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Distinguished Service Award honors historical commission

Paul Lovier, Elease Hubbell, B. F. Hicks, Mary Lou Mowery, Lillie Bush-RevesThe Franklin County Historical Commission, and its nonprofit association, was recognized by the Texas State Historical Commission. The Distinguished Service Award was formally presented by Judge Paul Lovier during the Monday, July 28 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

The local commissionis one of  87 of Texas’ 254 county commissions to earn the award. The Texas Historical Commission presents Distinguished Service Awards to recognize high-performing county historical commissions that report a wide range of preservation accomplishments. For more details about the award, see the July 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.