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Reeves, White announce engagement

Daniel White, Kaitlyn ReevesJohn and Susan Reeves of Mount Vernon announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Reeves, to Daniel White of Saltillo.

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Cemetery Associations meeting updates

The annual Memorial Day service at the Liberty Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28 under the arbor.

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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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Lurline Tinsley celebrates 102 years

Lurline Tinsley’s 102nd birthday was celebrated in a big way on Tuesday, May 26. Lurline Tinsley’s 102nd birthday was celebrated in a big way on Tuesday, May 26.

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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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Purley Cemetery postpones memorial service

The Purley Cemetery Association announced they will be postponing their annual  memorial service that was planned for Sunday, June 7.

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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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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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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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