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Penny third at world championship show

Hannah Penny of Mount  Vernon, captured third place in Ranch Riding at the 2015 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship ShowHannah Penny of Mount  Vernon, captured third place in Ranch Riding at the 2015 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City

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Posse event provides lots of competition, entertainment

Behlen Geney hangs on tight as he wears his cowboy hat, vest, and chaps during the preliminary Mutton Bustin’ roundBehlen Geney hangs on tight as he wears his cowboy hat, vest, and chaps during the preliminary Mutton Bustin’ round prior to Sunday night’s rodeo. He earned the most points during the

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September is Family Mealtime Month

The Franklin County Commissioners Court members declared September as Family Mealtime Month in 2015. Lindsey Yeager and Brian Ball, AgriLife Extension Agents for Franklin County,

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Call for county hotel, motel 2016 tax funding requests

Organizations that would like to secure Franklin County Hotel/Motel Tax funding for 2016 projects must submit an application for consideration. The deadline for applications to be received is 4 p.m.

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Lowe’s set 20th anniversary events

The Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center #955 will celebrate the center’s 20th year of operation with a series of special events next week. The center is currently the work place of up to 15

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Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center to celebrate 20th Anniversary

Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center #955 aerial photoThe Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center #955 is celebrating the center’s 20th year of operation this month. The special events began Tuesday and will culminate with a community wide Open House on September 24.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is National-Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Franklin County Library, along with libraries across the country, is relaying to parents that a library card is the most important school

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Texas Writes program to be at local library

The Texas Writes Program will be at the Franklin County Library on Saturday, September 19 starting at 10 a.m. “Join us for a morning of writing instruction and discussion,” Library director Lisa Lawrence said.

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Handicapable Rodeo sign up underway

The date for the annual Handicapable Rodeo in Franklin County has been changed to Friday, September 25. Local families with special needs children or adults who are not active with either

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