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Kid fish event Saturday

The seventh annual Franklin County Kids Fish Day will be Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event will be at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm off Hwy. 37 south of Mount Vernon.

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Relay for Life set Friday

The annual Franklin-Wood County American Cancer Society Relay for Life will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, April 21.

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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension is recognizing April as National Distracted Driving Awareness month, a time to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.

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Regional water group needs members

Nominations are being sought to fill eight positions on the North East Texas Regional Water Planning Group serving the 19 counties in north east Texas including Franklin, Titus, Red River, Hopkins and Wood counties with terms starting in September 2017.

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Mike McCrary to speak at Genealogy on Monday

 Mike McCrary from DeKalb, Texas, will be the guest speaker at the Franklin County Genealogical Society monthly meeting.

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Master Gardners’ Expo announced

The Cypress Basin Master Gardeners will have its eighth annual Plant Sale and Gardening Expo from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on May 6,

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Guthrie benefit successful

Auctioneer Colby Parker of Sulphur Springs kept bids and auction items moving after the hamburger dinner Saturday eveningAuctioneer Colby Parker of Sulphur Springs kept bids and auction items moving after the hamburger dinner Saturday evening, April 8.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Relay for Life luminaria available

A special luminaria ceremony during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Franklin and Wood Counties remembers those lost to cancer and honors those who have battled and won.

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