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Turtle Derby offers more than turtle races

There is more to do than just race a turtle at the seventh annual Mid-Summer Bash and Turtle Derby set for 7 p.m. Saturday, July 6 at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Campbells plan reunion, Saturday, July 27

A reunion of the descendants and relatives of Norman Campbell and Jewell Floyd Campbell has been planned. The event is set for Saturday, July 27, at the First Baptist Church

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Arthritis seminar planned Saturday, June 29

A free seminar about arthritis and its treatment is open to the public on Saturday, June 29 at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Various forms of arthritis affect

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Navy, Marine Corps shipmates plan reunion

Navy and Marine Corps shipmates are planning a reunion. The reunion targets those who served on the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 between 1944 and 1976 and on the

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Republican Women to meet Thursday, June 27

Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Larry McRae will be the guest speaker at the Republican Women of Northeast Texas meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 27

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Camp Brave Heart registration open

Cypress Basin Hospice is offering Camp Brave Heart – a bereavement camp for ages 6 -14. The free camp combines grief support along with the fun of a recreational day camp.

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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.

Nominations sought for yard awards

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Yard of the Month and Rural Beauty Spot of the Month. This year nominations are being sought

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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.