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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 at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 26.

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Kate a perfect pet for Peggy

Peggy and KateKate was dumped on the grounds of the local animal shelter operated by the city’s Mount Vernon Animal Control department last month. It was then that the life of the two year old female white miniature poodle

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Easterling to speak at Genealogy meeting

Don EasterlingThe monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Don Easterling will provide information about some of the first families in Mount Vernon

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Five generations of campers

Mr. Jordan, seen holding his great-grandson, Koltyn Rogers, is seated next to his mother, Lelia Mattingly Jordan Roberts. Third through fifth generations are Lynn Jordan Bates, Myra Hollingsworth, and Addison Minshew and Koltyn.Five generations of the Jordan family, along with friends, gathered for a week of camping, cooking out and homemade ice cream at Twin Oaks Park on Lake Cypress Springs.

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Old Saltillo Memorial Day, meeting Sunday

Shirley Gibbs will be the guest speaker for the Old Saltillo Cemetery Association’s 2015 Memorial Day program and annual business meeting. The acitivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 19 at the Old Saltillo United Methodist Church,

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Fun in the sun

Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21.Reese Linthicum catches some air while going down a water slide provided by the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, July 21. Youngsters who participated in the Summer Reading Program

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Hunnicutt benefit

Friends lined up for a turn to hug and wish well Edna Hunnicutt during a fish fry in her honor in Hagansport on Saturday, July 11.Friends lined up for a turn to hug and wish well Edna Hunnicutt during a fish fry in her honor in Hagansport on Saturday, July 11. Approximately 400 people were served and many joined the bidding at the live auction.

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To Kill a Mockingbird at Library July 30

In celebration of the new Harper Lee book Go Set a Watchman, the library will be showing the movie To Kill a Mockingbird at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. The free movie will be shown

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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. on Thursday, July 16, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged

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