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Fall classes to be offered at library

Registration is open for a series of computer classes that will be offered at the Franklin County Library this fall. They will be every Tuesday for six weeks starting Tuesday, September 16 at 5:30 p.m.

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Volunteers needed for Handicapable Rodeo

Volunteers are needed  in a variety of capacities for the annual Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo on Friday, September 19 at the Duke Riding Arena on CR SE3285.

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Filling the trays

Glenda Christenberry pours freshly fried catfish into serving trays from a bagGlenda Christenberry pours freshly fried catfish into serving trays from a bag delivered by Jacob Karlovich as Kathy Moore dons plastic gloves to begin serving at the United Way Fish Fry at the Masonic Lodge on Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Workshops made possible by Edge initiative, state library

Julie Baxter, assistant library director, instructed a workshop on Microsoft Excel for 10 Franklin County employees from six different offices using the library’s newly acquired mobile computer lab.

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Rededication ceremony set for courthouse

Save the date! The re-dedication of the historic 1912 Franklin County Courthouse has been set for Saturday, September 20. The formal re-dedication ceremony will be at 11 a.m. in the district courtroom of the courthouse’s third level.

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CountryFest 2014 booth reservations open

Booth space for the 40th annual CountryFest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 11, 2014 is open to all. Reservations are being accepted on a first come, first served basis.

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Career, resource expo set for Sept. 9

Each year, hundreds of job seekers attend the annual Career and Community Resources Expo.  This year’s expo will be from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 9 at the Hopkins County Civic Center.

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Participants compete for ranking and prize money

The stock provided by the Wing Rodeo Company gave the contestants tough competition during the two day run of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Rodeo.

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Rodeo royalty

Jocee Neal, Bugz Panther and Rebekah McQueenJocee Neal, at left, was crowned the 2014 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Queen during the Labor Day Weekend Rodeo on Sunday, August 31. Bugz Panther, center, was crowned Junior Queen, and Rebekah McQueen will serve as Little Miss.

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