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Fish-fry benefits United Way agencies

The Labor Day Weekend fish-fry and kick-off for the annual United Way of Franklin County pledge drive has been set for Saturday, September 2 from 5 to 7 p.m at the Masonic Lodge in Mount Vernon on the south service road of I-30.

All-you-can-eat fried catfish, beans, hush puppies and fries will be served. Donations for the meal will be utilized to benefit the area agencies that provide services to local residents. Get a full list of those agencies in the August 24 issue of the Optic-Herald.