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Picnic serving line

A steady stream of people made their way through the hot dog and beverage serving line at the spring picnic of the First National Bank of Mount Vernon.A steady stream of people made their way through the hot dog and beverage serving line at the spring picnic of the First National Bank of Mount Vernon. Approximately 400 attended on one of

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Relay for Life to celebrate living

The eighth annual American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Franklin County is a celebration of cancer survivorship and a fun way to raise vital funds needed to help find a cure for cancer.

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Macon Cemetery meeting May 2

The Macon Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Macon Baptist Church. There are several important issues on the agenda and members are urged to attend. See the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.

Providence Cemetery annual meeting set

The annual meeting of the Providence Cemetery Association has been set for Sunday, May 17 at Providence Church. The day will start with a pot luck dinner at 1 p.m., followed by the annual

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4-H horse judging team members place

Alyssa Blanton, Hannah Penny, MacKenzie BarleyThree members of the Franklin County 4H Club horse judging team placed in the top four of their respective age divisions at the District 4-H Horse Judging contest in Gainsville on Tuesday, April 14.

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Tranquil Cemetery Decoration Day planned

The Tranquil Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3 at the Tranquil Cemetery. A short business meeting will be followed by a guest speaker. For additional information, see the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Fish fry set at Masonic Lodge

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry Saturday, April 25 at the Masonic Lodge Hall. The fish fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening at the lodge hall.

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Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, April 18 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage.

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Marker dedication rescheduled April 25

The  Confederate States of America Southern Cross Dedication for eight Civil War Veterans at the Shelton-Rankin Cemetery in Upshur County, has been rescheduled to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25.

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