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Wood County Electric Coop. meeting Friday

The 77th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 9, at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. All members are invited and

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Halloween contests, events announced

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will conduct their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2015 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square on Friday, October 30.

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Hay Show Saturday

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 3 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.This year, 27 hay and

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Hopewell Cemetery Assn. to conduct annual meeting

The Hopewell Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 11, at the cemetery grounds on FM 21 at the intersection of CR SE4235.

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Saltillo community homecoming set

The Saltillo Community Homecoming will be Sunday, October 11 in the Saltillo School Cafetorium. A social time will begin at 10:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:20 p.m. For more details, see the September 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Stew fund raiser

Linda Bryan serves Minnie Birdsong as cooks Chuck Armstrong and Billy Jordan look onLinda Bryan serves Minnie Birdsong as cooks Chuck Armstrong and Billy Jordan look on at the annual Genealogical Society stew fund raiser on the downtown plaza. Members donated all the ingredients. The giant kettle of stew was sold out and brought in $1064.50 for the group.

Registration now open for 42 Tournament

Advanced registration for  the 28th annual CountryFest 42 Tournament is now underway at any of the bank’s four locations, and must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. Friday, October 9.

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South Franklin plans “Night Out”

The officers and volunteers with the South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department will be hosts for a “Night Out” for those they serve from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 at Station #1,

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Pilots to conduct Young Eagle Day

Local Chapter 1094 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will conduct a Young Eagles Day at the Franklin County Airport on Saturday, October 3.

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