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Easterling to speak at Genealogy on Monday

Don Easterling will present a short program on World War II in Franklin County at the December Franklin County Genealogical Society (FCGS) meeting.

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Neal, McQueen snag UPRA titles

Jocee Neal was recently crowned Miss UPRA 2017, and Rebekah McQueen was crowned Miss Teen UPRA 2017.Jocee Neal was recently crowned Miss UPRA 2017, and Rebekah McQueen was crowned Miss Teen UPRA 2017.

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SAFE-T Agency offers training sessions

SAFE-T is offering training sessions each month to complete a 40 hour Sexual Assault Training Program (SATP) The program has been certified by the office of the Attorney General.

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Miss Rodeo America 2017

Lisa Lageschaar was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2017 this weekend in Las Vegas.Lisa Lageschaar was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2017 this weekend in Las Vegas. She was crowned Miss Rodeo Texas 2016 in June.

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Items needed for military boxes

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) group is gathering items needed to send to active duty service members, particularly those still serving in the middle eastern countries, to be delivered in December.

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Area beekeepers to meet Tuesday

A meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association will be on Tuesday, December 6. There will be a holiday potluck dinner and a discussion on caring for honey bees from both new and longtime beekeepers. See the December 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

Cubs attend Webelos Woods

Nine Webelos, ages 10 and 11, members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271 attended the annual Webelos Woods camping weekendNine Webelos, ages 10 and 11, members of Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271 attended the annual Webelos Woods camping weekend with their partner Boy Scout Troop 271 at Camp Dierks in Oklahoma November 11-13.

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Heifer project

Destiny Barron and her heifer, Heidi, earned second in class and won junior showmanship out of 19 teamsDestiny Barron and her heifer, Heidi, earned second in class and won junior showmanship out of 19 teams on Saturday, November 19 in Mount Pleasant.

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Thanksgiving Day dinner set

A free community Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center at noon Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.

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