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Arts Alliance officers

left to right, Hayley Dickson, secretary, Jean Pamplin, historian, and Linda Hammond, president, Ruby Neely, vice president.Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance gathered for their annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Legion to honor veterans with fish fry

Members of the American Legion Post 243 will be honoring veterans with a free fried fish dinner at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 27.

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MLK Unity March planned for January 21

The annual “Unity March” in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is set for Monday, January 21. Participants will gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Denton Missionary Baptist Church to begin their march to the downtown courthouse.

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Chamber ribbon cuttings

Haley Ross with Modern Woodmen of America in Bogata cuts a ribbon to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, January 15.Haley Ross with Modern Woodmen of America in Bogata cuts a ribbon to join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, January 15.

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Non-profit credit counseling agency offers money-saving ideas for the new year

It’s the time of year when people resolve to change their lives, from getting in shape to improving relationships and achieving work-life balance.

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Alamo Mission Museum annual meeting set

The annual meeting of the Alamo Mission Museum will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 24, in the Old School House on the museum property.

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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, January 17, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Disciple Now

A total of 84 students and 19 leaders participated in the 15th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.A total of 84 students and 19 leaders participated in the 15th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon. The evangelical Christian youth outreach event was Thursday, January 10 through Sunday, January 13.

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John Stewart to be guest speaker at beekeepers’ meeting

John Stewart will be the guest speaker at the Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association monthly meeting Monday, January 14. He will be giving a presentation on swarm traps. To learn more about this meeting, see the January 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.