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FCAA to present Marketing Workshop

A One-day WordWyse Marketing Workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, February 25 at the Cultural Arts Center on Rusk St. in Mount Vernon.

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Library to have free movie days

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be hosts for two free movies next week. The Queen of Katwe starring Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo will be shown at the Franklin County Library at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday February 23.

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Rhymes-Johnson is speaker for Black History Month program

Connie Rhymes-JohnsonConnie Rhymes-Johnson, an area educator and president of the local area chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the featured speaker at the 10th annual Black History Month program.

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Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award presented to Koecher

Quentin V. KoecherThe Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) conferred upon Quentin V. Koecher, the prestigious Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Monday, February 13, at the Rural Heritage Museum in Pittsburg.

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Library’s fine forgiveness is a “Sweetheart of a Deal”

The Franklin County Library has a sweetheart of a deal for patrons from now through the end of February.

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Chamber banquet tickets available

Tickets for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet are now available at the Chamber office on Kaufman St., as well as First National Bank locations, and Guaranty Bank and Trust.

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Take action of the heart: give blood in February

February is known for Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month. Carter BloodCare encourages eligible blood donors to take an action of the heart and help others by giving blood.

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Giving from the heart

Samantha Dean literally gives from the heart to help others as she donates blood on Saturday, Feb. 4.Samantha Dean literally gives from the heart to help others as she donates blood on Saturday, Feb. 4. She is assisted by Abby Hilliard in the Carter Blood Care mobile lab,

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SWEPCO donates to food bank

SWEPCO’s Manager / External Affairs for the Texarkana Region Jennifer Harland presented a check for $500 to the Community Food Bank of Franklin County,  represented by their treasurer Dorothy Young and services coordinator David ChaneySWEPCO’s Manager / External Affairs for the Texarkana Region Jennifer Harland presented a check for $500 to the Community Food Bank of Franklin County,

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