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Wear blue Friday, support the local welfare board Saturday

Citizens are being encouraged to wear blue to work, to school, attending a club meeting, and with family members Friday, April 10 to show support and draw attention to Child Abuse Prevention on Wear Blue Day.

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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 13 at the AgriLife Building at 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant. 

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Lantern release

Approximately 50 lanterns were released from the football field at Mount Vernon ISDApproximately 50 lanterns were released from the football field at Mount Vernon ISD on Monday, March 30. The release was in honor of Andrea Cook and Nicole Barela, both Mount Vernon High School students, who died in a motor vehicle accident the previous week.

Kid fish event set for April 11

Registration for the fifth annual Franklin County Kids Fish Day has begun. This unique fishing event, created to provide a hands-on fishing experience for children ages three to 14 years old, has been set for Saturday, April 11. See the April 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.

Marksman Quartet in concert at Calvary

The Marksman Quartet will be in concert, Sunday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Temple with dinner to follow. Revival services will ­begin Sunday and will continue through

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Open house

The Ramsay boys, Raif, Brynton, Tallon, and Kade, enjoyed chili and tamales on the front steps of Tom Scott Lumber Yard.The Ramsay boys, Raif, Brynton, Tallon, and Kade, enjoyed chili and tamales on the front steps of Tom Scott Lumber Yard. The lumber yard had an “Outdoor Power” open house on Saturday, March 28 with discounts on lawn equipment.

Birthday celebration

Veronica Jordan presents an Early Franklin County Texas Family certificate to Ray Loyd Johnson Veronica Jordan presents an Early Franklin County Texas Family certificate to Ray Loyd Johnson during his 77th birthday celebration in the Century Room on Monday, March 23.

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Coldwell Banker presents 2014 awards

Steve Wilhite, Pam Swanner, Cristy Orr, Linda Caster  and  David Taylor display award plaques Coldwell Banker Lakehaven, Realtors conducted their annual awards banquet on March 12 in Mount Pleasant. Awards for production for 2014 were presented.

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Get prepared for Easter in the Park

Parents should be getting prepared for the annual Easter in the Park event to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4 at Little Creek Park. Over 3,000 eggs will be hidden for children to find.

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