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Headstones to be topic of meeting

The Franklin County Genealogy Society members will be hosts for an educational/entertainment presentation entitled Cemetery Headstone Maintenance and Stories from Graveyards Near and Far.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet Saturday, August 17

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 in the parlor at Mission Manor Nursing Home at 501 Yates St. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Republican training

Vivian Rhoades, Precinct 402 Chair, center left, and Everett Walter, center right, attended the Northeast Texas Regional Training for Republican County and Precinct ChairsVivian Rhoades, Precinct 402 Chair, center left, and Everett Walter, center right, attended the Northeast Texas Regional Training for Republican County and Precinct Chairs in Whitehouse Saturday.

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Child welfard board to meet

The new Franklin County Child Welfare Board will meet Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be in the Edward Jones Offices at 112 E Main St in downtown Mount Vernon.

Stouts Creek Cemetery board to meet Saturday, August 3

The 56th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Saltillo Community Center. This is the first year

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“Go Rodeo” festival planned for Labor Day Weekend

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently voted that the fifth annual “Go Rodeo” festival was a go. That action set a variety of activities into the planning stages to augment the Annual Labor Day Rodeo

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Greenwood Cemetery board to meet Saturday, August 3

The annual meeting of the Greenwood Cemetery Association will be Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Baptist Church. A business meeting

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Stouts Creek Memorial Day Saturday, August 3

The 56th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be conducted on Saturday, August 3 at the Saltillo Community Center. This is the first year the

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Pastor Glaeske to be honored with reception

Pastor Vilas GlaeskeMembers of the Grace Lutheran Church of Cypress Springs Village will recognize Pastor Vilas Glaeske’s retirement with a special service, followed by a meal and program, on Sunday, July 28 at 4:30 p.m.

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