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Cannon benefit

A crowd of more than 350 people gathered for the Kathy Cannon benefit on Saturday, September 30A crowd of more than 350 people gathered for the Kathy Cannon benefit on Saturday, September 30 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Tailgate party set prior to game

A Tiger Tailgating party has been set prior to the football game against Commerce on Friday, October 6.

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Blizzard winners

Ethyl Dillard, Yolanda B. Stone, Joyce KenemoreEthyl Dillard, Yolanda B. Stone, Joyce Kenemore and Jerry Boyd (not shown) were winners in the local Dairy Queen drawing. They each won a free Blizzard each month for a year.

Local ministry supplying water purification units to Puerto Rico

John McAuley, Bob Pierson, Kenny Spurlin and Randy Burrow from First Baptist Church in Winnsboro and Nelda Crocker from New Hope Baptist Church in Scroggins volunteered last week to prepare buckets for use in water purification. After the devastation from Hurricanes Maria and Irma, one of the most critical needs in Puerto Rico is access to clean water. A local group has stepped up to help.

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Cannon benefit Saturday

A benefit for Kathy Turner Cannon will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 30 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Harvey relief

Zander Redar, Jose Arzola, Josh Finney, Caleb Davila, and Paul Tullis deliver donations to a Hull Daisetta ISD staff member on Saturday, September 23.Zander Redar, Jose Arzola, Josh Finney, Caleb Davila, and Paul Tullis deliver donations to a Hull Daisetta ISD staff member on Saturday, September 23.

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Library receives grant for new shelving

Grants totaling $49,175 were formally accepted by the Franklin County Commissioners Court on behalf of the Franklin County Library at its regular Monday morning meeting this week.

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Fourth HOME Program planned by city

After completing their third round of building replacements for substandard homes, the Mount Vernon City is ready to begin the process for a fourth round of the HOME Program.

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Fifteenth Handicapable Rodeo successful

Ruben Saavedra of Chapel Hill ISD thoroughly enjoys his opportunity to ride the “bull”.Ruben Saavedra of Chapel Hill ISD thoroughly enjoys his opportunity to ride the “bull”. The 15th annual Handicapable Rodeo was attended by more than 800 people.

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