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Deadlines loom for CountryFest events

The deadline to reserve booth space at the 38th annual CountryFest celebration has passed, but there is still time to register for both the Car Show and the 5K run.

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Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show Saturday, October 6

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.

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Sports complex manager sought

Franklin County’s Sports Complex Board of Directors is looking to hire a manager  for the sports complex.

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Scout fun day

Youngsters watch intently as they launch a home made water bottle rocket.Youngsters watch intently as they launch a home made water bottle rocket.

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Franklin County Libraries Pinterest party

More than 30 people attended the pinterest party at the Franklin County LibraryMore than 30 people attended the pinterest party at the Franklin County Library on Thursday, Sept. 20. Those attending the party sampled recipes from pinterest and shared craft ideas.

Fall mixer set for Chamber of Commerce

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Fall Mixer will be conducted at Logan’s Pointe Apartments

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Blood drive Oct. 1 for Dillard

A blood drive in honor of Tim Dillard of Mount Vernon will be from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at Lowe’s Distribution Center in Mount Vernon.

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Rural Beauty Spot for September 2012

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the residence of Bill and Barbara ThomasThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the residence of Bill and Barbara Thomas

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American Legion makes donation

American Legion Post, Auxillary, and Sons of the American Legion Post 243 made a $1,000 donation to the Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc.The American Legion Post, Auxillary, and Sons of the American Legion Post 243 made a $1,000 donation to the Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc.

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