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Shoemakes plan reunion

The descendants of David and Mattie Shoemake are planning a family reunion. The event is set for Saturday, July 27 at the Hagansport Community Center. For more information, see the June 20 ediiton of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Book signing June 29

The Franklin County Library will be hosts for a book signing for Masika Ray from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29. Ms. Ray will sign copies of her book Boisseau’s Emet Truth. For more information, see the June 20 editon of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Zoofari to visit Monday, June 24

Wild Things Zoofari is set to visit the Franklin County Library as a part of the Summer Enrichment Program at 2 p.m. Monday, June 24. The program will be in the Century Room.

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Eastern Star officers installed

Eastern Star officersOfficers for the Order of Eastern Star were installed at the group’s regular meeting on Tuesday, June 11. The 2013 officers are front row, Kay Howell, Organist; Autumn Aikin, Adah; Pat Cupp,

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet Saturday, June 22

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 in the parlor at Mission Manor Nursing Home at 501 Yates St. For more information, see the June 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lunches of Love to start Monday, July 8

Lunches of Love will begin on Monday, July 8 and continue through Wednesday, August 21. The community ministry provides meals and activities each day from

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Annual Turtle Derby planned

The seventh annual Turtle Derby has been set for Saturday, July 6 at the Alamo Mission Museum. A variety of awards will be presented in conjunction with the Turtle Derby events. There will also

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Liberty Cemetery Decoration Day Sunday, June 23

The annual Decoration Day services at the Liberty Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 23. The event will begin with a business meeting followed by a program presented

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Organic vegetables at Mount Vernon's Farmers Market

Dave Risner assists Ann Adams in selecting organic vegetablesDave Risner assists Ann Adams in selecting organic vegetables at a recent Farmers Market. He offered new potatoes, squash, and onions. Mr. Risner says he is raising kids and crops organically.

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