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DAR member

Kathryn CashKathryn Cash of Franklin County is a new member of the Martha Laird Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was admitted into the NSDAR in February 1986 as a member of the Mesquite, Texas Richard Bard Chapter.

Memorial day well attended

Thirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery AssociationThirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery Association on Sunday, July 26 at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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Good Hope Cemetery memorial day service

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day Service at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 26.

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Watermelon Day is Friday, August 7

Free ice cold watermelon will be served to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7 on the square in Mount Vernon.The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Library in observance of National Watermelon Day.

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Kate a perfect pet for Peggy

Peggy and KateKate was dumped on the grounds of the local animal shelter operated by the city’s Mount Vernon Animal Control department last month. It was then that the life of the two year old female white miniature poodle

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Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day set, Aug. 1

The 58th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Saltillo Community Center. A business meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

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Five generations of campers

Mr. Jordan, seen holding his great-grandson, Koltyn Rogers, is seated next to his mother, Lelia Mattingly Jordan Roberts. Third through fifth generations are Lynn Jordan Bates, Myra Hollingsworth, and Addison Minshew and Koltyn.Five generations of the Jordan family, along with friends, gathered for a week of camping, cooking out and homemade ice cream at Twin Oaks Park on Lake Cypress Springs.

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Greenwood Cemetery board to meet Aug. 1

The annual meeting of the Greenwood Cemetery Association will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Baptist Church. A business meeting and financial report will be presented,

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Fun in the sun

Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21.Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21. Youngsters who participated in the Summer Reading Program

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