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Car wash

Cub Scout Kirk Allen-Rosen and Sullivan Belew scrubs the fender of a car while mom Katherine Belew and den leader Stephanie Allen-Rosen help ouCub Scout Kirk Allen-Rosen and Sullivan Belew scrubs the fender of a car while mom Katherine Belew and den leader Stephanie Allen-Rosen help out at the Troop 271 car wash at Brookshire’s on Saturday, July 16.

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Good Hope Cemetery memorial day service

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day Service at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church just south of the cemetery on FM 4315 at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 24.

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Marilyn Joyce to present program at Genealogy

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18. Marilyn Joyce will present the program based on a diary written by Nancy McCowen Roach Tucker in the mid-1800s.

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Summer reading

Alejandro Servin and Jax Gonzales make necklaces from pipe cleaners and Fruit Loops.Alejandro Servin and Jax Gonzales make necklaces from pipe cleaners and Fruit Loops. A total of 104 children participated in the weekly reading program at the Franklin County Library on Tuesday, July 12. There are two more sessions on July 19 and 26 for this year’s program.

Largest turtles

Largest Turtles - WinnersConner Grotsky entered Monster, which was deemed the largest turtle at the annual Turtle Derby on Saturday, July 9.  Bacon, belonging to Anja Clauson, claimed second place.

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Smallest turtles

Smallest Turtles - WinnersThe first place award for the Smallest Turtle went to Jordynn Grotsky’s turtle, Tiny at the annual Turtle Derby on Saturday, July 9.  Turtle Derby, belonging to Aubrey Dixon, was second.

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Fountain, Templeton, Bell reunion announced

Descendants of the Fountain, Templeton and Bell families will gather for their annual  reunion at Little Creek Park, Saturday, July 16 at 1 p.m.

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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, July 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Best decorated turtle

Carmon, belonging to Kiley Clauson, claimed the top prize for Best Decorated Turtle at the annual Turtle DerbyCarmon, belonging to Kiley Clauson, claimed the top prize for Best Decorated Turtle at the annual Turtle Derby on Saturday, July 9.  It was painted like lavender with colorful flowers.

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