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Fish-fry planned for Labor Day Weekend

The annual Labor Day Weekend fish-fry and kick-off for the annual United Way of Franklin County pledge drive has been set for Saturday, August 31 from 5 to 7 p.m at the Masonic Lodge in Mount Vernon on the south service road of I-30.

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Bountiful plumbing

Steve Slaton with Tri-City Plumbing installs new plumbing in the ground for the Bountiful Place remodeling projectSteve Slaton with Tri-City Plumbing installs new plumbing in the ground for the Bountiful Place remodeling project Tuesday, August 13. Framing and electrical wiring will be the next work on the schedule.

Fruit salad cook off

Susan Reeves was the winner in the fruit salad cook off at the Second Saturday eventSusan Reeves was the winner in the fruit salad cook off at the Second Saturday event August 10. She won first place and the people’s choice award.

Dr. Clothier to speak at Aging Gracefully on Aug. 29

Dr. Mark Clothier, a Winnsboro physician, will speak at the Aging Gracefully meeting on August 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in the Fellowship Hall.

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Concrete cutting

Dust fills the air as Brad Kittle operates a concrete saw, while Larry Newby applies water to the blade. Dust fills the air as Brad Kittle operates a concrete saw, while Larry Newby applies water to the blade. The pair made the cuts Friday, August 9, in preparation for plumbing work to get started at the Bountiful Place remodeling project.

Postcard display

Johnny Newsom, at left, shares stories about his postcards at the Century RoomJohnny Newsom, at left, shares stories about his postcards at the Century Room Saturday, August 10.

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Kenneth Sivard to speak at Genealogy

Kenneth Sivard will be the speaker for the Monday, Aug. 19, meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Velazquez returns to Texas American Bank

Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr.Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr. has transferred back to Texas American Bank (TAB) in Mount Vernon and will be serving as a loan officer.

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Second Saturday

Josie and Trinity Woods make a ball filled with wild flower seedsJosie and Trinity Woods make a ball filled with wild flower seeds during the 2nd Saturday event August 10. Vendors offered a variety of craft items, baked goods, and fresh fruit and vegetables.