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Republican women

Sue Evenwel,  Linda Edmondson, Judy Kent and Sara FrenchThe Republican Women of Northeast Texas recently presented awards to members at their monthly meeting.

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Good Hope Cemetery Memorial Day set

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day service on Sunday, July 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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Clothes closet seeking donations

The Community Clothes Closet is seeking donations of gently used, school appropriate clothing for ages preschool to high school for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Library to provide free ice cream

The Franklin County Library will be celebrating National Ice Cream Month with free sundaes on the downtown Mount Vernon Plaza on Friday, July 25 at 10 a.m.

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AARP to meet July 22

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 at the Senior Citizens Center.

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Web app helps drivers save money, reduce emissions

Keeping vehicles road-ready and saving money at the pump is now easier than ever thanks to a new smartphone Web app from the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Guy installed as Masonic lodge master

New officers for Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691  were installed by Charles McKay of Plano.Bill Guy was installed as the Master of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons on Saturday, July 12, at the local lodge hall.

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Yard of the Month

Richard and Linda Barrett’s residence on Gadlin Street as the winner of the July Yard of the Month award on July 10, 2014.The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recognized Richard and Linda Barrett’s residence on Gadlin Street as the winner of the July Yard of the Month award on July 10, 2014.

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Bryant to speak at genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21. Marynell Bryant from Hopkins County, past president of Texas State Genealogical Society,

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