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Kid Fishing day set Saturday, Jan. 28

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have scheduled a “Kid’s Fishing Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Bob Sandlin State Park.

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Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Saturday

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet will be Saturday, Jan. 28

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AARP to meet Monday, Jan. 23

Beverly Logan with Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc., will be the guest speaker at the The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting

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5K, 10K runs added to Tour de Cypress

A 5K and a 10K run were added this week to the annual Tour de Cypress bike ride.

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Hopkins receives car

Hopkins receives carValera Hopkins of Mount Vernon received a 2012 Mary Kay 50th Anniversary Special Edition Black Mustang on Thursday, Jan. 12.

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General maintenance

Rail Road tie replacementBlackland Railroad Track Forman Kenneth Bowser and his crew worked Wednesday, Jan. 11 to complete general maintenance

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Community park value presented to Rotary, Industrial Foundation

The positive value of parks was the topic of a presentation to both the Franklin County Industrial Foundation and the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Friday, Jan. 13.

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Gatlin is new executive for local Scout district

Mitchell Jordan “Mitch” GatlinMitchell Jordan “Mitch” Gatlin has assumed duties as Sr. District Executive for the White Oak District of the NeTseO

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Buy chamber tickets before Monday, Jan. 23

Chamber members and other supporters are urged to purchase tickets for the annual chamber banquet no later than Monday, Jan. 23.

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