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Ribbon Cutting

Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.

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LaTortues, Turner, Rhymes-Johnson honored

The Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-JohnsonThe Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-Johnson for their service to the community

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Ninetieth birthday celebration planned for Rosa Taylor

Rosa Taylor with two of her grandsonsRosa Lee Crenshaw Taylor will be honored for her 90th birthday with a program and reception from 11:30 a.m. to about 3 p.m. Saturday, February 18 at the Denton Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Scout Ship attends report to state

left to right, were front row, Alexandra Lamb, Anakin King, Cheyenne King; second row, Paxton Roden, Khristi Shepherd, Jayden Pierce; third row, Michael Perry, Bob Stump, Shelia Slider, John John Shepherd; and back row, Susan Roden, David Perry, John Shepherd.Thirteen crew and adult leaders from Mount Vernon Sea Scout Ship 271 attended the annual Report to State events in Austin on Saturday, February 4.

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 16.

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Library to launch new book club

Franklin County Library recently joined the Next Chapter Book Club Affiliate Network and will soon be launching a local club.

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Marriage seminar sponsored by Oasis Fellowship

A special three day seminar about marriage and relationships, sponsored by Oasis Fellowship, begins with a banquet set for 7 p.m. Friday, February 24 at the Prosperity Bank Annex Building.

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McCarty featured speaker for Genealogical Society

Larry W. McCartyLarry W. McCarty will be the featured speaker at a program presented by the Franklin County Genealogical Society at  7 p.m. Monday, February 20 at the Mount Vernon ISD Lecture Hall.

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IF Gathering dates announced for 2017

The dates for the “IF Gathering” will be Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25 with the theme for this fourth annual local event is “IF God is real, GATHER!”

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