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Worship service planned at Good Hope

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will be hosts for a special worship service on Sunday, August 23 at 12:45 p.m. Events will begin with a covered dish meal provided by those who attend.

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Bridge club newly sanctioned by ACBL

The Lake Cypress Springs Bridge Club (LCSBC), has been approved and sanctioned by American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). The first sanctioned game was on August 10.

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DAR member

Kathryn CashKathryn Cash of Franklin County is a new member of the Martha Laird Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was admitted into the NSDAR in February 1986 as a member of the Mesquite, Texas Richard Bard Chapter.

Tittle to speak at Genealogy meeting

Jerry Tittle will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society on Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m Mr. Tittle will talk about “Growing Up in Mount Vernon.”

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Memorial day well attended

Thirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery AssociationThirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery Association on Sunday, July 26 at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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GED, ESL classes forming

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College will offer free General Education Development (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at various locations

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Watermelon Day is Friday, August 7

Free ice cold watermelon will be served to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7 on the square in Mount Vernon.The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Library in observance of National Watermelon Day.

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Watermelon celebrated

Dylan Clinton and Jayden Doss enjoy slices of juicy watermelon on the downtown plaza on Friday, August 7.Dylan Clinton and Jayden Doss enjoy slices of juicy watermelon on the downtown plaza on Friday, August 7. The Friends of the Library provided free watermelon in celebration of National Watermelon Day.

Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day set, Aug. 1

The 58th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Saltillo Community Center. A business meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

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