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Egg hunt planned at Alamo

The Alamo Mission Museum will be the location of an egg hunt and games Easter Sunday, April 1.

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Master Gardeners Garden Show set

The Cypress Basin Master Gardeners’ ninth annual Plant Sale and Garden Show will be March 24, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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McDaniel, Bryan, Sinclair win Pinewood Derby Overall Speed

Winners of the 2018 Cub Scout Pack 6271 Pinewood Derby racesKayden McDaniel, Cameron Bryan, and Callaway Sinclair took overall honors for speed in the 2018 Cub Scout Pack 6271 Pinewood Derby races at the First United Methodist Church, charter organization for the pack.

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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.

Genealogy meeting set for March 19

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society (FCGS) will be at 7 p.m., March 19, at the research library on Main Street in Mount Vernon.

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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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Poor Boys seek buying teammates

Members are being sought for the Poor Boys buying team to purchase livestock at the annual Mount Vernon - Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show

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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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