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Memorial service Sunday for Purley Cemetery

The Purley Cemetery Association will have a memorial service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, June 5 at Purley Baptist Church.

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Bethel Cemetery memorial service set

A memorial service for the Bethel Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 5. Brett Burnett will be the guest speaker. For more information, see the June 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Marchand appointed as CIO of Jordans

Jordan Health Services recently announced the appointment of David Marchand as their Chief Information Officer.
He has over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, designing and building innovative solutions for the healthcare, financial services and telecommunications industries.

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Rhoades reunion announced

Descendants of Jim and Nancy Rhoades will gather for their annual reunion at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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Friendship Cemetery meeting planned

The annual meeting of the Friendship Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the cemetery.
Everyone with an interest in the cemetery is encouraged to attend. Financial records will be distributed at the meeting.

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Housing finance workshop planned

A housing finance workshop will be offered free to the public on Tuesday, May 31 at the Century Room at 112 Kaufman St.

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Yard of the Month

Felix R. Sanchez accepted the Yard of the Month honor from the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.Felix R. Sanchez accepted the Yard of the Month honor from the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. The yard at 300 Keith St. in Mount Vernon is filled with a variety of plants and a bevy of flowering rose bushes. Call 903-537-4365 to nominate a yard for next month.

Lovelace, Loveless, Dickens reunion Saturday

The Lovelace, Loveless and Dickens reunion will be May 28, 2016 at First Baptist Church Community Room, three blocks south of the square in Mount Vernon.

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Talsma in ICU, fund raisers set

Jouwert TalsmaJouwert Talsma is currently in ICU at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, and several fund raisers have been planned to help cover medical and living expenses for his family. He has been diagnosed as having Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

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