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Marcy’s opens its door for Italian cuisine

Marcy’s Italian Restaurant recently opened in Mount Vernon and brings to Franklin County residents a new cuisine variety to explore. The restaurant is located at 401 Texas Hwy. 37,

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Grief Support Group to meet for six weeks

A Cypress Basin Hospice Grief Support Group seminar entitled, Good Grief, will be conducted at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon in Room 101

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Children’s choirs forming at First Baptist Church

Children’s choirs at the First Baptist Church are forming for the school year for youngsters ages three through the sixth grade. Registration is August 28 at 6 p.m. at the church,

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Blood drive September 5

Mission Manor Nursing Home will be hosts for a Carter Blood Care blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the nursing home at 500 Yates St. The community is encouraged to come and donate blood.

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AARP to meet Tuesday, August 27

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Library with Librarian Lisa Lawrence. For more information, see the Aug. 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Historical Association dinner meeting Monday, September, 2

The Franklin County Historical Association’s bi-monthly meeting will be Monday, September 2, Labor Day, at the Hagansport Community Center on Hwy. 37.

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Moms in Prayer to meet

Moms and grandmothers are invited to an informational gathering to learn more about Moms In Prayer International on Thursday, Aug. 28. This is a Christian ministry where women come together to pray for children and schools. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Heritage recipes sought

Dig out your heritage recipes to share at the upcoming meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association on Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day, at the Hagansport Community Center on Hwy. 37.

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Rutledge quilts on display

Two quilts created by Joy Rutledge of Mount Vernon will be on display in Sulphur Springs for the next two weeks. The quilts were the Viewer’s Choice quilts at the Hopkins County quilt show in 2003 and 2005. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.