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Eatherton to speak at Beekeepers meeting

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday, March 12 at the AgriLife Building at 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant. Bobby Eatherton will be speaking on swarms. See the March 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details about this meeting.

Fish fry

Andy Emery stands ready at the fryersAndy Emery stands ready at the fryers waiting for a batch of fish to complete the cooking cycle. Approximately 250 attended the event at the Hagansport Community Center on Saturday, March 3.

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Wheelock Indian School topic of historical program

Dawn Standridge will present a program on the Wheelock Academy, a Choctaw Indian school, for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association on Monday evening, March 5, at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Stew on the square

Billy Jordan and Chuck Armstrong dish up a serving of stew on the downtown square on Monday, March 5.Billy Jordan and Chuck Armstrong dish up a serving of stew on the downtown square on Monday, March 5.

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Salute to Broadway presented at meeting

Nancy Craig, pianist, and Betsy Gekiere, vocalist, presented a Salute to Broadway at the Shakespeare Club meeting, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is set to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. People should set their clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night to avoid being late for church or other events.

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Event to benefit Alvarez family

A benefit dinner and auction for Bentley Alvarez will be Saturday, February 24, at the First Baptist Church’s Family Life Building.

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Bayne to be guest speaker at Wood County Beekeepers meeting

Karin Bayne will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association at 7 p.m., Tuesday March 6.

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Red Cross information meeting this week

An information meeting for those who might be interested in becoming Red Cross volunteers will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 22 at Calvary Chapel at 411 N. Van Buren in Mount Pleasant.

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