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Christmas store

Susan Sample helps a client select from donated clothing at the annual Christmas Store which is run by Community In Schools.Susan Sample helps a client select from donated clothing at the annual Christmas Store which is run by Community In Schools. The items were available last Thursday and Friday for families who needed a little help with gifts.

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Tittles celebrate 50th anniversary

Jerry and Sue TittleJerry and Sue Tittle of Sulphur Springs celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary after 50 years together Thursday, December 10. They were married on this date in 1965,

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Society to induct officers, honor First Families

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m. The group will induct officers for the coming year and present three First Family awards. For more information, see the December 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 17. The meeting will be at Pilgrim Bank, 2401 S. Jefferson St. in Mount Pleasant. See the December 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for information about this group.

Return Angel gifts for delivery

Those who have adopted Angel lists for the Christmas for All program are asked to return them immediately for delivery to the families of those children. As of Monday, December 7, 10 Angel

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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, December 17, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged to

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Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration to be concluded

The  local celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be concluded in three days and nights of special praise, dancing and a Eucharistic Mass Friday through Sunday, December 11 through 13. For details about this celebration, see the December 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday, December 14 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant. A question and answer session will start at 6:30 p.m. and meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. For more details about this group, see the December 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Angels still need to be adopted

Thirty Angel lists remained to be adopted as of Monday, November 30 in the 2015 Christmas for All through Communities In Schools’ gift program. Meanwhile, preparation for the Christmas Store

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