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Chamber puts ice rink up for sale

If you want to take a spin on the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s synthetic ice rink, you better do so before the end of the month.

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Celestial Christmas

Rylee Keys flies high above the sanctuary during the First Baptist Church’s Christmas program, Celestial Christmas, as the angel informing the shepherds about Jesus’ birth.Rylee Keys flies high above the sanctuary during the First Baptist Church’s Christmas program, Celestial Christmas, as the angel informing the shepherds about Jesus’ birth.

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Poster contest winners announced

Winners in the 37th annual Mount Vernon Elementary School Poster ContestWinners in the 37th annual Mount Vernon Elementary School Poster Contest were announced on Tuesday, December 5 at the First National Bank of Mount Vernon.

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Food baskets to be distributed this week

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to pre-qualified applicants between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16. Just over 200 food boxes have been prepared for distribution from the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Rainbow Room on social media challenge

The Rainbow Room for the Child Welfare Board has been chosen as a featured charity in Guaranty Bank and Trust’s annual social media challenge.

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Jaggers family honored for 100 years of farm production

Stanley, Lou, Jack, Norma, Butch, and Margie Jaggers at the family home place where the boys grew up.The Jaggers family was recently honored during the Annual Family Land Heritage Ceremony for keeping their property in continuous agricultural production for more than 100 years.

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Moore Ranch honored for 100 years of farm production

Gaylon and Jean Moore were recently honored during the Annual Family Land Heritage CeremonyGaylon and Jean Moore were recently honored during the Annual Family Land Heritage Ceremony for keeping their property in continuous agricultural production for more than 100 years.

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Local Farm Bureau has 37 yrs. of growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized for 37 years of continuous gain in memberships by the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB).

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Christmas parade winner

The Class of 2022, eighth graders at Mount Vernon Middle School, won the School division in the Christmas parade contest with their depiction of the Island of Misfit ToysThe Class of 2022, eighth graders at Mount Vernon Middle School, won the School division in the Christmas parade contest with their depiction of the Island of Misfit Toys from the Christmas animated movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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