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Turtle Derby offers more than just races

There is more to do than just race a turtle at the ninth annual Mid-Summer Bash and Turtle Derby set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Fountain, Templeton, Bell reunion announced

Descendants of the Fountain, Templeton and Bell families will gather for their annual  reunion at the Deer Lake Cabins in Scroggins July 17-19. Events will begin with a fish fry on Friday.

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Talsma attends leadership seminar

Hylke TalsmaHylke Talsma of Franklin County was one of 10 youth delegates sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), to attend the 2015 Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar

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Scavenger hunt tours businesses

Grab some of your closest friends, family members or someone known to be smart to compete for a chance to share $80 in prize money to be awarded in the

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Road trip planned for historical meeting

The bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association will take members on a road trip to the Historical Museum in Mount Pleasant Monday evening, July 6.

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Old Saltillo Memorial Day planned July 19

Plans are under way for the Old Saltillo Cemetery Association’s 2015 Memorial Day program and ­annual business meeting set for Sunday, July 19.  The traditional program will be from

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McConnell, Connor win B3 42 tourney for second year

Larry Wayne McConnor and Anne McConnell, Matt Gerdesand Trey Newsome, and Jody Badum and Tom Holloway were the top three teams at the  42 Tournament.Anne McConnell of Leesburg and Larry Wayne Connor of Cookville joined forces again to defend their title and win the 42 tournament played during the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event

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Randy’s Pigskin 5K runners

Nathan Castro and Rocky ChristenberryNathan Castro and Rocky Christenberry were the only runners to participate in the Randy’s Pigskin 5K Fun Run on Saturday, June 27 as part of the Boots, Brew, and Barbeque event.

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Prepare pet turtles for Alamo’s derby

Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the ninth annual Turtle Derby. The event is planned for Saturday, July 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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