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Scavenger hunt tours businesses

Grab some of your closest friends, family members or someone known to be smart to compete for a chance to share $80 in prize money to be awarded in the

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Old Saltillo Memorial Day planned July 19

Plans are under way for the Old Saltillo Cemetery Association’s 2015 Memorial Day program and ­annual business meeting set for Sunday, July 19.  The traditional program will be from

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McConnell, Connor win B3 42 tourney for second year

Larry Wayne McConnor and Anne McConnell, Matt Gerdesand Trey Newsome, and Jody Badum and Tom Holloway were the top three teams at the  42 Tournament.Anne McConnell of Leesburg and Larry Wayne Connor of Cookville joined forces again to defend their title and win the 42 tournament played during the Boots, Brew, and Barbecue event

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Randy’s Pigskin 5K runners

Nathan Castro and Rocky ChristenberryNathan Castro and Rocky Christenberry were the only runners to participate in the Randy’s Pigskin 5K Fun Run on Saturday, June 27 as part of the Boots, Brew, and Barbeque event.

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Prepare pet turtles for Alamo’s derby

Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the ninth annual Turtle Derby. The event is planned for Saturday, July 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Talsma attends leadership seminar

Hylke TalsmaHylke Talsma of Franklin County was one of 10 youth delegates sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), to attend the 2015 Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar

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Tallulah Dahling Dash

Donna McFarland, Russell Schneider, Ann Toxey and Patrick McMillan participated in the “Tallulah Dahling Dash”Donna McFarland, Russell Schneider, Ann Toxey and Patrick McMillan participated in the “Tallulah Dahling Dash” as a part of the Bankhead Hwy. Centennial events on Friday, June 26.

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Road trip planned for historical meeting

The bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association will take members on a road trip to the Historical Museum in Mount Pleasant Monday evening, July 6.

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Liberty Cemetery Decoration Day set

The annual Decoration Day services at the Liberty Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015. The event will begin with a business meeting, followed by a program presented by Ryan Kirkbride

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