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McCrary to talk of steamboats on the Red River Monday

Mike McCrary will share his favorite subject, steamboat navigation of the Red River, at the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, July 3.

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James Wand magic

Darcie Barker helps James Wand put together the face of the evil “Dr. No-No” during a spy magic show on Friday, June 23.Darcie Barker helps James Wand put together the face of the evil “Dr. No-No” during a spy magic show on Friday, June 23.

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Jacksonville princess

Whitney AshleyWhitney Ashley, a fifth grade student at Mount Vernon Intermediate School and 10 year old daughter of Courtney Ashley of Franklin County, was recently crowned at the Miss Rodeo Jacksonville 2017 Princess.

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Liberty Cemetery Memorial Day set

The annual Memorial Day service at the Liberty Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017. The event will begin with a business meeting followed by a program presented by the James and Vicki Anderson.

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Thursday Night Pickers at Genealogy on Monday

The program for the Franklin County Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be presented by the Thursday Night Pickers of the Northeast Texas Dulcimer Chorus.

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Library friends to provide magic show

The Friends of the Franklin County Library will present a magic show featuring James Wand. The show will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 23 in the gym at the First Baptist Church.

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Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, June 3 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage.

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Annual Turtle Derby planned

The 11th annual Turtle Derby has been set for Saturday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Mission Museum. A variety of awards will be presented in conjunction with the Turtle Derby events.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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