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Davis Family in Concert at Calvary Baptist on March 21

The Brad Davis Family will be in concert at Calvary Baptist at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Everyone is invited to attend the concert and fellowship to follow.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is set to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. People should set their clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night to avoid being late for church or other events.

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Genealogy to meet March 16

Kenny Sivard will be the speaker for the Monday, March 16 meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society. See the March 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

Pinewood Derby action

left to right, are Izaiah Williamson, Hunter Watson, and Jackson Storck.Members of Cub Scout Troop 6271 cheer as cars cross the finish line at the annual Pinewood Derby at the Franklin County Airport Community Hall on Saturday, February 29.

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Pinewood Derby check in

Walter Van De Laar and his son, Kayden, watch as Christina Vanlandingham weighs in their vehicles during the check in process at the annual Cub Scout Troop 6271’s Pinewood DerbyWalter Van De Laar and his son, Kayden, watch as Christina Vanlandingham weighs in their vehicles during the check in process at the annual Cub Scout Troop 6271’s Pinewood Derby on Saturday, February 29.

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Garden planning tips for the greatest return

We’ve all done it… gotten overzealous in spring and over planted or planted the wrong varieties for our tastes and needs.

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Bender to speak at meeting

Bobby Bender, hobby beekeeper and Texas Master Naturalist, will be the  speaker at the Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association monthly meeting.

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Master Gardener show planned

The 2020 Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Show has been set for Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Civic Center.

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