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Genealogy to celebrate Juneteenth

The Franklin County Genealogy Society will celebrate Juneteenth on the downtown plaza as their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 20.

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MOM meeting tonight

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, June 16. The organization serves families of active military personnel in Franklin, Titus, Red River, Morris, and Camp counties.

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Grace Lutheran Church to celebrate 25th anniversary

Grace Lutheran Church will celebrate 25 years of ministry with a special service and meal on Sunday, June 12. The service will begin at 4:30 p.m. with music prior and a catered meal following. For more details, see the June 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Leave wildlife alone

It is not uncommon during the summer months to see what appears to be abandoned fawn deer or fledgling birds in need. That is when humans need to resist the urge to help, according to wildlife experts.

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Clearwater Cemetery meeting planned

The annual meeting of Clearwater Cemetery Association of Franklin County will be Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. at the cemetery pavilion located on CR SE4435.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday,June 16, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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The Lannings are coming to Meadowpark Baptist

The Lannings will be in concert at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 11 at Meadowpark Baptist Church.They will be singing Southern Gospel music during the evening of praise and worship.

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday, June 13 at the Agri-Life Building at 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant. A question and answer session starts at 6:30 pm and the meeting at 7:00 pm.

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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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