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Six record highs recorded in February

Six record highs were recorded during the month of February, which seemed more like spring than winter. A total of 3.24 inches of rain fell in Franklin County during February.

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Bryan, Burns, Belew top overall Pinewood Derby winners

Cameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby racesCameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby races Saturday, February 18 at the First United Methodist Church.

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SAFE-T Agency getting ready for Fun Run

The SAFE-T Agency crisis center is accepting registrations for the fourth annual Super Hero 5K and Fun Run. The event will be Saturday, April 1 at the Danny pavilion in Dellwood park, South Florey Street in Mount Pleasant.

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Account opened to benefit Guthries

An account has been established at First National Bank to benefit Jeff and Melinda Guthrie as he battles for his life.

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Ribbon Cutting

Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.

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KUC food drive

Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank.Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank. This year’s item total of 1,330 surpassed last year’s total 879.

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LaTortues, Turner, Rhymes-Johnson honored

The Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-JohnsonThe Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-Johnson for their service to the community

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Pinewood Derby

Cub Scout Calloway Sinclair leaps for joy as his Pinewood Derby race car wins first place in the speed division for the Bear Den.Cub Scout Calloway Sinclair leaps for joy as his Pinewood Derby race car wins first place in the speed division for the Bear Den.

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Scout Ship attends report to state

left to right, were front row, Alexandra Lamb, Anakin King, Cheyenne King; second row, Paxton Roden, Khristi Shepherd, Jayden Pierce; third row, Michael Perry, Bob Stump, Shelia Slider, John John Shepherd; and back row, Susan Roden, David Perry, John Shepherd.Thirteen crew and adult leaders from Mount Vernon Sea Scout Ship 271 attended the annual Report to State events in Austin on Saturday, February 4.

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