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Bolton wins Ms. Senior Classic

Nancy BoltonNancy Bolton of Sulphur Bluff was awarded the title of 2012 Ms. Texas Senior Classic Saturday in Plano.

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United Way fish-fry Saturday, Sept. 1

The United Way of Franklin County will provide an all-you-can-eat catfish dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at the lodge on Saturday, Sept. 1.

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Rodeo weekend has something for everyone

A member of the All American Cowgirl Chicks performs a pyrotechnic stunt  during the 2011 Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo.A ten gallon hat full of activities is planned around the annual Labor Day Rodeo this Friday, Saturday and Sunday,  Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 in Mount Vernon.

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Rodeo royalty contestants compete

Franklin County Sheriff's posse Rodeo Queen and princess contestants Sixteen girls seek four titles in the Sheriff’s Posse queen and princess contests.

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Robinson third in world at horse show

Trent Robinson of Scroggins, won third place in the two-year-old yearling mares divisonTrent Robinson of Scroggins, won third place in the two-year-old yearling mares division of the 2012 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. 4

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Lunches of Love back to school party

Tristan Ranis, at left, and Kevin Castro getting their hair cut at Lunchs of Love back to school partyMore than 150 students attended the Lunches of Love Back to School Party on Thursday, Aug. 23 at the First United Methodist Church.

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Ark-Tex Council helps seniors

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging organization offers benefits counseling in  this area.

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Festival to add to rodeo weekend

A barn dance, parade, bean feed, and mini-concert add spice to a fun packed rodeo weekend in Franklin County.

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August Blood Drive

Amanda Hasten gets comfortable as Candace Ryan with the Carter Blood Care mobile clinic makes preparations for a blood donation.Amanda Hasten gets comfortable as Candace Ryan with the Carter Blood Care mobile clinic makes preparations for a blood donation.

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