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Comparing DNA to be program at Genealogy

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, August 15. The program topic will be “Comparing DNA Tests and Results” presented by three FCGS members: Phyllis Brown, Veronica Jordan, and Teri Siddens.

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Summer melon enjoyed

Maddie Wilhite had trouble hanging on to her toy and doll when her watermelon slice demanded both handsMaddie Wilhite had trouble hanging on to her toy and doll when her watermelon slice demanded both hands at the Watermelon Day on the Plaza event.

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Greenwood Cemetery board to meet August 6

The annual meeting of the Greenwood Cemetery Association will be Saturday, August 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Baptist Church. A business meeting and financial report will be presented.

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Rosie Duck to be honored

Rosie DuckA reception honoring Rosie Duck will be Saturday, August 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 512 Yates St.

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Clothes closet

Volunteer Anne Adams helps a client sort select shirts at the Community Clothes ClosetVolunteer Anne Adams helps a client sort select shirts at the Community Clothes Closet on Friday, July 22. Members of the community donated clothing that was then provided free for local school children.

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Bluebonnet the armadillo

Author Mary Brooke Casad and her puppet Bluebonnet the armadillo entertained children during a Summer Enrichment program sponsored by the Friends of the Franklin County LibraryAuthor Mary Brooke Casad and her puppet Bluebonnet the armadillo entertained children during a Summer Enrichment program sponsored by the Friends of the Franklin County Library on Thursday, July 28.

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Confederate Irish is topic of camp meeting

Compatriot Michael Hurley of the Tyler Camp will present a program entitled “The Confederate Irish” for the monthly meeting of the 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, at 7 p.m. Monday, August 1.

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Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day set, August 7

The 59th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be Sunday, August 7 at the Saltillo Community Center. The business meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

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Benefit set for Lappin family

A fishing tournament benefit for the Jay Lappin family has been organized for Saturday, July 30 from 6 a.m. to noon at the old Titus County boat ramp off FM 3417 in Mount Pleasant.

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