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Photo op

Louanne Stephens, Hannah EvansLouanne Stephens, at left, who plays Ruby on the television series, Longmire, took time after her presentation at the Rotary Club on Friday, January 23 to pose for a photo with Hannah Evans, who is a huge fan of the series. Ms. Stephens also provided cast photos and signed autographs.

Gusa named partner

Kristen GusaKristen Gusa, granddaughter of the late Virginia Gandy Rogers of Mount Vernon and the step daughter of Harold Smith of Winfield, has been named a partner with Gollob Morgan Peddy, Certified Public Accountants in Tyler.

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Horton’s first time home since deployed

Sgt. (E-5) Eric Horton made a surprise arrival to see his parents, Chip and Jodi (Turner) HortonSgt. (E-5) Eric Horton made a surprise arrival to see his parents, Chip and Jodi (Turner) Horton, for the first time since returning from deployment last Friday evening.

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Birthday reception

Wilda Scott pauses with her children, Sue Barker, Larry Scott, and Linda BillingsWilda Scott pauses with her children, Sue Barker, Larry Scott, and Linda Billings, during a reception for her 90th birthday at Tom Scott Lumber on Friday, January 23.

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Disciple Now

More than 150 students attended the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now eventMore than 150 students attended the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now event Thursday, January 15 through Sunday, January 18. D-Now is an evangelical Christian youth outreach event.

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Final week of registration underway for IF: Gathering

The last week of online registration is here for women of Franklin County and the surrounding area to participate in the local IF: Gathering event. The event is set for Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Longmire celebrity to speak at Rotary

Louanne Stephens, who plays Ruby in the television series, Longmire, will be the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Friday, January 23.

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Kid Fishing Day set

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park has scheduled its 26th annual “Kid’s Fishing Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 31. The event is open to anglers four to 16 years old.

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Alamo Mission Museum board plans annual meeting

The Alamo Mission Museum of Franklin County will conduct its annual membership meeting and potluck dinner at the Cultural Arts Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 22.

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