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Birthday party

Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.

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Shooting sports program organizing

The Shooting Sports program of the Franklin County 4-H Chapter will have an organizational meeting with dinner provided at the Hagansport Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 12.

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Sign up tonight for Scouts, come play with Cubs Saturday

Boys ages six to 18 and their parents are invited to come register the boys for the Boy Scouts of America’s scouting program at a rally on Thursday, September 7.

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Prayer on the square planned September 17

The third annual Prayer on the Square event has been set for 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 17 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Wood County Beekeepers to meet

The monthly meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5 at the First National Bank Community Room, 315 North Main Street in Winnsboro.

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Ag groups collecting for storm victims

The Mount Vernon Veterinary Clinic, the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County, and local FFA Chapters are teaming up to help provide items to FFA Chapters that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Benson to bring cereal history tour to Monday meeting

Paul Benson Professor Paul Benson will present a “nutty” narrative about how breakfast food came into existence as the program for the bi-month meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, September 4.

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Ross to speak at Alzheimer Support Group meeting

John Ross, an eldercare lawyer from Paris, will be the guest speaker at the Alzheimer Support Group meeting.

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Cub, Boy Scout rally for registrations September 7

The annual School Night Rally to sign-up new recruits for Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout dens is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, September 7 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium.

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