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Fireworks on Lake Cypress Springs celebrates 20th year

Fireworks over Lake Cypress SpringsLast Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the annual Fireworks on Lake Cypress Springs event. The event  celebrates U.S. Independence Day.

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Independent Business Week contest set

Members of the Community Events Committee invite Franklin County residents to celebrate Independent Business Week (IBW) at area stores and restaurants July 2-7.

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Not too late to register Lunches of Love

The deadline for eligible children to register in order to guarantee a bus ride to the site for the Lunches of Love program is noon Friday, June 30.

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Fireworks on the lake Saturday, keep access clear

Onlookers are asked to keep access to and through parks clear for emergency vehicles as people flock to Lake Cypress Springs for the 20th annual display of fireworks over the lake starting at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1.

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Handicapable donation

Bill Germann, far left, and David Allen, far right, present checks to Franklin County Handicapable representatives, Dale and Barbara Crowston, center.Bill Germann, far left, and David Allen, far right, present checks to Franklin County Handicapable representatives, Dale and Barbara Crowston, center.

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Pageant sign-up deadline July 28

The deadline to sign-up as a contestant in the 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is not until Friday, July 28, but spaces are limited.

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Army of builders

U. M. ARMY members from the First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne replace a porch for a homeU. M. ARMY members from the First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne replace a porch for a home in the 200 block of Miller St. on Monday, June 19.

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Fireworks on the lake set for next week

The 20th annual fireworks over Lake Cypress Springs will be Saturday night, July 1.

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United Way allocations hearings next Wednesday

The annual series of allocation hearings for the Franklin County United Way is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 in the First National Bank Board Room downtown.

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