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Cap Herman Tourney played at Sulphur Bluff

The Sulphur Bluff basketball teams were hosts for the Cap Herman Tournament December 11-13. Kendra Jock and Justin Goldsmith received the Sulphur Bluff Cap Herman Award.

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Let us go a caroling

Members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Troop 271 sang Christmas carols to residents and staff at Mission Manor Nursing Home and Mount Vernon House, an assisted living facility.Members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Troop 271 sang Christmas carols to residents and staff at Mission Manor Nursing Home and Mount Vernon House, an assisted living facility.

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Surratt retirement reception Thursday

A reception honoring retiring Pct. 2 Commissioner Donnie Surratt will be Thursday, December 18 be from noon to 1 p.m. at the Community Center at the Franklin County Airport, off CR NW1030.

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Early deadlines apply for Optic-Herald editions

The Mount Vernon Optic-Herald will observe early deadlines for the next two editions of the newspaper for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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Holiday boxes for troops

Cody and Jill Weaver and her brother, Jace Cooper, above, were the organizers for the holiday boxes for troops effort.Sixteen standardized mail boxes were packed with an assortment of goodies and requested necessities for U.S. Troops deployed in Afghanistan. The labor of love was part of the community holiday event at the Hagansport Community Center Saturday, December 13.

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Richard Zachary to be honored at retirement reception Friday

Richard ZacharyRichard Zachary, general manager for the Cypress Springs Special Utility District, will retire at the end of the year after 30 years with the district.

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Blood drive to help Dejah Arnold

Area residents are being asked to help save lives and the cost of blood products already received by 12 year-old Dejah Arnold, who is again battling cancer.

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Dejah blood drive, stem cell drive meeting, set

An organizational meeting for volunteers in conducting a stem cell donor drive to find a matching donor to help save the life of 12-year-old Dejah Arnold has been planned tonight. A blood drive to help Dejah is Monday.

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Local Farm Bureau has 34 yrs. of growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized this week for 34 years of continuous gain in memberships. County Farm Bureaus across the state were recognized for membership achievements

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