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GED orientation set next week at Library

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College will offer free General Education Development classes at the Franklin County Library.

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Brandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entries

Brandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entriesBrandon Sears of Guaranty Bond Bank holds the hopper full of drawing entries for winners to be chosen during their 100th Anniversary Celebration

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Four States Rodeo planned March 9 and March 23

The Four States High School Rodeo Association has events planned Saturday, March 9 and Saturday, March 23

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Winnsboro to celebrate 10th year as a Main Street Town

Main Street, Winnsboro, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on March 15 and 16.

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Easter in the Park March 30

The annual Easter in the Park event sponsored by the Franklin County Student Chamber of Commerce is set for Saturday, March 30 at Little Creek Park in Mount Vernon. For more information, see the March 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

KiteFest Saturday, volunteers needed

Large, gigantic figures will take flight at the Franklin County Airport this Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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KiteFest literally takes shape with displays from Whatakite

KiteFest 2013 is literally taking shape with the help of the Whatakite group.

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Rotary Bingo rescheduled for Oct. 5

The annual Rotary Bingo for scholarships has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, President Wayne Thames announced this week.

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FFA brings home four blue, a red and two class honors

The Mount Vernon FFA brought home four blue ribbons, a red ribbon, a first in class, and a third in class award

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