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Purley Memorial Day Sunday

A memorial service for the Purley Cemetery Association is scheduled for Sunday, June 3, at Purley Baptist Church

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Blood drives this week

Two separate blood drives will be conducted this week in Franklin County by Carter Blood Care.

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Mount Vernon Optic-Herald open house Thursday

Everyone is invited to an open house from 5-7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, May 31 to celebrate the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald’s 60th year of operation by members of the Bass Family.

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Memorial program

Memorial programSteve Austin, Veteran Service Officer for Franklin and Titus counties, spoke to a crowd of approximately 40 people during a Memorial Day program. The event was conducted on the downtown plaza on Monday, May 28.

Rhoades reunion set June 2

The descendants of James Quincy and Nancy Ann Rhoades will gather for a reunion Saturday, June 2

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Black Onyx Banquet Friday

A few tickets remain available for the Black Onyx Club Scholarship Banquet, set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 1

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Hagansport Cemetery workday planned

A workday is set for Saturday, June 2 at the Hagansport Cemetery.

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“Bubble Day” June 1

The sixth annual “Bubble Day” sponsored by the Franklin County Library and the Friends of the Franklin County Library, is set for 10 a.m. Friday, June 1

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Donations sought for annual fireworks show on the lake

Donations are being sought to fund the annual Independence Day weekend fire works show on Lake Cypress Springs.

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