Marilyn L. Russell of Midland, Tex., and a member of Franklin County Genealogical Society since 2002, was the winner of the Franklin County Genealogical Society’s quilt fund-raiser.
Don and Katie Patterson of Dike will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 at the Sulphur Bluff Community Center. See the Jan. 21 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.
The Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center, NETCAC, will conduct their third annual “Boot Scootin’ For Kids” benefit on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a pork loin dinner followed with live entertainment at 7 p.m. by Mahoney Road. For more information, see the Jan. 21 edition of the Optic-Herald.
Jim Cleveland will be the guest speaker at the first American Association of Retired Persons meeting for 2010 at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Senior Meal Center on Taylor St. Mr. Cleveland will be representing the Child Protective Services group at the meeting. See the Jan. 21 edition of the Optic-Herald for more details.