Texas AgriLife Extension Service will offer a Certified Food Manager Course in Franklin County. The two-day course will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 3 and 4. The site of the classes is the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, located off Hwy. 37 in Mount Vernon. For more information, see the March 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.