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XTO, Carter, Postell honored by local 4-H Club

Recognition and awards were presented to members and adult  leaders/supporters at the annual Franklin County 4-H Banquet Oct. 4.XTO Energy, Pat Carter, and Jaci Postell were honored by the youth of the Franklin County 4-H Club for their support and leadership to the club and its members during the organization’s annual awards banquet Thursday, October 4.

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Lawrence to speak at Genealogy

Franklin County Librarian Lisa Ingram Lawrence will be the speaker for the October 15 meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society (FCGS). She will discuss finding her birth family through DNA testing.

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Open House Saturday at Mount Vernon House

Marie Latortue, administrator, and the staff at Mount Vernon house invites the public to an Open House set for Saturday, October 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. A tour of the facility and rooms will be available.

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Newbys to speak at Mount Olive Baptist

Paul and Kay Newby, missionaries to the Honduras, will be at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Hagansport at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 14. Come and hear their story of God’s work in their lives, said Lynda Bourn.

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Learn about rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is the process of diverting, capturing, and storing rainwater for future use, which not only reduces the demand on the water supply, but also reduces run-off, erosion and contamination of surface water.

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Saltillo homecoming Sunday

The Saltillo Community Homecoming will be Sunday, October 14 in the Saltillo School Cafetorium. A social time will begin at 10:30 a.m.

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Fire ants, mosquitoes to be more prevalent after rains

With recent rains subsiding in many parts of the area and the re-emergence of warmer, drier weather, Texans should expect to see a proliferation of fire ants and mosquitoes, said Dr. Robert Puckett,

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Libertarian candidates to be at CountryFest

Libertarian party candidates vying for statewide seats will be in Mount Vernon Saturday, October 13 for CountryFest. Candidates Mark Tippets for Governor, Kerry McKennon for Lieutenant Governor, and Neal Dikeman for U.S. Senate will be at the Libertarian Party of Franklin County’s booth on Main St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Meal site operational

The Hub began serving meals prepared on site Monday, when more than 25 were served.The Hub began serving meals prepared on site Monday, when more than 25 were served.

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