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Extension office closed for events

The Franklin County AgriLife Extension office will be closed for three periods, two during July and one in August, due to the agent being out of town.

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Dan Hoke to speak at West New Hope United Methodist Church

West New Hope United Methodist Church will celebrate a special service at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 8, with a guest preacher, the Rev. Dan Hoke.

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Birthday celebration

Ken Greer and Denise Reichert visit with RM Harper, at right, during a reception for his 90th birthday.Ken Greer and Denise Reichert visit with RM Harper, at right, during a reception for his 90th birthday.

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Turtle Derby offers more than races

There is more to do than just race a turtle at the 12th annual Mid-Summer Bash and Turtle Derby set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7 at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Marie Latortue is local Rotary Club president

Marie Latortue was installed as president of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club for the 2018-19 club year Marie Latortue was installed as president of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club for the 2018-19 club year in a special dinner meeting of the club at the home of Tom Shiels on Lake Cypress Springs on Friday, June 15.

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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 12th annual Turtle Derby.

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Breading technicians

Gil Phetteplace, Clay Huizinga, and Mark Johnson work to coat fish pieces with breading in preparation for cooking at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fryGil Phetteplace, Clay Huizinga, and Mark Johnson work to coat fish pieces with breading in preparation for cooking at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry Saturday, June 16.

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Evetts presents Historic and Heritage foods program

Anne Evetts will be presenting the July program on Historic and Heritage foods, recipes from days gone by, at the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, July 2.

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Tom Standridge named Rotarian of the Year

Tom Standridge was named as the 2017-18 Rotarian of the Year by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and presented with a plaqueTom Standridge was named as the 2017-18 Rotarian of the Year by the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and presented with a plaque and jacket during the club’s weekly noon luncheon and program Friday, June 15.

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