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MT. VERNON, MISSOURI

Mt. Vernon, Missouri, is a community of 4,575, situated midway between Springfield and Joplin along Interstate 44. It is the gateway to the Ozark Mountain Parkway, the scenic shortcut to Branson via Highway 265. (Click on the heading for more…)

Updated: August 14, 2012 - 10:38 am
… OUR SCHOOLS

Excellent facilities, excellent administration, excellent teachers, excellent learning opportunities. (Click the heading for more …)

Updated: September 07, 2017 - 10:27 am
… THE ARTS

The arts are alive and well here, where the Mt. Vernon Regional Arts Council sponsors events such as the Not So Square Arts Festival, children’s theater and art exhibits throughout the year. For more information about the organization’s activities, contact Karen Millsap at jmillsap@centurytel.net...

Updated: August 09, 2012 - 2:15 pm
… APPLE BUTTER MAKIN' DAYS

… APPLE BUTTER MAKIN’ DAYS. When autumn begins to turn the world gold, red, yellow and orange, Mt. Vernon, Missouri, celebrates with a harvest festival centered around the old-fashioned tradition of preserving fall’s bounty in the form of spicy apple butter. (Click on the heading for more …)

Updated: August 09, 2012 - 2:17 pm
… OUR BENEVOLENCE

Benevolence begins at home, and Mt. Vernon is generous in providing physical as well as spiritual and emotional aid to those experiencing rough times. The HOPE CENTER (722 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd., Suite A, Mt. Vernon, Missouri) operates as a store where donated new and used items are sold at more tha...

Updated: November 28, 2012 - 9:44 am
… OUR CHURCHES

The spiritual side of our residents is not neglected. Mt.Vernon is home to churches of every major Christian denomination, and the faithful can choose from large congregations of several hundred to smaller groups that number fewer than 50. Local houses of worship range from historic buildings to ...

Updated: August 09, 2012 - 2:17 pm
… OUR GOVERNMENT

That stately building in the center of the Mt. Vernon public square? (Click the heading for more …)

Updated: August 09, 2012 - 2:16 pm
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