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Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Memorial Day conducted

The Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Association had its annual Fall work day and business meeting on Saturday, September 19. There were 30 people in attendance. Members worked in the cemetery

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Pleasant Hill Farms takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

Young Farmer President Jouwert Talsma presents the first and second place plaques to Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Farms.Young Farmer President Jouwert Talsma presents the first and second place plaques to Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Farms. The Farm earned the top two places for their samples in the

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Stew fund raiser

Linda Bryan serves Minnie Birdsong as cooks Chuck Armstrong and Billy Jordan look onLinda Bryan serves Minnie Birdsong as cooks Chuck Armstrong and Billy Jordan look on at the annual Genealogical Society stew fund raiser on the downtown plaza. Members donated all the ingredients. The giant kettle of stew was sold out and brought in $1064.50 for the group.

Wood County Electric Coop. meeting Friday

The 77th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 9, at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. All members are invited and

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South Franklin plans “Night Out”

The officers and volunteers with the South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department will be hosts for a “Night Out” for those they serve from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 6 at Station #1,

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Halloween contests, events announced

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will conduct their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2015 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square on Friday, October 30.

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Hay Show Saturday

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 3 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.This year, 27 hay and

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Hopewell Cemetery Assn. to conduct annual meeting

The Hopewell Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 11, at the cemetery grounds on FM 21 at the intersection of CR SE4235.

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Saltillo community homecoming set

The Saltillo Community Homecoming will be Sunday, October 11 in the Saltillo School Cafetorium. A social time will begin at 10:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:20 p.m. For more details, see the September 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.