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Five earn top Cub Scout honor

Order of the Arrow members Alex Casillas, Noah Childress and Bryce Ridenour (l to r) of Daingerfield conducted a memorable Arrow of Light Award Ceremony for Webelos II membersOrder of the Arrow members Alex Casillas, Noah Childress and Bryce Ridenour (l to r) of Daingerfield conducted a memorable Arrow of Light Award Ceremony for Webelos II members of Mount Vernon Pack 271 at a special end of the year event for pack members and their families.

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Reeder honored with 70 year Masonic service award

Members of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 visited the home of Oscar Reeder at his home at Lake Cypress Springs to present his 70 year service awardMembers of the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691 visited the home of Oscar Reeder at his home at Lake Cypress Springs to present his 70 year service award on behalf of the Grand Lodge of Texas.

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Flag retirement

Troop 271 Boy Scout Alonso Torres cuts the last stripe from an American flag being retired during ceremonies on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29Troop 271 Boy Scout Alonso Torres cuts the last stripe from an American flag being retired during ceremonies on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29 at the American Legion Post #243.

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Wood County Beekeepers to meet

The Wood County Beekeepers’ Association will meet Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the First National Bank Community Room, 315 North Main Street in Winnsboro.

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Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Franklin County Cultural Preservation Society, Robin Henry, Janet Dunlap, Stephanie Hyman, Brad Hyman, Amy Briscoe, and Henry RuelasMembers of the Franklin County Cultural Preservation Society, Robin Henry, Janet Dunlap, Stephanie Hyman, Brad Hyman, Amy Briscoe, and Henry Ruelas celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16.

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Memorial service Sunday for Purley Cemetery

The Purley Cemetery Association will have a memorial service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, June 4 at Purley Baptist Church.

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Freezer donated

The Ignite Kids, a youth group from the First United Methodist Church, made it their “Spring Mission” to earn funds to purchase a freezer for the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.The Ignite Kids, a youth group from the First United Methodist Church, made it their “Spring Mission” to earn funds to purchase a freezer for the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Bethel Cemetery memorial service set

A memorial service for the Bethel Cemetery will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 4.

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Ribbon Cutting

James and Sarah Stuart of Premier Lawn Care were joined by family and friends during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 to celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.James and Sarah Stuart of Premier Lawn Care were joined by family and friends during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 to celebrate joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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