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Deadline is Thursday to request food baskets

The deadline to apply for food assistance in the Christmas for All food program, for those who are not a regular client at the food bank, is Thursday, December 7.

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Doors open for Tour of Historical Homes Sunday

The 1890 Thomas Holder House one of the featured homes on the tour.There’s nothing like a Tour of Homes to tug at heartfelt memories, especially in December. The tour, sponsored by the Franklin County Historical Association, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 3.

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“Christmasland” opens Friday, Nov. 24

The Alan Screws family will open their “Christmasland - the North Pole of Texas” display for the 2017 holiday season on Friday, November 24.

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Christmas parade Friday, holiday activities planned

The annual Christmas parade will kick off holiday activities at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 1. The route of the parade will be completely different this year.

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Merry Christmas pageant titles awarded

Asja Gadlin, Madyson Caldwell, Kadance Carroll, and Claire Rutledge Asja Gadlin, Madyson Caldwell, Kadance Carroll, and Claire Rutledge were crowned 2017 Miss Merry Christmases Saturday evening.

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Burton homes to be featured on holiday tour

Banister houseMembers of the Franklin County Historical Association will be hosts for a Tour of Homes. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 3.

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Haynes-Moore house to be featured on tour of homes

The Haynes-Moore House on Leftwich Street was originally built in 1908 .Members of the Franklin County Historical Association will be hosts for a Tour of Homes. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 3.

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Ladies Night Out planned, vendor registration open now

The seventh annual “Ladies Night Out” shopping extravaganza in the Plaza District will be Thursday, November 30 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Veterans program

Capt. Mike Jenkins, retired, explains the “Missing Man Table” during the Veterans Salute program at the First United Methodist ChurchCapt. Mike Jenkins, retired, explains the “Missing Man Table” during the Veterans Salute program at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday, November 11.

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