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Saltillo community homecoming set

The Saltillo Community Homecoming will be Sunday, October 9 in the Saltillo School Cafetorium. A social time will begin at 10:30 a.m. with coffee served.

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Fall clean-up ends in city, gets started in county

The city’s portion of the Fall Clean-up concludes this Saturday, while portions of the county clean-up do not begin until Saturday, Octember 8.

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City Cemetery Association to meet

The annual general membership meeting of the Mount Vernon Cemetery Association will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 5 in First National Bank’s Century Room,

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Counter-terrorism agent to speak at Rotary Oct. 7

Laura Burns, Supervisory Special Agent over the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Counter-terrorism #1 Squad (CT-1) in Dallas, will be the guest speaker for the Friday, October 7 meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.

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Show of support

Students in the pre-kindergarten class at Rainbow Connection created a poster and delivered a tray of cookies to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office last week.Students in the pre-kindergarten class at Rainbow Connection created a poster and delivered a tray of cookies to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office last week. The kids wanted to show their appreciation of the work of local officers.

Cub Scout adventure

The boys made small boats and raced them in a rain gutter.A Cub Scout Adventure Day was celebrated on the downtown plaza last week. The day of fun was for prospective and registered Cub Scouts. The boys made small boats and raced them in a rain gutter. They also played various games with their siblings.

CountryFest celebration next week

The 42nd annual CountryFest celebration is just one week away. The event will be Saturday, Oct. 8 with activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Hopewell Cemetery Association to elect officers

The annual meeting of the Hopewell Cemetery Association will be at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, at the cemetery grounds FM 21/CR SE4235.

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Area beekeepers to meet

A meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the BTH Bank Meeting Room, 210 South Main Street in Winnsboro.

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