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VanDeaver’s “Listening Tour” at high school next Thursday

Mount Vernon High School’s Lecture Hall will be a stop on State Representative Gary VanDeaver “Fall Listening Tour” on Thursday, September 27.

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Handicapable Rodeo Friday

Almost 600 participants and teachers have signed up to join the fun at the 15th annual Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 21, at the Double R Boys Ranch (the previous Dukes Arena) which is located at 1278 CR SE3285 just south of Mount Vernon.

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First responders to compete in Build a Better Burger contest

First responders will battle for bragging rights in the “Build a Better Burger” cooking contest set for Tuesday, October 2, at pavilion at Little Creek Park for a National Night Out event.

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Memorial for WWI veteran planned at Weaver cemetery

Corporal McCordThe family of Esca McCord is planning a memorial time for the World War I veteran at the Weaver Cemetery at 11 a.m. Saturday September 22.

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Marie Latortue named administrator at Mount Vernon House

Marie LatortueMarie Latortue was promoted to be the Administrator at Mount Vernon House on September 1.

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Build a Better Burger contest set for National Night Out

A hamburger cook-off will highlight activities at a National Night Out event set for Tuesday, October 2 at pavilion at Little Creek Park.

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