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Ribbon Cutting

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Cypress Springs Animal Clinic as a new member with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 26.The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Cypress Springs Animal Clinic as a new member with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 26.

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Disciple Now

More than 110 students participated in the 13th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.More than 110 students participated in the 13th annual Disciple Now event at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Dictionaries presented

A dozen members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club presented a set of two dictionaries (English and English/Spanish) to 132 third grade students at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Friday, Jan. 13A dozen members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club presented a set of two dictionaries (English and English/Spanish) to 132 third grade students at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Friday, January 13 as part of their annual support of education in the community.

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Scouting makes changes as 107th year begins

Boy Scout Troop 271Incorporated as the Boy Scouts of America on February 8, 1910 by Chicago publisher W. D. Boyce, the organization has continued to evolve while keeping the core values for which it was established as it begins its 107th year in the USA.

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Andrews celebrate diamond, 60th anniversary

Joe and Jan Andrews celebrated their diamond wedding anniversaryJoe and Jan Andrews celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary after 60 years of marriage Wednesday, January 18, 2017.Their children set up a 60th anniversary party for 20 family members in the South Texas coast town of Rockport.

Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeeping Association will offer a one day Introduction to Beekeeping class on Saturday February 4 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Billy Slaton benefit Saturday

A fund raising benefit to aid Billy Slaton has been organized for Saturday, January 21 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Coach Meeks receives new heart

Dickey Meeks received a new heart at 1:30 a.m. on Monday, January 23 at Baylor Heart Hospital in Dallas. He is the former Athletic Director for Mount Vernon ISD.

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Relay for Life captains meeting Thursday

Volunteers are needed to help build the 2017 Relay For Life event for Franklin County. An organizational captain’s meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at the First National Bank Century Room on Kaufman St.

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