The fourth annual Halloween Party / Hayride at the Alamo Mission Museum is set for Saturday, Oct. 24. The party will begin at 6:30 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. Included in the event will be games, a hay ride through the woods,
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will conduct their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2009 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square on Friday, Oct. 30. For more details, see the special CountryFest section in the Oct. 8 edition of the Optic-Herald.
John Stone, Mary Bolin, and Martin Bell competed in the Misster American Legion Pageant. The Sons of the American Legion raised $3,225 for Durrell Stevens at the benefit conducted at the American Legion Post 243 on Saturday, Oct. 3. See the Oct. 8 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information about the event.
The 2009 Saltillo Homecoming will be Sunday, Oct. 11 in the Saltillo School Cafetorium with a program beginning at 10:30 a.m. All former students, residents, and friends are invited to attend with a special invitation to the classes of 1939, 1949, 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999, and 2009, who will be recognized with a class plaque.