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Rail board meets today

The first meeting of the North East Texas Rural Transportation District’s Board of Directors since early March will be Thursday, May 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the Sulphur Springs City Hall.

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Cemetery Association meetings changed

With consideration to the current situation in dealing with COVID-19 in our state and country, many cemetery associations have made the decision to postpone their annual members meeting.

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Relay for Life rescheduled

The annual Relay for Life annual event has been rescheduled. The original date was May 8 but has been changed to June 12.

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American Legion resumes bingo, karaoke

The American Legion Post 243 opened to the public at noon on Wednesday, May 20.

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Date set cattleman’s conference

The Quad County Cattleman’s Conference is set for Friday, May 15, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension sponsored event will be in a virtual format on the ZOOM platform.

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A reverse icicle

Frozen water shoots up from an ice tray in the freezer at the Optic-Herald office.Frozen water shoots up from an ice tray in the freezer at the Optic-Herald office.

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Brady Romans and Julia Mackey to marry

Brady Romans and Julia MackeyBrady Romans and Julia Mackey announce their wedding set for at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon, Tex.

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Decoration Day at Gray Rock canceled

The annual Gray Rock Cemetery Decoration Day has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The gates will be open on May 16 and 17 so that flowers can be placed.

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Cemetery Association meetings changed

With consideration of the current situation in dealing with COVID-19 in our state and country, three cemetery associations have made the decision to postpone their May members meeting.

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