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Distinguished Service Award honors historical commission

County Judge Scott Lee, center, presents the Distinguish Service Award to the  Franklin County Historical Commission, represented by Jerald and Mary Lou Mowery, chairman B. F. Hicks, Gail Reed, Robert Long, and Lillie Bush-Reves.The Texas Historical Commission has recognized the Franklin County Historical Commission with a Distinguished Service Award.

It was formally presented by Judge Scott Lee during the Monday, June 24 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court. Receiving the award were Jerald and Mary Lou Mowery, chairman B. F. Hicks, Gail Reed, Robert Long, and Lillie Bush-Reves. To learn more about this honor, see the June 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.