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Halloween contests, events registration open

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is registering participants for their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2015 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square

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Alamo museum Halloween Party set

The annual Halloween Party and Hayride at the Alamo Mission Museum has been set for Saturday, October 24. The gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and activities will get underway at 7 p.m.

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Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Memorial Day conducted

The Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Association had its annual Fall work day and business meeting on Saturday, September 19. There were 30 people in attendance. Members worked in the cemetery

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Northeast Texas Association of SWCDS to meet

Judon Fambrough, an attorney with the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center will be the featured speaker at the Tuesday, October 20, meeting of the Northeast Texas Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (NETASWCDS).

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Pleasant Hill Farms takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

Young Farmer President Jouwert Talsma presents the first and second place plaques to Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Farms.Young Farmer President Jouwert Talsma presents the first and second place plaques to Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Farms. The Farm earned the top two places for their samples in the

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Quanah Parker to be topic of Genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, October 19 at 7 p.m. Quanah Parker will be the topic of a presentation by Don Easterling. For more information, see the October 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Wood County Electric Coop. meeting Friday

The 77th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 9, at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. All members are invited and

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Food management course being offered

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is offering a two day Certified Food Manager Course in Franklin County on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 20-21, 2015 in Mount Vernon.

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Halloween contests, events announced

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will conduct their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2015 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square on Friday, October 30.

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