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Nominations open through chamber for community honors

Nominations are being accepted for consideration for the Franklin County Man, Woman and Agriculturist of the Year and the Franklin County Hall of Fame awards.

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Retreiver dog test

Grip, a six year-old retriever splashes through a pond to bring a duck to his ownerGrip, a six year-old retriever splashes through a pond to bring a duck to his owner, Katie Brouillette, during the Rose Country Retriever Club’s hunting test at Selah Ranch Sunday, December 9.

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Christmas open house

Pastor Pepper Puryear, at right, leads children from Kids Under Construction as they perform in the opening act of the First National Bank’s annual Christmas Open House.Pastor Pepper Puryear, at right, leads children from Kids Under Construction as they perform in the opening act of the First National Bank’s annual Christmas Open House.

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Food baskets to be distributed Saturday, Dec. 15

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to  qualified preregistered applicants between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 15. Saturday’s distribution will be from the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

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Local Farm Bureau has 38 years growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized for 38 years of continuous gain in memberships by the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB).

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Stocking contest

The decorated stockings have been hung in the hallway adjacent to the Tax Assessor’s office in the north end of the Law Enforcement CenterThe public is invited to vote in a Christmas stocking contest between the various Franklin County departments.

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Ornament Decorating class set at CAC

A children’s ornament decorating class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, December 15.

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Christmas parade Saturday, holiday activities planned

The Coldwell Banker - Lakehaven Realty Lighted Christmas parade will wind through the streets of Mount Vernon at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 15.

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Angel Trees set up at local businesses

There are still angels on the Angel Trees for Franklin County children in foster care. There are 15 children currently in the program who need support.

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